06 Oct What is the average cost of termite inspection?
What is the average cost of termite inspection?
What is the average cost of termite inspection?
We can’t emphasize enough how termites have caused major structural damage to many properties in Australia. Year after year, thousands of properties are affected by termites. At the sign of termite activity in your home or business, you should contact a termite inspector right away. A timely termite inspection can help stop termites from further spreading to your home.
However, many homeowners hesitate to have their homes fully inspected by professionals thinking that termite inspection will cost a fortune. In truth, there are several factors that need to be considered for termite inspection such as the property’s size, location, construction, and the type of treatment to be administered to your property. You can take a look at these factors below so you will have an idea how much it would cost to have a termite inspection.
The size of your home can affect the cost of termite inspection. The bigger your home, the more time and chemicals for pest management is needed. Hence the cost could be higher. For example, internal and external sprays for a three-bedroom property may cost more than a hundred. However, you don’t have to worry. Our termite control experts will assess the size of your property and the amount of work needed to be done. All costs will be communicated upfront.
When pest control professionals arrive, they will conduct a thorough inspection of your house and property that will last from 45 minutes to 2 hours, depending on the size of your home. The inspector will take a look at all the visible signs of termite damage in the interior and exterior parts of your home. Areas that are prone to termite infestation like your crevices, crawl spaces, the attic, and even under your sink will be subject to thorough inspection. This will help them gather evidence and information needed to make the next step.
Some types of termites are more difficult to kill and will require a different treatment. For instance, if the termite belongs to a nearby colony, a nest removal would be necessary. While it’s easy to terminate termites in your home, making sure they don’t come back may need special treatment or continued maintenance. If at least 30 to 40 percent of your home is infested with termites, you should prepare yourself for a longer treatment.
There are different ways to eradicate termites such as fumigation, biological elimination, chemical and physical barriers, or habitat destruction. One of the most effective but expensive methods for termite elimination is fumigation. Fumigation is an all-encompassing treatment in which gases permeate the entire structure, eliminating both visible termites, and termites that are secretly hiding in hard-to-reach areas of your home. However, before administering the treatment, termite inspectors will have to look at its feasibility and suitability given the situation.
Severe infestation might require multiple treatments and resources to completely eradicate the termites. Some homes that are completely infested with termites fail to recover because of the weakened structural integrity of the building. Termites can live in your home for more than 5 to 10 years without getting detected. They can exist in your crawl spaces, crevices, and inside the wooden beams of your home. Without a proper termite inspection, you may never spot these pests until beams have completely hollowed out.
Pest eradication can be done through single or multiple visits depending on the type of treatment and severity of infestation. Severe infestation may require a couple of visits to ensure complete eradication of termites. Moreover, some other termite treatments may last a couple of years depending on the type. Liquid treatments, for example, will last for five years while Termidor treatment is only required once every 10 years. That means, termite inspectors will not have visited unless after the 10th year. Few other treatment plans can guarantee you a complete elimination of termite colonies threatening your area and may only require one visit.
Should I get a Termite Inspection?
A termite inspection has never been a no-no for homeowners. Termites can make themselves home just anywhere. Even if your home has been safe from termites for many years, without professional termite inspections, you may never know what is going on inside your wooden beams.
Termite inspections can be beneficial to you as a homeowner. It helps you detect termite presence and provide the best possible treatment to eradicate them. If you get a termite inspection, you can do the following to help you prepare for it.
- Move items away from the interior and exterior walls
- Make your basement, crawl space, and attic accessible
- Trim overgrown bushes, flowers, and grass
- Remove items from under sinks and around pipes to give way for inspectors
Are you ready to get your home checked? Our pest control technicians undergo ongoing training to provide the most efficient and safest pest removal. We are also well-equipped with pest removal and prevention equipment, including radar and moisture detection systems that will help make your prone less prone to less infestation termite.
Once our inspectors finish their inspection report, we will go over the details with you. The cost of termite inspection will depend on the factors we have stated above. During the discussion, we will tell you what damage and remnants of termites we have found, and recommend the best possible course of action to eradicate termites and prevent them from coming back. If you need help, feel free to contact us today.
Read What Our Customers Have To Say
WHAT SERVICES DO WE OFFER?
We offer a bunch of services and treatments to control pest infestation for the masses all across Australia. Our pest control services can manage:
Flying insects (wasps, bees, flies, mosquitoes, etc.)
Crawling insects (termites, spiders, cockroaches, ants, etc.)
Birds and rodents (rats, mice, birds, etc.)
Our team of experts works towards returning your home back to you just so you can resume your life without any disruption or hassle, which is exactly what makes The Local Guys Pest Control the absolute best in the game!
Request A Quote
Please fill in ALL the below information and one of our friendly staff will contact you within 2 Business to discuss your pest control needs.