Regular Termite Inspection

Termite inspections are the best choice for homeowners willing to take a pro active approach to fight the termites. These measures should be done on daily basis and it can help to lower the cost of termite treatment and prevent further damage to your home.

The first step in termite inspections is to find the signs of termites within your house. Termite tubes are the most signs of termite invasion. Termite tubes are small trails running up the interior and exterior of your home. Therefore, it is very important to perform thorough check up on your home both indoors and outdoors when inspecting termites’ invasion.

The following information will help you to determine where you should regularly check to ensure that all areas are free from termites

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Attics

This should be your first place while conducting your inspection. Check the attic areas for termite tubes. They mostly like constructing their tubes there as it cannot be easily seen. Also you can check if there is any decayed mud or wood. If you come across any area infested by termites, ensure that you check the extend of damage and destroy all termites including their tubes.

Interior

Your inspection should include every room in your house. Make sure that you check behind your window curtains, under beds behind appliances and inside the cabinets. They mostly love this area. Check if there is any imperfection on the wood and drywalls of each room. The simplest way on how to identify the imperfections is by shining a flashlight along the length of the wall.

Crawl Spaces

Here you are looking for the termite tubes which come from the ground up the side of the foundation. In case you find some signs of termites, use a tool to test the density of the affected wood close to the termite tube. Dig a trench along the foundation to see if you can find the termites. This will help you determine the severity of the termite infestation.

Exterior

The signs of termites typically show outside the home is very easy to notice. The home perimeter should be inspected very well. Be sure to inspect the foundation for a sign of termite tubes.It is important to get rid of all decaying wood from the perimeter of your home. It can be favorable environment for termites to breed. If your home is made of wood or plastic, check the base of the sides to look for any sign of termites.

One may hire a qualified termite expert to carry out termite inspections operations. Some homeowners need termite inspection details in order to use them when vending their property. This can only be done by experts from accompany that is licensed in Brisbane pest control services.

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