Did you know?
Every year 180,000 Australian homes are attacked by termites. This equals to an alarming $1.3 billion worth of repair costs each year! Think this won’t happen to you? CSIRO reported that over 1/3 of homes in Australia have a termite presence.
Three termite facts you need to know!
1. Termites can fly!
2. A termite queen can lay 7,000 eggs a day.
3. There’s an 80% chance you’re within 25m of a termite colony.
This is why yearly termites inspections are an absolute must.
In Australia there are 350 termite species, of which 30 are regarded as pests.
Your house is your biggest asset and repairing termite damage can be very expensive. Our related article The Cost of Termite Damage will put these figures into a very discomforting perspective. Early detection of a termite infestation is very important in order to protect your home.
Every year 180,000 Australian homes are attacked by termites. This equals an alarming $1.3billion of repair costs each year. CSIRO reported that 32% of homes in Australia had a termite presence. This means that your home has a 1 in 3 chance of being the victim of termite damage. There is also an 80% chance that your home is within 25 metres of a termite colony. These statistics are very unsettling for home owners who have invested a lot of money into buying their dream home.