As the temperature drops, there is an increased chance of having pests and termites in the house. Just like humans and pets, they are also looking for a cosy and warm place to reside in the winters. Pest inspections and termite control measures in Brisbane become very important before the start of the winter season. There are many types and varieties of pests and termites. Some are more dangerous than others but even if there is no health hazard from them the mere presence of these creatures in the house can be a nuisance.
Possible damages caused by pests and termites
Termites are also called ‘white ants’ and there are more than 350 species of these creatures. Some of these species are known to damage timber inside homes. They infest on wood and build their nests in any wooden structure or material. They can cause huge and in some cases irreparable damage to the building structure. In case these are present in large number, pest inspection companies must be contacted immediately for their eradication. The inspection company will also suggest preventive measures, such as better ventilation and removal of debris from and around the house.
Spiders are also very popularly found in most parts of Australia. Some of the species of these creatures can be quite dangerous. Their sting can lead to allergies and serious health conditions. Since they can enter through the tiniest of gaps, proper sealing must be done for all openings in doors and windows to prevent them from entering the house.
Bugs and insects can very easily spread many different diseases and viral infections such as flu. This can be a big source of concern if there are small children and pets in the house. To make sure these do not make their way inside homes, it is important to have better sealing and removal of all food sources for these creatures. The help of insect control companies can be sought if the problem becomes too large to handle.
The inspection companies will also make an assessment of whether proper preventive measures have been taken or not to restrict the entry of pests and termites in homes in the winter season.
Pest inspections in Brisbane are an essential requirement before the start of winter season to make sure these creatures do not enter the house in these colder months. As pests and termites can cause serious damage to the health as well as the building structure, it is a problem that cannot be ignored.