Inspections & Treatments

Inspections for:

  • Woodborer
  • Termites
  • Dry Rot
  • Electrical Inspections

Inspection Treatments:

  • 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.

Tenting:

  • 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.

Pest Eradication

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.