FAQs

Can termite inspections be done prior to purchasing a property?

Yes, a pre-purchase pest inspection report is available and advised when looking to purchase a property. The inspection will need to be arranged with the real estate agent before auction/ sale and a comprehensive inspection report with all findings and recommendations will be mailed or emailed to you. This is a very wise decision to [...]

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How soon after treatment can I have the damaged timbers replaced?

It is usually best to wait until full eradication of the termite nest is confirmed by the treating technician. This can in some cases not be recommended to disturb timbers for up to 6 months. Your technician will be able to advise what will be best in your properties situation.

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How often should my property be inspected for termites?

It is optimal to have your property inspected a minimum of once every 12 months by a licensed and reputable pest management company, if you would like to know more or book in for an inspection call us on 02 4271 7926

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Will we need to have multiple treatments?

In some cases where the nest can be located with absolute certainty it may only take one treatment to eradicate the entire colony. However, a technician will need to re inspect and if termite activity is still found more treatments will be required until eradication has been confirmed.

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Are the chemicals used safe for children and animals?

Yes, the chemicals that we use at ARK Pest in termite eradication are very safe due to the systems that we use and the professional manner in which our technicians administer treatments.

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How long does a termite treatment take?

A termite treatment has no set time as each property will require individual treatment solutions dependant on size of the infestation and property however will be split into 2 phases. The first phase -Colony eradication treatment: will take 2-3 hours depending on the requirements of your property where we will first treat the colony with [...]

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What do I do if I see termites at my property?

It is important not to disturb any insects that you suspect to be termites, do not spray with any insecticides or remove affected timbers as this will not control.

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How can I tell if my property has termites?

Often there is very little visible evidence showing the presence of termites. Termites eat timber cellulose and wood timbers from the inside out causing little to no visible damage externally even though the structure of the timber can be completely compromised. You may notice wrinkled looking skirting boards or door frames or even find a [...]

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