Woodborer and Termites treatments which include fumigation, prevention treatment, pre-construction and post-construction termite treatment.
Issuing of Clearance Certificate.
Fumigation to ceiling height:
When active woodborer activity is noted in floors and joinery, the treatment method is to seal all windows and doors, making the structure airtight and then introducing a lethal gas (Methyl bromide) to ceiling height for a period of 24 hours.
After the 24 hour period the structure is then ventilated and tested to be gas free, before anyone is allowed to re-enter the structure.
When active woodborer activity is noted in the roof timbers, the treatment method is to tent the structure, thereby making the entire structure airtight and then introducing a lethal gas (Methyl bromide) for a period of 24 hours.
After the 24 hour period the tent is then removed and the structure is ventilated and tested to be gas free, before anyone is allowed to re-enter the structure.
Safety requirements applicable to the above procedures:
List of precautionary measures is given to the occupant, which must be strictly adhered to.
A brief description of the more common pest problems are noted below.
Ants: Interior of house : The floor skirting, window sills, cracks and crevices on preparation tables in kitchen is treated.
Exterior of house: all nests on exterior parameter of the foundation is treated. If numerous nests are found, a garden treatment is recommended.
Fleas: Treatment is a floor treatment, where all carpeted areas, which include floor skirting, cracks & crevices, are covered with a pesticide.
Cockroaches/fish moths: Treatment is applied to all cupboard corner areas, cracks & crevices, skirting, behind fridges and other electrical appliances.
Rodents: Bait stations are used to eradicate rodents.