Termite Control Ipswich

There are approximately 350 species of termite in Australia, most of which are grass and debris feeders and very beneficial to the environment. Unfortunately, there are also around 30 termite species that achieve pest status and can cause devastating damage to Ipswich homes.

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Ipswich Termite Treatment & Control Experts

SAYFER pest management are the local trusted experts for professional termite treatment in Ipswich. We offer a variety of termite inspection, treatment, and management services to Ipswich home owners and commercial properties. With services to cater for both emergency treatments and general termite management & inspection services. Operating with servicing coverage throughout Ipswich, most of the time our pest technicians will be on call and available for same day servicing.

At SAYFER we use the latest technology in controlling termites around your Ipswich home, using data wherever possible to best address your termite infestation at its root.  Our technicians will work with you to provide a complete termite treatment and management plan after inspection. When our SAYFER pest technician has finished inspecting your home, you will have a variety of treatments recommended based on your property’s unique circumstances. Then our technicians will do what they do best, systematically eliminating your termite infestation and delivering a comprehensive report on completion of the job.

With a highly trained & experienced team of local technicians, professional grade chemicals and monitoring equipment, we are Ipswich’s leading termite control company for a reason. Priding ourselves on quality, professionalism, and reliability.

Protect your Ipswich home from termites today!

At SAYFER we understand that termites can be a severe problem and cause thousands of dollars’ worth of damage. Termite treatment costs can add up when there are severe infestations that have been left to grow out of control. Avoid termite damage of your Ipswich home or business property by preventing it before an infestation occurs. Contact SAYFER to book a termite inspection today!

Ipswich Termite Inspection Services

Unsure if you have a termite issue in your Ipswich home or commercial property? Book and inspection today to be sure!

Safeguard your property from a destructive termite infestation, book in a routine termite inspection service with a SAYFER pest technician. We conduct regular termite inspections as part of our home protection packages for hundreds of Ipswich homeowners and business owners. Our inspections are comprehensive and detailed, ensuring if there are termites in your house, we will find them. We can treat any infestations before severe damage is done.

The Australian Standard recommendation is for termite inspections to be carried out by a licenced professional on a regular basis with the minimum proposal set annually (12 months) regardless of the type of house or termite protection you have. SAYFER are fully certified termite specialists and conduct full termite inspections in accordance with the Australian Standard 3660.2.2017.

Frequently asked termite questions

How do I book a termite pest control service?

Contact SAYFER and speak to an expert

Email pest@sayfer.com.au
Phone 1300 81 81 33
Send an enquiry You will find the form on our Contact Us page

How do I pay for my termite control service?

SAYFER offers a variety of payment options and subscription plans.  Did you know that you can get a quote before we start?  Receive a fast response from SAYFER pest experts – ask for a quote now!  Or speak directly with a pest expert, phone1300 81 81 33 and discuss a range of subscription plans and home protection packages.

Are the chemicals used to treat termites toxic to children and pets?

SAYFER technicians only use the safest, latest and fully tested products available.  The treatments we use in your home are also used in hospitals, schools, childcare centres and other sensitive areas.  The SAYFER team is available for you to discuss any treatment with you in advance of your appointment.

What are the signs I have termites?

Some signs to look out for include: the timber sounds hollow or you see small holes in the wood; doors and windows are hard to open and close; you notice tunnels in broken timber; you see white coloured ants, or you hear clicking noises.  Don’t forget to keep an eye on your garden fences and decking as well.  Termites can be a serious problem and cost thousands of dollars’ worth of damage.  Don’t panic and do not disturb the termites if you have found them in your home.  It’s worth taking a couple of days to research before taking action.

Are termites common in Ipswich?

Yes, termites are a common problem for home & business owners throughout Ipswich and SE QLD.

Ipswich is known for its emerging café culture, beautiful old Queenslander homes and hot, semi tropical weather conditions and climate. With many locals enjoying warm weather almost year-round. However, Ipswich’s weather conditions and climate are also the perfect place for termites to breed – with termite known to love warm and humid/damp climates to build their nests.

We treat many cases of termite infestations throughout Ipswich daily. So, if you think you have a termite problem, contact us today for an inspection!

What do termites look like?

Termites are often called “White Ants”, probably because their shape, size and social habits could easily be mistaken for ants. They are in fact part of the order Blattodea, which is the same family as the cockroach.

The population of a termite colony can number well into the millions. The nests can take on various forms, with some mound nests visible on the ground and other termite species nests can be built way up in trees. Some nests are subterranean (underground) and almost impossible to find.

How do you treat termites?

The SAYFER team of technicians use non-repellent low toxicity chemicals that act slowly.  Not only is this good safe practice but we don’t want to use a chemical that is too strong that the termites die too quickly.  The Termidor foam applied to the workings should not begin to affect the termites for at least 2-3 days.  The termites are impacted by the foam directly or contaminated by the foam while using the galleries.  This will allow the termites to share the treatment amongst fellow colony members before dying.  Therefore, eradicating the full nest.

What methods are available to treat termites?

Termite Foaming Treatment

The aim of any foaming treatment is to treat as many worker termites with Termidor foam without disturbing them.  The more galleries or the more termites foamed, the higher chance the treatment will be a success.

Above Ground Termite Baiting

Direct feeding a termite infestation is a good way of ensuring the elimination of a termite infestation.  The drawback of baiting termite activity is that it can become a timely process.  The Termite treatment cost can soon add up.  The process of baiting is to feed the termite nest a mixture of cellulose (an ingredient in timber) with a non-toxic chemical.  The Termites exposed to the termite bait are unable to form a normal exoskeleton.  Then when it comes time for the termites to mould or shed they die.

Do I need to call to rebook another service?

Yes, you will need to call if the operator hasn’t booked a specific time to return.

How often should I have my house checked for pests?

Generally, a yearly inspection for termites and other pests is the best way to minimise pest infestations from developing. Depending on the type of pest and environment, more regular treatments may be required.

I think I might have termites, should I spray them first?

NO! We do not want the active termites to be disturbed, this if for a few reasons, if we know where they are, we can quickly and easily assess the best white ant treatment option for them. If they are disturbed, they may retreat, or they may just move to another area of the house, making removal more difficult.

Our SAYFER Termite Inspection Reports

We only use report formats which meet Australian standards and are approved by our insurers. Our report details the areas inspected, the observations of the technician, the termite risk level and finally, recommendations to minimise that risk.

If we find termites, don’t worry you are in good hands. Our pest controllers will:

Assessment

Thoroughly assess and determine the full extent of the infestation and any resultant damage.

Locate

Take all practical steps to locate the termite entry points – locating the entry point is not always achievable given most termite entry is concealed but, if it can be found, it can be sealed to stop future entry.

Identify

Precisely identify the termite species – knowing and understanding the habits of the species allows for more effective, long term termite control.

Explanation

After we’ve located and identified the termites, we’ll provide you a full assessment of our findings.

Advice

Our job isn’t done just yet. We’ll give you detailed advice on the treatment options we would suggest for you current termite situation.

Treatment

It’s time for us to carry out the treatments to our strict quality standards and specifications that we stand behind with all of us customers.

The unique SAYFER termite process

Integrated Systems

Using Integrated Pest Management, our technicians work with you to provide complete household pest control for our customers.

Careful Assessment

We assess any property we visit first and establish a plan that keeps you informed and educated throughout the process.

Tailored Treatment

We offer a variety of treatments and reporting options depending on the situation.

Systematic Elimination

Then we will systematically eliminate all problems, carry out detailed house pest inspections and deliver all reporting on completion of the job.

Unique Aftercare

But we do not stop there. If termites are an issue, SAYFER will add you to our stay in touch program and send you reminder videos and educational materials via email or hyperlinks throughout the year to keep you and your home safe and protected from termite attack.

Our pest control process

Contact

Call us and we will arrange for your local team to contact you

Survey

We will discuss your pest problem, arrange a survey if necessary, and provide a quote and recommendations

Treatment

Our Certified technicians will come out to your property to provide pest treatments

Aftercare

We'll make as many visits as required to ensure your problem is resolved

Home Protection Packages

SAYFER offer you the best in annual pest control treatments.

Landlord Protection + Package

We would like to introduce our Landlord Protection Plus+ Package.

Subscription Plans

SAYFER are now offering you monthly payments, focusing on affordability.

Our other pest control services

To either protect your family at home or even your company’s reputation SAYFER pest control services provide the highest levels of protection, responsiveness and management.

SAYFER specialise in providing different types of fumigation treatments as well as residual disinfection and pre-construction termite protection services to keep your commercial and residential properties pest-free.

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