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Termites

Termites

 A Sydney dwelling survey of many hundreds of houses carried out in New South Wales in 1980 to 1983 shows that one house in every five Sydney homes had active termites or had a termite history. In that have, the pest species and non-pest or casual species their habits and of course they control and prevention.

  Identification of the Sydney termite species is important. as many species require no action and expensive control measures against these destroy client confidence in the pest control industry generally. The dry wood termites present special problems particularly since soil barrier treatments are of no value here. Once a Sydney pest controller has given a  pest client all the facts concerning the Termite infestation it is the decision of the client whether the termite treatment is done. It is normal practice to obtain more than one extermination quotation and the client should have the termite species identified.

Termite Control

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What type of termites do I have?

 Termites, insects belonging to Order Isoptera, are usually called white ants, however, apart from their social habit of living in colonies and consisting of several forms or castles, they do not resemble true ants.

 termites are mostly pale Brown to White, have no constriction between thorax and abdomen, and have beaded antennae. reproductive thorns have two pairs of equal wings and one pair of compound eyes.  workers and soldiers are blind, sexless and wingless and have thin cuticles that are sensitive to desiccation in dry or exposed environments.

 ants, on the other hand, vary from Brown to Black depending on the species. and have an obvious constriction between the thorax and abdomen. Antennae are variable,  but often characteristically elbowed. they have two pairs of wings, unequal so they can exist outside the more humid environment of The Colony.

Carpenter ants are true ants, some of which belong to Genus Camponotus and often occupy similar environments in trees to termites, But unlike termites, they are not sound timber Destroyers. living indicate would that they excavate for themselves. they facial marks that are often characteristic of termite workings.

 

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Call All Guard Pest Control TODAY if you think that you may have a termite infestation. Our professional pest servicemen will treat your home for you and save you thousands of dollars damage. Don't wait til termites take hold because the long term damage will cost much much more than the prevention or early elimination of this nasty Sydney Pest.

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3 Signs to look for:

Termite Discarded Wings

The first sign to look for is discarded wings. You may not know it but Termites do have wings, they just get rid of them right away. what happens is that they may fly from one colony to another and if they decide that they will stay to build a new home, they actually discard their wings and leave them behind.

Mud Tubes.

An interesting thing you may not know is that termites have very thin skin. They can dehydrate and dry out rather quickly and so they need to live in a super humid environment. Usually in more moist areas will be preferred by termites. The mud tubes are a way of maintaining their humid environment and moving around safely. The mud tubes are around pencil-sized and are often located in foundation areas of your property. Once inside, termites can create thousands of dollars damage within your Sydney home.

Wood damage,

More difficult to spot because the termites are within the wood actually eating it. Eaten timbers can weaken the structure of your home. If you notice little tiny holes in timber anywhere it could be a sign of termite activity. Sometimes knocking on the wood to see if it sounds hollow can help. Bowed timber floors can be a sign as well as squeaky floorboards. 

Termite Behavior and Castes

 Colonies

 Termites live in colonies which are assemblages of different individuals with tasks and functions. The particular size of the termite colony varies from only a few hundred to hundreds of thousands or even multiple millions of termites as in the mound-building species of Nasutitermes.

 The Colony takes various forms for some species build man's some Nest underground and some live in small colonies in the wood of local trees there are several forms

1. The Ground mound species

2. The Pole Nest

3. The Subterranean Nest

4. The Tree wood

 

A Termite biology

 Sydney termites have a gradual metamorphosis. the developmental stages are egg then nymph and then adult. the termite eggs are laid singly except in some species which lay eggs in rows.

 the termite eggs hatch first into instar nymphs which are fed by workers. by moulting several times young termite nymphs differentiate into various castes: workers, soldiers and Alates. 

Termite inspections

Become one of our happy clients by calling to arrange a pest inspection/termite inspection on your home.

Pest inspections are necessary by an experienced exterminator. At All Guard, we will educate you on all aspects of pest control for your specific bug problem.

We eliminate the top 10 pests and many more that can invade your home and create problems for your quality of living. Professional pest control services that really do deliver. Never be concerned about finding pests inside your family home, it's quite common. Just a quick call to All Guard and we can deliver the best results for you. Many of our pest control clients are very happy with our service and keep coming back time after time to renew control procedures.

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5 Top Reasons for a termite inspection

  1. They have found active termites and want to get rid of them.

  2. They are buying a house and want to make sure that it is sound and not a high risk of infestation.

  3. They are SELLING a house and don't want a bad report.

  4. They live in an area which has a high risk of termites or has a history of attack.

  5. The neighbours have been infested and they don't want the same thing happening to them.