8 Tips for Fast & Effective Termite Infestation Treatments
1. DO NOT spray the termites with fly spray or try to treat termites yourself.
2. Cover the termite effected area immediately – This can be done with masking tape and cardboard, you don’t want to scare the termites away from the areas you have found.
3. If you live in the Brisbane area, call Silk’s Pest Control ASAP. If you live outside of the Brisbane area, contact a QBCC Licensed and insured termite specialist in your area. As per the Australian Standards, all homes should have a Termite Inspection performed by a licensed termite inspector AT LEAST every 12 months. Ideally they should be inspected every 6 months.
4. What’s involved in the process to get rid of termites? – It’s a 3 step process – CLICK HERE TO SEE THE ARTICLE
5. Home DIY cost cutting: Our homes tend to be our biggest financial investment. If you try to treat termites yourself you will most likely scare the termites into a concealed part of the house. Unfortunately when you realise your treatment has failed, you could be looking at massive repair cost to rebuild half of your house.
6. If you go with the cheapest quote – You will get what you pay for! When it comes to the termite and pest control industry, this saying is spot on. Most Brisbane homes are valued over $500,000. In most cases, the cost of a quality service to save your home from termites is less than 1% of the value of your home. This fee will cover the three stages required for a quality termite treatment.
Be Cautious: If you cut costs and go for the cheapest price, you could end up with an unlicensed, uninsured tradesman pumping Arsenic dust into the walls of your home.
7. How to check if your termite inspector is licensed – Check for their QBCC License and check that they are insured!
Important Information – A lot of cheap and dodgy pest controllers DON’T have insurance. Some operators don’t even have a license! You wouldn’t want a random, dodgy tradesman pumping a dangerous poison into the walls of your house would you?
8. Quality, Professional Termite Inspectors have spent years studying the behaviours of termites and how they destroy homes. They have developed safe, fast and effective methods to gain quick control and limit the risk of future termite attacks.
It’s your home and your family’s health – why risk it!
Contact Silk’s Pest Control Brisbane Today for a FREE QUOTE or to Book in a Termite Inspection Service
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5 STARS – Adam provided a very thorough and professional inspection at the agreed time. The Pre-Sale Report was excellent. We will use Silk’s Pest Control for our next pre-purchase inspection.
5 STARS – Our company have used Silks Pest Control for many years and have always been more than satisfied. They are very reliable and professional. They always work in with our times to do the service.
5 STARS – As we are selling our rental property our property manager organised for Adam from Silk’s Pest control to come out and do an inspection in regards to some termite damage that was found. A great job was carried out with a thorough and informative report received the same day. Adam also phoned ourselves and took the time to explain the report and what was found so everything was easy to understand of what had been done and along with this he was able to offer solutions to suit our needs. Thanks Adam and Nikki
5 STARS – “Excellent! – Adam took the time to explain the process of how he was tracing the source of the termites. My property was treated and could not be happier”
5 STAR RATING – I have now recommended Silk’s to several friends and colleagues. Adam went far and above the expected level of service, was reliable, informative and professional. I would not go anywhere else now
5 STAR RATING – Adam and Team provides knowledgeable, professional, friendly, personal information on time every time and is a pleasure dealing with and all our 22 owners have no concerns or pests since Silks have serviced our New Farm Unit Complex
5 STAR RATING – Silks have been looking after our home in East Brisbane for the past 5 years. We had them install a termite barrier around the home shortly after we purchased it in January 2012, and we have Adam come out every year to inspect for termites. What we love about Silks is that they send us a reminder when we are due for the inspection, so we dont have to worry about keeping track of it, we just get the reminder and book it straight in. I’ve found Adam to be very switched on and he is very thorough at what he does. Overall we are very happy with the service we get from Silks every year and will continue to use them for years to come.
5 STAR RATING – We recently had Adam from Silks Pest Control come out to our home in Holland Park. I had found termites when I was vaccuming and had hit the skirting board with the vacuum – the skirting board literally caved in! And then we saw the termites running around in there and started to panic! I asked our Neighbour who she had recently used for her Termite problems and she highly recommended Adam from Silks. So we gave him a call that morning, and he was just so helpful and calming over the phone. He came out that afternoon, performed the inspection, and found 4 other spots where the termites were. He treated all of those areas, then came back a few weeks later to make sure the treatment had worked. He also explained that we had no barrier in place to prevent termite attacks and provided… Read More “We Were So WORRIED When We Found Termites”
5 STAR RATING – I recently booked Adam from Silks for a pest treatment service in my unit and found him to be very thorough and very personable. He even gave me great advice on how to ensure my pest treatment would last as long as possible. I will definately be getting my pest treatment done again next year and will certainly be recommending him to my friends, neighbouring unit owners and family. Thank you again Adam”
5 STAR RATING – I found Silk’s Pest Control to provide outstanding service. Adam talked me through the entire process and the chemicals used prior to him starting the job. He was very thorough and did a great job. I would recommend Silk’s to anyone looking for either general pest control or for termite eradication. Nikki and Adam both get 10/10 for their brilliant customer service. Well done Silk’s! I will definately be using you every year for my pest control.
5 STAR RATING – As a Property Manager, I have found that Silk’s Pest Control offers amazing service, quality workmanship and competitive prices. Adam has no hesitation if offering cost effective alternatives for our Landlords to suit each property’s specific needs. I would have no hesitation in recommending them as the service is outstanding