Due to their inconspicuous nature, it is difficult to detect their presence in a building. By opting for a termites Perth inspection, you can prevent the risk of property damage.
These critters have a tendency to excavate wood from its interior surface. A termite infested piece of wood looks solid from the outside but is actually hollow from the inside. One of the ways to find out whether there is termite infestation in your home is to tap wooden surfaces with a hammer. If there is a hollow sound, that means it is infested with termites. Firm tapping can even break the wood a bit. Wood that has termites in it can also appear darker than its original color.
Also known as white ants in Australia, termites travel through mud tubes which they build along their routes. The tubes can be very long and are usually made of dried mud. Termites Perth can cause the stability of a building. You must take their ability to cause damage very seriously.
In the world, there are around 2000 different species of termites, of which 350 species are in Australia alone. The best way to keep them under control is prevention. And for prevention, you need inspection. However, simultaneously with the termites Perth inspection, you have to also do a few other things such as – restrict their food supply and restrict the moisture level in your premises. Since white ants are territorial, they tend to return to the premises where they once had a colony.
It is therefore, a collaborative effort of you as well as the pest inspector to complete eradicate termites from your premises.