Why Pest Inspections Are Essential for Termite Control?

Why Pest Inspections Are Essential for Termite Control? Termites are possibly one of the greatest risks to homes across Brisbane and even Queensland as a whole. Each year, termites are responsible for millions of dollars worth of damage to homes and properties across Queensland and homeowners are often left out of pocket as a result. It is a common misconception that termites can only be found in areas where there are considerable reserves of bush or forest nearby. In reality, termites are prevalent in almost all areas of Queensland and their territory often ranges from rural and semi-rural, to urban and suburban.
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Pest Inspection vs Pest Control

Pest Inspection vs Pest Control – Which One Is Right For You? Whether you’re buying a new home or simply worried about the one you’re in, it can be confusing to understand the terminology around pest control. Pest inspections are not the same as pest control but they both go hand in hand to create the perfect pest protection solution for your home or office! Both are necessary to ensure pests are completely eradicated. Without both a quality pest inspection and quality pest control, there are bound to still be pests lingering around your property.
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Termite Control: Why Prevention is the Best Cure

Termite Control: Why Prevention is the Best Cure Termites are an extreme threat to the structure and foundation of your home. Watching for and inspecting your home for termites is important so you can treat termites immediately in order to avoid incurring any of the damage and loss of value these pests can inflict on your house. Of course, never seeing these pesky creatures in the first place is ideal and the best way to make sure that happens is to have an annual termites inspection on your Brisbane property, which includes having a prevention plan by your pest control professional in place!
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Treating Termites – What Are My Options?

Bennetts Pest Control Termites are a prevalent threat to houses and, if left untreated or unmanaged, can cause catastrophic damage to your home. Homeowners – particularly those with timber houses or foundations – ought to be familiar with the many ways of treating termites and, just as importantly, how to recognise when termites are present. Failing to do so within an adequate timeframe can see your home suffering structural and often irreparable damage, capable of stripping up to a quarter of your home’s value and incurring thousands of dollars in costs associated with restoring the structural integrity of the house. Below is some important information relating to termites and how best to treat them and the devastation they can cause.
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Rats Drinking Your Pool Water? Here’s How to Stop Them!

Bennetts Pest Control How do you feel when someone mentions rats? Dirty? Jittery? Completely grossed out? What if someone told you that rats were drinking their pool water? What if YOU have a pool and then noticed rats drinking out of yours too!? Wild rats are pretty disgusting in general, so a rat drinking out of your pool is a mental picture none of us wants to see.
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Termite Treatments, Baits versus Chemical – Which is better?

Among the different termite treatments out there, baits and chemical treatments are without doubt two of the most effective solutions available to eradicate the presence of termites around your home. One of the questions people want to know is which is the better solution? Generally we recommend chemical treatments for their affordability and reliability however this depends on the unique circumstances of the termite activity in the home. Baits are still a very effective and useful option in some applications and often preferred by the homeowner. To give abetter picture of each, we explain how each termite treatment works in greater detail below.
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How to Get Rid of Rats and Mice from the Home

Rats and mice are on the move in the cooler months, and often take up refuge our homes, most often in the roof and between walls. There’s nothing pleasant about discovering these in your home, and since rats and mice can successfully co-habit with humans finding out that they are living under the same roof as you and crawling around your home in the early hours can feel particularly violating. Bennetts Pest Control can look after rodent control measures from your Brisbane home or business and we explain a little bit more about the behaviours of rodents and what can be done to get rid of them. 
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