Fire Ants: Aggressive Insects with a Powerful Sting

Fire Ants, a dangerous, imported, pest

pest control for fire ants DO YOU HAVE A FIRE ANT PROBLEM? Fire ants are notorious for their aggressive behavior, adaptability, and painful sting. These tiny creatures, measuring between 2 and 6 mm, are copper brown in color with a darker abdomen. They are highly skilled at survival and can be found in a variety […]

Termites: The Silent Destroyers – How to Identify Their Presence in Your Home

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Termites: The Silent Destroyers How to Identify Their Presence in Your Home Table of Contents Termites. Just the thought of these tiny insects can send shivers down the spine of any homeowner. These silent destroyers can cause extensive damage to your home without you even knowing it. In this article, we will explore how to […]

How to Recognize Early Warning Signs of Termites

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How to Recognize Early Warning Signs of Termites Table of Contents Termites can cause extensive damage to your home or business, resulting in expensive repairs. That’s why it’s so important to be aware of the early warning signs of a termite infestation. In this blog, we’ll go over what termites are, the different types of […]

10 Fascinating Termite Facts You Need To Know

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10 Fascinating Termite Facts You Need To Know Termites are small, social insects that live in colonies and feed on cellulose found in wood. They have been around for millions of years and have developed unique behaviours, adaptations and social structures to survive. Though they are often considered pests, they are an important part of […]

What Does A Termite Look Like?

darwin termite vs normal termite

What Does A Termite Look Like? We sometimes call them white ants because they look a lot like ants. They’re not related though. They’re more closely related to cockroaches. Question is, what do termites look like? If you’re like most homeowners on the Gold Coast, then chances are you have probably noticed some type of […]

Can Termites Eat Hardwood?

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Can Termites Eat Hardwood? It’s often accepted that termites do not eat hardwood. Termites can eat pretty much anything that is organic. But it’s not necessarily that straightforward.  Termites prefer NOT to eat hardwood If termites are given their druthers, they’ll avoid hardwood. It’s not uncommon to see hardwood and some nice soft pine together, […]

Why Are Termites Called White Ants?

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Why Do We Call Termite White Ants? Are they ants and are they white? Let’s delve into this question.  Termites Are More Like Cockroaches Than Ants The term “white ants” is a common colloquial name used to describe termites in various parts of the world, but it is important to clarify that termites are not […]

Damp: Why Termites Love It And You Should Not

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Damp: Why Termites Love It And You Should Not Termites and damp go together. In fact, a moisture meter is one of the stock-in-trade tools for termite inspectors. But there are more reasons to avoid damp than just termites.  Moisture content in walls is a warning sign for a termite inspector. They use moisture meters […]

Pre Purchase Termite Inspections

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Pre PurchaseTermite Inspections ARE YOU BUYING A PROPERTY ON THE GOLD COAST? TERMITES ARE A CONSTANT THREAT TO YOUR INVESTMENT. YOU’LL NEED A QUALITY PRE-PURCHASE TERMITE INSPECTIONS As a pest inspector, Richard Eedy has personally seen investments go wrong when termite damage was found post-purchase. We’ll have a look at some of the things he’s […]

How do I get rid of termites in my wall?

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How do I get rid of termites in my wall? This is another common question about termites. What we want to do  in this article is highlight the inherent misunderstanding in this question and address what you should actually do. What you need to understand is that termites rarely live in your home. They’ll have […]

Termites In Subfloor

Termites in formwork left in subfloor

Termites In Subfloor The subfloor is one of those spaces that are hard to get into and are unpleasant to be in, unless you’re a termite. For a termite, they’re lovely places to be in. We’ve inspected homes many times in the past where the subfloor was not inspected by the previous company. There’s a […]

Can Termites Infest A Brick Home?

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Can Termites Infest A Brick Home? This is an interesting question. On the surface, you have a home made of brick, impermeable to termites. But what if we look closer, can termites infest this fortress? Table of Contents This is a question that pops up a lot, can termite infest my brick home? We know […]

Richard Takes Us Through A Visual Termite Inspection

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Richard Takes Us Through A Visual Termite Inspection Richard was asked to do a visual termite inspection on a home that had significant termite activity and damage. He recorded it so we can see the process and outcomes. Spoiler alert, there is a lot of repairs required in this home. Transcript Richard Eedy: Okay, […]

Commercial Pest Control Gold Coast

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As a fully licenced pest inspector and qualified in the usage of a number of pest control products you can be guaranteed that your property will be well looked after by Richard.

Evidence of termites that others have missed

Termite nest is evidence of greater damage in this Australian home

WHAT DID YOUR TERMITE INSPECTOR MISS? We are constantly surprised when we do a pest inspection and find a whole range of issues that other pest inspectors have missed, ignored or disregarded. Any evidence of termites is a problem! Any evidence of mouse or rat droppings tells you there are mice and rats around. Where […]

Termite Control Gold Coast

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TERMITE PEST CONTROL GOLD COAST If you live on the Gold Coast you should be concerned about termites. We have all seen the damage these things can do. If not to our own homes, then probably our neighbors or someone we know. To control these termites, you must acknowledge the importance of an advanced termite […]

Mastotermes Darwiniensis: Ancient Super Termite Found On Gold Coast

darwin termite vs normal termite

Mastotermes Darwiniensis Ancient Super Termite Found On Gold Coast The Mastotermes Darwiniensis is a fascinating, and destructive, creature. This termite is an ancient off-shoot from other termites. It’s perhaps a remnant termite, descendant from other ancient termites that have since died off. But then also developing its own unique characteristics. For instance, the Mastotermes Darwiniensis […]

7 News: Super Termite Found On The Gold Coast

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The Gold Coast Pest Inspector was featured on the 7 News yesterday. An inspection of a property in Tallai unearthed the Mastotermes darwiniensis termite. These termites are bigger and badder than your regular ones. A “Super Termite”. They’re an interesting creature, being the oldest termite species in the world. They’re quite a bit larger than […]

Australian Real Estate

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Many thanks to Australian Real Estate for featuring us in their latest post. This website has a focus on Gold Coast real estate. Emerging as a great place to list a property, it’s also working hard to inform. We were pleased to provide some information and images for their article Termites And Protecting Your Home.

Signs of Termites

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Want to know the signs of termites in your home? Early detection of termites is key to protecting your property. Learn the steps to recognizing termites.

Pest Control Tips

Window screens block entry to pests are an effective pest control tip

pest control TIPS DO YOU WANT TO REDUCE PESTS AROUND YOUR HOME? Insects and rodents can be a problem in and around the home but these few simple pest control tips can minimise the risk of damage and illness caused by these pests. The Basis Of All Pest Control Tips: Don’t give pests opportunities. Be […]

There are probably rats in your home carrying disease.

Rats cause disease

Where there are humans there will be rats – except in the Antarctic where is too cold for rat survival outdoors. Rats will infest any area that provides shelter and easy access to food and water. There is a good chance that there is a rat or two stalking your property right now! The rats […]

Termite Barriers

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Termite barriers protect your biggest asset, your home. Installation of a termite barrier will be money well spent.

Gold Coast Pest Services Reviews

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Gold Coast Pest Services Reviews DO YOU NEED A GOOD PEST INSPECTOR? When it comes to pest inspections and pest control it is important to get the right agent. Less knowledgeable agents can leave behind harmful bugs that a more experienced pest controller would eliminate.  DO YOU NEED A GOOD PEST INSPECTOR? When it comes […]

Pest Control | Ants

Ant facts

pest control for ants DO YOU HAVE AN ANT PROBLEM? Ants are common insects, but they have some unique attributes. Their first unique attribute is their vast numbers. There are more than 15,000 known ant species around the world.  In Australia there are 1275 known species of ants. Only a handful of these (mostly introduced […]

Cost of termite damage

cost of termite damage in Australia

Termite DamageRepair Costs WORRIED ABOUT TERMITES? Termites are known to be tiny but they can result in a big problem for you and your house. Termites often fester in obscure places and may go unnoticed until you are in the middle of a full-blown termite infestation. The cost of termite damage can be thousands of […]

Pest Control Gold Coast |Cockroaches

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Gold Coast Pest Control Cockroaches No-one likes to see cockroaches in their home or business. Apart from being unsightly, cockroaches also bring with the significant health risks. Here on the Gold Coast we have an ideal climate for cockroaches. That’s why Gold Coast pest control for cockroaches is so important.  Health Risks Of Cockroaches Cockroaches […]

Building And Pest Inspection Gold Coast

Gold Coast Pest Inspector for comprehensive termite inspections

PEST AND BUILDING INSPECTIONS Gold Coast Need A Property Inspection? When you’re buying property, you want to get the best advice you can get. That’s why you should choose Richard and Mark for your building and pest inspections.  Both experts  in their field, you get a team of experience inspectors to guide your purchasing decisions.   […]

Natural Termite Control Gold Coast

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Natural Termite Control Gold Coast DO YOU HAVE A TERMITE PROBLEM? You shouldn’t have to choose between protecting your family and protecting your property. With intelligent natural termite control, you don’t have to. For natural termite control Gold Coast can turn to Richard Eedy, the Gold Coast Pest Inspector. Update: We’ve just added the […]

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