Treated Timber Does Not Mean You're Safe From Termites

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Don’t let treated timbers fool you into thinking you are safe. I went into a house with 5 foot treated timber poles and a cypress pine frame (termites won’t eat cypress pine), the termites had breached up the side of the treated pole under the subfloor, eating some skirting boards and window frames, and got into the roof with untreated timber pine trusses, they had a field day in the roof eating plenty of the roof timbers. So beware, every home is a potential food source for termites, no matter how well protected you think you are.

Did you know that the female termite is just a breading blob. She can lay up to 2000 eggs per day and can live up to 50 years.

A termite colony can have up to 2 million termites in it.

I recently came across an ants nest in a computer printer, a strange place to live but more common than you would think, our easy to use and tidy ant gel killed the colony with ease.