A. There are four easy steps.
A. No, some are non-aggressive and only eat grass and vegetation. It is usually only the subterranean species and the dry-wood colonies (such as the West Indian termite) that can prove a threat to properties.
A. Yes and no. Termites are often called white ants however they are not ants at all.
A. No, they are random foragers who work twenty four hours-a-day, seven days-a-week, even in winter.
A. According to the Royal Aust. Institute of Architects, one in three homes will be affected by termites in their lifetime.
A. The damage bill in Australia from termites has been estimated to be $1 billion annually.
A. All types: single brick, double brick, timber, old or new… even steel frame homes with concrete floors!
A. No, termites are very efficient in concealing their presence. They consume timbers from the inside out, leaving a paper-thin veneer of timber or timber product which is virtually undetectable until something gives way.
A. Try not to disturb them or they may retreat back to their nest or sub-nest and it may make it hard to locate and treat the infestation. There may also be more than one species attacking your home. Call an Eflex Accredited Operator ASAP to identify, treat and eliminate the infestation.