Why Are Termites Called White Ants?

white ant or termite

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 first thing you need to know is that termites are not ants. They’re more closely related to cockroaches than they are ants. This is a bit weird when […]

How do I get rid of termites in my wall?

bathroom detroyed by termites

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 […]

Gold Coast Termite Treatment

Termite Treatment

Termite TreatmentGold Coast There are many forms of termite treatments available here on the Gold Coast. And to be honest, we see many implementations of termite control that are less than ideal. In fact, we constantly see treatments that fall below compliance in ways that impact on their effectiveness. What you need to keep in […]

Termite Barriers

termites cause a lot of damage to Australian homes

Termite Barriers The term “termite barrier” is a bit misleading in some ways. Firstly, it often isn’t a physical barrier.  And to be honest, we discourage the use of  the term “termite barrier” because it doesn’t properly explain what we do. But it is a common term and so we’ll use it here. With that […]

Termite Treatment Gold Coast

Termite treatment Gold Coast

Termite Treatment Gold Coast The best way to control termites is by regular inspections and termite treatments but there are also simple ways to protect your home against termites. In this article we discuss ways for you to be your own first layer of termite treatment. We then show you the professional termite treatment that […]

Commercial Pest Control Gold Coast

Commercial pest control

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

super termite cover

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 […]