Termite Swarming Season Approaches
We are approaching Termite swarming season, where mature Termite Colonies will release hundreds, sometimes thousands of winged Termites (Alates). It can be confronting to witness these events, especially when they are inadvertently released inside a structure. This phenomena is a key part of the Termite’s Life Cycle and tells us there is a Colony very […]
Do Termites Make Noise?
Interesting question and yes – they do! We often hear reports of termite noises sounding like popping or crackling sounds in the wall cavity. In actual fact often what people hear is termites ‘ talking’ to each other. The Soldier Termites bang their heads against their tunnels to communicate with other termites in the colony […]
City Councils Don’t Seem to Care About Termites
We all know it’s tough getting into the Australian property market, with prices skyrocketing and experts claiming that the inner city of Melbourne is practically impossible to buy in for first Home buyers. This combined with large scale gentrification in lower-socio-economic areas such as the inner west, leads to a rapidly snowballing market that will […]
Declared Or Not Declared…That is the Question?
Emma Mendelsohn, Operations Manager, Noah’s Ark Pest Control (Vice-Chair AEPMA VIC Branch), VIC, Winners Pest Manager of The Year, 2014 is worried that Homebuyers & Renovators are being left unprotected in many high growth inner city Council areas.
In the case of, inner-west a vast majority of our, Termite Treatments are now…
Brick Homes Don’t Attract Termites. Do They?
Think that living in a brick home exempts you from the risk of termites? Think again! Termite inspection and control are just as important in brick homes as Timber Homes. Even brick homes have Timber components & Termites can enter through tiny cracks in slab or around plumbing penetrations. If you have concrete stumps, this
Winged Termite Stuck coming out of ‘flight’ holes. Summer through to March is termite-swarming season. Many people who have not witnessed a, termite ‘winged’ swarm will find it quite confronting. Essentially, a termite swarm is caused when a mature termite colony develops reproductive’s, little bit like baby termites, that are released with a temporary set […]
The Hidden Dangers of Termite Attack
Dangerous: Moist termite mud behind a power socket can cause electric shock or potential death. Simon Thornton from Noah’s Ark Pest Control – the Victorian State Winners of ‘Pest Manager of the Year’ for 2014 – has been treating a property in the inner-west of Melbourne for termites. Details of this termite treatment emphasise the…