Termites Adelaide

Termite Control Adelaide

Do you see signs of termite infestation at your Adelaide property? Subterranean termites which are commonly known as white ants are a highly destructive pest group with widespread property damage. If yes, then hiring professionals providing termite treatment in Adelaide is very essential to secure your property from white ant damage.

We, at Tom’s Pest Control Adelaide, are the experts of local pest control services in Australia with a service network in all the major cities. Our team of experts provide effective services related to termites in Adelaide. Using the best termite control procedures and products, we ensure defend your home against future termite infestations.

Why Is Timely Termite or White Ant Control Treatment Important?

Often many people have a question in their mind when they observe white ant signs in their property that what are white ants how are they harmful? Termites or white ant do not bite or cause any direct harm to humans. But they can make a significant financial loss for people by attacking properties.

Studies confirm that there are several thousands of termite species in Australia, but only 20 of them feed wood products and cause property damage. The South Australian properties generally report a group of subterranean termites i.e., white ants, cause the following range of damage and demand advanced termite extermination & protection in Adelaide:

White ants or termites multiply quickly and live-in large colonies, and they can spread throughout the property and even to the neighbouring buildings quickly. Therefore, you should get professional white ant control and protection as soon as you see the traces of infestation.

At Tom’s Pest Control Adelaide, we have local pest control teams in every suburbs of Adelaide to provide you with quick termite treatment at home. We offer a comprehensive termite service that helps you safeguard your property from the risks of future pest infestation.

Signs Of Termite Inspections & Treatment

You can quickly identify the presence of subterranean termites at your property with the following signs:

We use advanced technology and tools to identify any trace of termite infestation to provide with the highest quality termite & house inspection services in Adelaide. On the other hand, we also consider using white ant baits which are designed to be non-repellant to the white-ants. It is the best and long-term solution against termites.

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Our Four-Stage Termite Treatment Procedure Includes

Tom’s Pest Control has a four-stage process for termite treatment in Adelaide. The step-by-step procedure helps you to safeguard your property from future infestation risks as well.

Professional Termite Inspections Adelaide

Our licensed pest technicians will come to your Adelaide property and complete a detailed white ant or termite inspection. We will investigate and identify the termite species, the extent of pest infestation, the level of damage due to infestation, and the factors that led to infestation.

We will document the white ant inspection with images, details of the damage, the characteristics of the termite species, the recommended treatment procedures, and more. We will provide you with a copy of the inspection report to help you understand the extent of the pest issue

Termite Treatment Plan

Based on the pest inspection, we will create a tailored white ants or termite pest control plan to address termite issues at your Adelaide property. It will have the details of the termite, the timeline of the termite pest control, the expected outcome, and any property-specific instructions to the inhabitants.

Based on the size or the extent of pest infestation, we may complete a follow-up treatment to eliminate the termite infestation from your property completely. In such cases, we will include the details of the follow-up treatment as well in the treatment plan. We will update you the termite treatment plan before beginning with the procedure to ensure a transparent service experience.

Termite Extermination & Protection

We will complete the termite extermination at your Adelaide property as described in the termite or white ant control treatment plan. Our pest technicians may use a mix of termite treatment procedures to get the best results. We generally use termite baits, repellents, termiticides, termite sheets, and more to exterminate and create a white ant barrier around your property.

We use only safe, family-friendly, and Australia-approved termite products and procedures as we want to create a healthy environment around your property with our termite treatment.

Ongoing Termite Control

Termites are a highly destructive pest group, and the treatment may not give you long-lasting results if there are no ongoing control procedures in place. We will provide you with specific termite control tips and techniques based on our inspection and findings.

Some general property maintenance tips that can work and minimise future termite infestation issues are the following:

Why Choose Us for Termite Exterminators in Adelaide?

The highlights of our Adelaide termite control treatments are the following:

Same/next day termite inspection & Treatment
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TAFE- and APCA-certified Adelaide termite control specialists
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State-of-the-art termite control procedures
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Transparent, professional Termite Exterminators with upfront quotes
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Safe, family-friendly, and Australia-approved treatment procedures and products
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Total Satisfaction Guaranteed​
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Regardless of the termites you want, Tom’s Pest Control is committed to giving you a comprehensive service experience

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If you see that the termite issues at your properties are not subsided, you can contact us within two weeks of the termite treatment. Our termite pest control  technicians will come back to your Adelaide property, perform comprehensive retreatment for FREE, and ensure that your property is termite-free.

FAQs

To permanently eliminate termites, it is essential to hire a professional pest control company that can provide appropriate treatment for eliminating the termite issue in your home. You can expect the pest control experts to inspect your home first to understand the type of termites attacking your property and the level of infestation.

Depending on their findings, they will suggest an appropriate termite removal plan that will clear your home of termites completely. Pest control treatments carried out by reliable and professional pest control companies can offer a permanent solution to termite issues. 

If the termite holes aren’t too big and you have caught the infestation early, you can choose to cover the termite holes using a wood hardener. However, before you cover the holes, ensure to remove rotten wood, if any, around the holes to ensure better results. 

Once this is done, you can fill the gaps with the hardener and wait for it to dry completely. If the termites have damaged the wood to a great extent, covering the holes wouldn’t be possible. You will require professional treatment and maybe a change of wood for your furniture in case of severe damage.

The most effective treatment for removing termites from your property depends on several factors like the size of the area infested, the infestation level and how long the infestation has been, to name a few. When you hire a professional pest control company, they are likely to inspect your property to understand what type of termite treatment will work the best for it. 

Most pest control companies use liquid treatment and baiting system to treat termite issues at various properties. Both these treatments are considered to be effective in removing termites permanently from your home or office.

Many natural remedies can be used to treat termite issues at your property. However, the one ingredient found in your kitchen that can do wonders in removing termites quickly is vinegar. Mix half a cup of vinegar with the juice of two lemons and spray this mixture on to the infected area. The acidic nature of vinegar will kill termites to a great extent. 

It would be best to spray this mixture multiple times a week to ensure all the termites get killed. However, if the level of infestation is too high, killing all termites wouldn’t be possible without the help of a pest control expert.

Unfortunately, home insurance does not cover damages done to your property by termites. Termites are considered insects, and no insurance company offers protection against damaged done by insects. Also, most insurances usually cover damages that are sudden or unforeseeable. Damages caused by termites do no happen suddenly or overnight. 

It takes time for termites to grow in number and cause a considerable amount of damage to your property. You can always prevent the problem from increasing by taking actions in the initial stage. This is why insurance companies consider termite attacks as preventable and do not include them in your home insurance.

Termite treatment carried out by professionals take about a day or two to work. Termites begin to die as soon as they come in contact with the solution applied. If the severity of the issue is high, the treatment may take a little longer to work effectively on the entire colony of termites. 

However, if you have used a home remedy to kill the termites on your property, you may have to wait longer to see effective results. The chances are of you not getting 100% results with a natural remedy for high infestation level.

If your home has undergone liquid termite treatment, you need not get the treatment done again for up to 5 years. Post this period, you may have to call the pest control experts to inspect your property, who will decide if re-treatment is required. On the other hand, if you have got the termite bait treatment done, it is recommended to check for infestation issues every few months. If the need is, you can connect with your pest control company, discuss the infestation issue’s status, and confirm if re-treatment is required.

Termite infestation is a common issue that can affect any property. If you like a property that has a termite issue, it is best to get it inspected by a reliable pest control company to understand how severe the problem is. If the issue isn’t big, you can quickly buy the house and get the termite control treatment. 

However, if the pest control experts tell you that the damage caused to the property due to termites is vast, it is best to avoid purchasing the home to save yourself the time, money and effort for treating the problem.

Termites can attack your property any time of the year. If you have hired a pest control expert to check for termite issues at your property and they have spotted the problem, you can get the treatment done right away without worrying about the season. 

However, suppose you are keen on implementing bait stations in your home or commercial property. In that case, you may consider doing it in winters as the termite activity during this season is comparatively more predictable. Please remember, this isn’t necessary. If you require to implement bait stations or any other termite treatment in any other season, you can do so without any problem.

The cost of the termite control treatment depends on the type of treatment you are availing of. If you go for a treatment with a spray or dust or foam, you can expect the treatment to cost you somewhere between $330 and $660, depending on the infestation severity. For installing baits, you may have to spend around $2500 to $3500 at one time. The cost for soil treatment is the same as installing baits. However, soil treatment need not be repeated frequently. 

If you are using a combination of treatments to get rid of termites in your property, the cost will be calculated depending on the treatments you choose and the level of infestation. To know the exact cost of treating the termite issue, get your property inspected by our experts.

The duration for which the termite treatment lasts depends on its type. If you have got liquid termite treatment done by a reliable pest control expert, you can expect it to last for about 5 years. Whereas, if you have installed bait stations, you can expect them to last for about a year. However, with bait stations, you need to book yearly maintenance sessions. 

To ensure your termite treatment remains effective for as long as possible, it is essential to get it done from a reliable pest control company. Though the cost of the treatment offered by experienced pest control companies may be slightly higher, they will save you the time and effort of having repeated sessions done.

The baiting system involves installing baits containing food and a slow-acting insecticide in areas from where the termites gather their food. Termites collect food from the baits and return to their colony to feed other mates and the queen. 

When the termites repeatedly eat the food with insecticide, they begin to die in a few weeks. In the case of liquid soil treatment, the soil on which the building stands receives termiticide treatment. The termiticide in the soil acts as a repellent, discouraging them from entering your property and looking for food sources away from your home.

The best termite treatment for your property depends on the level of infestation. It is best to get your property inspected by our pest control experts, who can guide you with the proper treatment for your property. Our experts will check for things like the level of infestation, the number of areas infested, the amount of damage done and more, before suggesting an appropriate treatment for the same. 

You can get in touch with us and request an inspection of your property. Our experts will visit you at the scheduled time to inspect your property and suggest the best termite treatment.

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