Blue Ribbon Termite Specialists
Termites strike more individual homes and cause more damage than fires, storms, floods and earthquakes combine.
Blue Ribbon Inspection & Report
A complete thorough inspection of the buildings and surrounds, and a detailed written report on areas inspected, evidence found of termite activity, high risk termite entry areas inaccessible to inspection and termite control options and limitations thereto. Recommended as essential.
Blue Ribbon Chemical Soil Treatment
The perimeter and sub-floor of a building to eradicate termites attempting to gain entry into the building through a treated soil area. On the grounds of safety and effectiveness Termidor termiticide is recommended for this purpose.
Blue Ribbon Termite Baiting
Potential termite colony elimination involves the installation and monitoring of termite bait stations, This method relies heavily on the termites "finding" and consuming sufficient bait. Recommended in some circumstances.
Building Modifications and Maintenance
Including some termite risk reduction measures the homeowner maycarry out, such as, improving sub-floor ventilation, removal of timber in contact with the soil, opening and clearing important inspection access areas.
Blue Ribbon Regular Follow-Up Inspections
Essential and should be carried out at least every 6 to 12 months where signs of termite activity has been located in the vicinity of susceptible buildings or timber structures.
Chemical Soil Treatments
Protect your property from termites in Townsville
If there are termites in the building, at the time of chemical soil treatment, they cannot safely return to their central colony nest through the chemically treated soil. Termites are compelled to return every few days to their central colony nest in the ground to obtain moisture essential for their survival and to feed and groom the nymphs (young termites), the king, queen & other termites.
The installation of a chemical soil barrier requires expert knowledge and specialized equipment to form a complete and continuous barrier to protect the building from a termite entry and infestation - as illustrated below:
Trench and treat soil around external concrete slab edge - a common termite entry point
Trench and treat soil around walls and piers in the sub-floor area
Use rod injection to treat soil along and around the external perimeter area of the building
Drill concrete floor along all expansion joints and cracks, and treat soil thereunder
Drill concrete floor around pipes and treat soil thereunder
Drill concrete patio areas and treat soil area therein - a high risk termite nest location
Special care and equipment can be used to detect a subsidiary termite nest contained within the building structure
Subterranean termites may build such a nest in a roof or wall cavity where moisture is regularly supplied, say from a leaking shower recess, broken roof tiles, faulty guttering or plumbing