How Important are Termite Inspection in Brisbane?
Termites are the silent killers of otherwise great properties. They can sneak in undetected and quietly eat away at the foundation, the walls, and the other structural areas of your home or property. Many owners don’t even realize that their properties have been home to a host of termites until irreversible damage has already been done. By that point, the damage to your property can be incredibly costly.
The only way to prevent such an issue before it starts is to schedule regular termite inspections. In Brisbane and other areas of Australia such as the Sunshine Coast, termites have been on the rise since softwoods became the building material of choice for many properties.
The Best Way to Detect Potential Problems
Regular termite inspections are good enough if there is easy access to areas where colonies like to thrive, but that isn’t always the case, especially with modern Australian homes and properties. So how do you make sure to detect termites before they do any major damage?
This has been an issue for a while, and as such experts have come up with a variety of detection techniques that can find these tiny predators before any major structural damage to your home or property is done.
In Brisbane and Sunshine Coast, thermal imaging inspections have provided the best way to detect such issues inside your home or property. Thermal imaging inspections allow the inspector to actually see inside your walls to detect areas that have been eaten away by termites. That allows inspectors to determine where if termites have invaded, and where termite mounds are located. That way the issue can be dealt with quickly and effectively, and with as little cost to the property owner as possible.
Is it too Late to Have an Inspection Done?
If you’ve already had an issue with termites and called someone out to deal with the problem, you could still benefit from having termite inspections done. Thermal imaging inspections on the Sunshine Coast and in Brisbane are the best way to assess what damage has been done to your home, whether it is in need of immediate repair, and will help you and your builder decide what steps need to be undertaken to resolve the issue at hand.
It is never too late to go ahead and have an inspection done. Knowledge is power, and in the case of termites being knowledgeable about weak spots in your home is the first step towards eradicating termites and preventing further issues from taking place.
Even if you aren’t certain whether or not you have termites in your home or on your property, you can benefit from having an inspection done. Catching such a problem early ensure that the minimum amount of damage is done, and that you don’t have to deal with the terrible costs of these unwelcome guests eating away at your walls.
All Suburbs Building Inspections and Reports Service Areas
Centrally based in the Caboolture / Morayfield area we service a large part of South-East Queensland, including the Woodford and Kilcoy areas and all suburbs of Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast, within a radius of 120km from our office, as far North as Gympie, and South as far as Burleigh on the Gold Coast, and to Ipswich in the West, including the surrounding country towns of Rosewood, Fernvale and Lowood.