Termite Inspections

What to expect during a termite inspection

Many property owners recognize the importance of having regular timber pest inspections. The Australian Standards recommend a timber pest inspection at least on an annual basis.
Here’s what you can expect during your termite inspection, conducted by a professionally trained OzPest Solutions Inspector:

Our Fully qualified termite inspector conducts a comprehensive inspection, examining your home inside and outside.

After your Inspector has thoroughly inspected your home inside, outside, over and under, they will review the following with you

Not all termite control programs and inspections are the same. Get the peace of mind that comes with knowing you have the right termite protection for your home when using OzPest Solutions for your trusted pest defense.

Before the termites eat you out of home or business, call OzPest Solutions today for your termite inspection at 0431 622 919

What to expect during a termite inspection

1. A comprehensive and thorough 1 ½ hour to 2 ½ hour inspection of the exterior and interior of your home depending on the size of the property.

2. A detailed interior inspection on all accessible timber elements, This may include inspection of the roof void if accessible, skirting’s, walls, window timbers, door timbers and frames, built-in wardrobes, fireplace surrounds, picture rails, exposed floorboards, stair case timbers, exposed roof frame timbers and so on. Special attention will be given to bathrooms, kitchens and utility rooms because plumbing penetrations through the slab are the more common entry points for subterranean termites.

3. A complete inspection of the exterior of your home for signs of an infestation, previous activity and conducive conditions, avenues and sources that could lead to a termite infestation and or attack. This will include a thorough inspection of the perimeter of the property, subfloor of the property ,exterior walls and eaves, slab edges of the home and a close examination of the foundation.

4. A thorough inspection of the surrounding property and yard including fences, sheds and/or garages (interior/exterior), trees, landscape timbers, gardens, and anything within up to 25 to 50m within the property boundary and around your home to identify any activity or evidence of Termites

After your termite inspection

After your Inspector has thoroughly inspected your home inside, outside, over and under, they will review the following with you:

1. Inspection findings and observations related to any termite evidence and conditions conducive to infestation which increase the risk of termite attack

2. Inspection findings that includes any evidence of termites found non active or active and all related conditions, avenues and sources identified during the inspection that may be conducive to termite attack or lead to attack in the future

3. The susceptibility of the property to termite infestation (subfloor ventilation and drainage, obvious damp areas, etc.) and Possible recommendations on correcting conducive conditions that can reduce the risk of future infestations

4. Advise and Details of corrective or preventive treatment programs/ Monitoring programs and options that are best suited for you, your home and your budget.

5. If we discover termites, we’ll recommend the most effective treatment method, customized to your needs and cost of all options and the expected outcomes and limitations.

6. Finally, our inspector may recommend an ongoing termite monitoring and or management plan, to give you the peace of mind you deserve.

Not all termite control programs and inspections are the same. Get the peace of mind that comes with knowing you have the right termite protection for your home when using OzPest Solutions for your trusted pest defense.

Before the termites eat you out of home or business, call OzPest Solutions today for your termite inspection at 0431 622 919

Inspection Sequence

OzPest solutions inspection process starts when our technician is driving in to the neighbourhood and up to the house. Prevailing topography, plant life, age and style of the building which will begin to give a context from which a more detailed assessment will involve.

The inspection process will then commence with an introductory overview of the entire property; That is a brief walk through the whole of the building interior and a walk around the exterior and grounds while checking for informational labels(Durable notice) usually kept in the electrical meter box witch will inform us of previous treatments and important information that could assist with the inspection.

The first area to be inspected in detail is the interior. The next area to be inspected is the roof void then proceeding to inspect the exterior of the property. This would include the inspection of the house exterior(including any slab edges), fences, sheds and/or garages (interior/exterior), trees, landscape timbers, gardens and anything within up to 25 to 50m within the property boundary.

Finally the subfloor area would be inspected, if there is one. Observations in the subfloor area may prompt our Inspector to re-examine some part of the building interior or exterior due to key indications.
Termite Inspections - OzPest Solutions

Our Fully qualified termite inspector conducts a comprehensive inspection, examining your home inside and outside.

A comprehensive and thorough 1 ½ hour to 2 ½ hour inspection of the exterior and interior of your home depending on the size of the property.

A detailed interior inspection on all accessible timber elements, This may include inspection of the roof void if accessible, skirting’s, walls, window timbers, door timbers and frames, built-in wardrobes, fireplace surrounds, picture rails, exposed floorboards, stair case timbers, exposed roof frame timbers and so on. Special attention will be given to bathrooms, kitchens and utility rooms because plumbing penetrations through the slab are the more common entry points for subterranean termites.

A complete inspection of the exterior of your home for signs of an infestation, previous activity and conducive conditions, avenues and sources that could lead to a termite infestation and or attack. This will include a thorough inspection of the perimeter of the property, subfloor of the property ,exterior walls and eaves, slab edges of the home and a close examination of the foundation.

A thorough inspection of the surrounding property and yard including including , fences, sheds and/or garages (interior/exterior), trees, landscape timbers, gardens and anything within up to 25 to 50m within the property boundary and around your home to identify any activity or evidence of Termites

After your Inspector has thoroughly inspected your home inside, outside, over and under, they will review the following with you:

Inspection findings and observations related to any termite evidence and conditions conducive to infestation which increase the risk of termite attack

Inspection findings that includes any evidence of termites found non active or active and all related conditions, avenues and sources identified during the inspection that may be conducive to termite attack or lead to attack in the future

The susceptibility of the property to termite infestation (subfloor ventilation and drainage, obvious damp areas, etc.) and Possible recommendations on correcting conducive conditions that can reduce the risk of future infestations

Advise and Details of corrective or preventive treatment programs/ Monitoring programs and options that are best suited for you, your home and your budget.

If we discover termites, we’ll recommend the most effective treatment method, customized to your needs and cost of all options and the expected outcomes and limitations..

Finally, our inspector may recommend an ongoing termite monitoring and or management plan, to give you the peace of mind you deserve.