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The Building Regulations requires all new houses, including extensions to have some form of termite management Protection!A new building must have its structural members protected against the concealed entry of subterranean termites in accordance with the Australian Standard AS 3660.1-2000We can provide you with options to suit your needs and budget, Including
Fighting a termite infestation is more complex than preventing one from taking hold. By the time you discover these pests, they may have caused serious damage. Along with being a legal requirement, a pre-construction termite barrier is the best way to prevent termites from gaining a foothold in your house.
Affordable Pest Control carries out a free site inspection that gives us an idea of how susceptible to termites your house will be and what termite barrier designed for new construction sites will be most effective. Contact us today and keep your home safe from these voracious pests. Whether you’re looking to protect your home, business or warehouse from termites and other pests, we are the company you can trust.
Scientifically proven to block, repel and kill subterranean termites.
Registered with the APVMA, BCA and the SGBC.
Easy to install during construction, keeping the building on time and on budget.
A ‘one stop’ range of products that can be adapted to suit all structural situations.
Designed to last for the design life of the building or 50 years, whichever is first.
Non-scheduled, non-hazardous, non-toxic and non-invasive so it’s safe for on-site workers and occupants alike
We are located centrally in the Shoalhaven NSW. Our service area extends from Wollongong to Ulladulla.
The sheeting products are a patented single layer, extruded polymer that provides termite protection for the design life of the building when installed according to the label. The Homeguard Precision Termite Management System is registered with the Australian Pesticides & Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA).
The Homeguard Termite Management System is deemed to satisfy provisions of the Building Code of Australia Volume One and Volume Two where subterranean termites are known to present a potential risk of attack to buildings (refer to the CodeMark certificate of conformity).
Homeguard DPC moisture and termite management system are to be applied to the existing slab edge, new building works, in accordance with Shoalhaven Council requirements, AS3660 and the Homeguard Termite Management System installation manual.
Homeguard Blue Penetration collars are to be installed in accordance with new building works, in accordance with Shoalhaven Council requirements, AS3660 and the Homeguard Termite Management System installation manual.Certificate of installation will be supplied
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Pre-construction termite proofing is the strategic use of shields or membranes, termite baiting, and reticulating systems to keep a new building safe from termites. Pre-construction termite barriers are far superior to chemical termite baiting only as they prevent termites from establishing a colony in your home. By preventing an infestation you can avoid the extreme structural damage that termites are capable of causing in a short time, as well as the high costs of fighting a termite infestation and repairing the building.
Most of our pre-construction termite barriers last up to 25-50 years or the design life of the building, meaning your home or property will get as close to lifelong protection as possible. The exact duration of your pre-construction termite barrier will vary depending on which systems you choose to employ and how the ground and surrounding environment develops over the years. One thing is for sure, you can’t give a better chance to your development to remain termite-free than by investing in a pre-construction termite barrier.
Termite-proofing a new construction is done through a combination of chemical soil barriers, physical barriers, and termite reticulation systems. Chemical barriers kill foraging termites. A physical pre-construction termite barrier like the Homeguard Termite Management System stops termites from entering your house undetected, and a reticulation system is a set of underground piping designed to provide ongoing protection against termites. The exact methods used to termite-proof your build will vary depending on the site, the likelihood of a nearby termite colony, and the budget you have available. Get in touch for more details!
The exact cost will depend on the type and extent of the infestation or pest problem you face. However, we pride ourselves on delivering highly effective and affordable pest control services, so whatever your needs, we can meet them at an excellent price.
While dealing with some types of minor infestations with a DIY approach is possible, we don’t recommend it. If you want to make sure that your home or business is free of pests, call Affordable Pest Control now.
It depends on the type of treatment. Termite treatments can be effective for up to 5 years, and other kinds of infestations may require only one or two treatments or may need to be repeated on a more regular basis. For specific details, please call or email us.
After treatment, it is advisable to wait for 5-7 days before cleaning your house, if possible. We will always advise you of any waiting time before applying treatment, so you know exactly what to do.
Yes. Nobody wants their space to be inhabited by unhygienic pests. The effort required to tackle even the smallest problem alone — especially without professional equipment — is time-consuming, complex and often untenable.
At Affordable Pest Control Nowra, we’ll ensure that your home or business is protected from unwanted pests. Our expert exterminators will work to free up your precious time and deliver a high-quality service so you can rest easy knowing your property is in good hands.
That will depend on your current pest issue and the treatment your premises receive. When we discuss your options with you, we’ll go through the entire process and let you know how long you should wait before ordering another pest control service.
Unless it’s an emergency, it’s best to plan pest control services well ahead of time. Because pests become more active in warmer temperatures, it’s best to schedule pest control in Spring, when most start to lay eggs and resurface.
In colder weather, it’s harder to reach them, as they’re usually hibernating. To avoid reactionary tactics, call us to discuss the best approach for your premises.
To prepare for pest control adequately, you should cover open items and move furniture to give exterminators easy access to harder-to-reach areas. Most importantly, make sure you have proper plans to relocate you and your family — including any pets — for the day.
You shouldn’t have to wait too long — sometimes just a couple of hours. To get an accurate idea of how long you should wait, speak to us, and we’ll give you an accurate figure for your specific service.
There are a few things you should discuss with us before your service: