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Your Blue Mountains Guide For Information About Termites
About Termites in the Blue Mountains NSW
Termites are about the size of ant and are a white to pale brown colour which is why they're commonly referred to as 'white ants'. Ironically, termites are in fact a social relative of the cockroach family not the ant family.
There are roughly documented about 4000 various species of termites but only about 10% of them are considered to be dangerous and considered a pest to your home, building or crops in the Blue Mountains.
The most active time in the year for termites in usually from April to May as this is when the adult termites (Also known as swarmers) tend to leave their old colonies and start form new ones.
Termites are very organised insects and create termite colonies that consists of a variety of termites to perform various jobs.
How to Get Rid of Termites in the Blue Mountains
Termites are to be considered the most dangerous pest in the Blue Mountains. You must constantly check for signs of termites in your home to ensure you get them removed before it's too late.
Once you have detected termites in your home you must call a termite inspector right away to come and perform a termite inspection.
The termite controller will thoroughly inspect every last inch of your home or building to determine the severity of the termite infestation.
You will be then provided with a report on the findings and will be confronted with a list of options of how to treat the termites.
Once the termites are successfully removed it's highly recommended to set up some termite barriers and bait to prevent termites from invading your home or building in the future.
For more information about preventing termites or about termites in general, please contact ABC Pest Control today on 1300 411 970.