Planning to have a new home construction Canberra? Building a new home is an exciting time, but it’s important to ensure that your investment is protected from pests like termites. Termites are a common problem in Canberra, and their damage can be costly to repair.
Many people ask though “What is the Australian standard covering pre construction termite management?”
An overview of Australian Standard AS 3660.1 which sets out the requirements for the design and construction of subterranean termite management systems for all new buildings and new building work meaning any extension etc.
That’s why it’s important to consider termite treatment during the construction process to prevent any future infestations and ensure that your certification goes through without any issues.
In this article, we’ll explore the termite treatment options available for new home construction in Canberra.
Termite treatment for new home construction Canberra - option:
Physical barriers: Physical barriers are installed during the construction process and create a barrier that termites cannot penetrate.
As A1 Pest Control Canberra are termite specialists we are accredited installers for Kordon as the Kordon warranty guarantees termites will not gain access to your building by penetrating through the Kordon.
As termites cannot go through the Kordon they are forced into areas where they will be found during an inspection.it gives our customers peace of mind as it comes with a 6 year warranty.
Post-construction options If your home was not treated for termites during the construction process, there are still options available to protect your investment. These options include:
1. Chemical barriers: Chemical barriers can be applied around the perimeter of the property to prevent termites from entering the home.
A1 Pest Control Canberra uses only quality products for termite barriers and use Termidor as it has 8 year $2M warranty *conditions apply
2. Baiting systems: Baiting systems can be installed around the perimeter of the property to attract termites and eliminate the colony.
Choosing the right termite treatment for your new home construction in Canberra will depend on a variety of factors, including the location of the property, the construction materials used, and the level of termite activity in the area.
It’s important to work with a licensed pest control professionals who can assess your property and provide recommendations for the most effective options.
In conclusion, the treatment is an important consideration for new home construction in Canberra. With the right treatment options in place, you can protect your investment from costly termite damage.
CSIRO in Canberra advise at a bare minimum to conduct a termite inspection at least annually, when doing the inspection the technician will identify the type of termite species and write up his inspection report where he will then will discuss with you the best plan of action to take.
ALSO found in the detailed termite inspection report which may include the following:
- Termite found or not found
- Any termite damage detected during the inspection
- Areas conducive conditions for termites
- All areas that had limited access or were restricted for the inspection
- Any risk factors that can cause or start a termite infestation
Recommended treatment will be discussed with the customer, so you have a better idea why a certain treatment was chosen over the other.
Best suited for homeowners and businesses that want to take preventive measures against termite attack with the peace of mind that they have an 8 year $2M warranty against ANY further termite infestation once the barrier is installed.
Contact A1 Pest Control Canberra your pest control experts to discuss your options and ensure that your new home is protected from these destructive pests.