Termite Corrective Treatment (Post Construction)

Why Conduct Corrective Treatment

Termite infestation is realized only when the home owner sees an infestation within the premises. By this time termites could have caused a significant amount in damages. Conducting Corrective treatments will act as a barrier which prevents Subterranean Termites from ever intruding into your property.Corrective Treatment 01

What if I have an infestation

If you have an infestation within your premises, it has to be eradicated prior to conducting corrective treatment as I am sure you do not want these uninvited guests trapped within your home.

Hence, before we commence corrective treatment we will conduct a thorough inspection of your property to make sure that it is 100% Termite-Free. MaxPest Offers [Treatment + Corrective] incentives.


How

termite-treatment 01In order to reach the soil under slab on ground building, it is necessary to drill holes through the slab to inject termiticide using a laterally-dispersing pressure hollow rod.

Drilling is accomplished by a heavy-duty “Rotary-Hammer” drill type and holes of 15-20 mm diameter in size. The holes are drilled just over 150mm from the vertical wall and holes are spaced 500mm apart. Where it is impossible to trench on the outside of the foundation wall due to a concrete or other solid covering, then those will be drilled also.

Internal foundation walls and any wall extending downwards into the soil will be treated in the same way mentioned above by spaced drilling and injecting 5 litres of the correct concentration level of termiticide into each hole.

After injection, the drilled holes will be filled either with a cement mix or some other similar suitable material to match the general appearance of the original surface.

EFFECTIVENESS / WARRANTY

This treatment includes MaxPest five-year no-fee warranty and an annual termite inspection. After five years, you are advised to conduct corrective treatment. MaxPest offers its existing clients incentives.

Warranty is transferable to subsequent property owners.

We will also undertake an annual inspection free from charge during the warranty period. During this time, if any Subterranean Termite infestation is detected MaxPest will carry out Dusting Treatment and after successful eradication; MaxPest will conduct corrective treatment at no cost to the client and extend MaxPest Warranty accordingly.

Reinforcement of the termiticide barrier at the location is recommended every 5 years.

Any extension to the building must be notified to the company and the land upon which the extension is build, must be treated by the company. Failure to make such notification and treatment will invalidate this warranty.

Approved Chemical (Termiticide)

Optigard® Termite Liquid
Active Ingredient – Thiamethoxam 21.6% w/w suspension concentrate (SC)

DOSAGE PER HOLE : 4-5 Litres
DILUTION RATE       : 1: 400
ENVIRONMENT FRIENDLY & WATER BASED

Thiamethoxam targets the nicotinic acetycholine receptors in the insect’s nervous system, resulting in death of the exposed insect. Neonicotinoids have a significantly different mode of action compared with other classes of insecticides (e.g. pyrethroids, phenylpyrazoles, pyrroles.) commonly used for pest control. Thiamethoxam provides contact and ingestion activity on all stages of insect development. Thiamethoxam is non-repellent and can be transferred from exposed to unexposed insects that exhibit social behaviour, such as termites.

  • Non-repellent insecticide
  • Low use rates (0.2%)
  • Kills termites by contact and ingestion
  • Non-volatile and non-staining
  • Excellent efficacy against termites and wood-destroying insects
  • Flexible use to control termites.

Duration

Approximately: 1-3 Days with manpower of Two to Three (2-3) MaxPest Technicians.

Cost

Please feel free to contact us for a free site consultation where our expert consultants will conduct an inspection and provide you with an educated quotation.

Please feel free to call us at 1800-MaxPest (1800-6297378) or click this to use our contact form. We look forward to hearing from you!

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