TERMITE INSPECTION & PEST TREATMENT FAQ
Q: How much does a termite inspection cost?
If you need pest control services in Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast areas, Bob Gunn Termite Solutions will take care of your problem.
You can book online to take advantage of our discounted prices:
• Pest Control: $199
• Termite Inspection: $215
• Termite Inspection and Pest Control: $299
Prices available when you book online.
Q: Which locations do you service for pest inspections and treatment?
Bob Gunn provides pest control services in Brisbane City, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast, Redland Bay, Logan City, Moreton Bay, Ipswich City, Scenic Rim.
Q: Is termite damage covered by insurance?
In most cases, home insurance will only cover property damage that is unexpected and accidental. Termite damage arises as a result of gradual occurrence and is considered preventable, making this an exclusion to average home insurance policies.
Termite damage, therefore, is not covered by home insurance and becomes the responsibility of the homeowner.
Q: Will termites come back after the treatment?
Termite treatments require ongoing maintenance to keep your property protected from these pests. As part of the termite management system, you will need to schedule an annual termite inspection.
Q: How soon can pest control be performed after I call?
You can book pest control services from Bob Gunn Termite Solutions based on your preferred times. Our team will contact you to confirm and finalise the date and time of the service.
Q: How do I prepare my home before the treatment?
Our support team will speak with you regarding specific property preparations prior to pest treatment.
Q: How long does a pest control take?
This will depend on the severity of the infestation and the size of the property. A typical treatment can be completed in about 60 plus minutes. However, if the property has an active infestation, this can last longer.
Q: Can I stay inside my home during the procedure?
Depending on the type of pest you have, many chemicals used for pest control are safe for humans and pets in general. If you are sensitive and or have allergies, we will accordingly advise you before the procedure.
Q: What do I need to do right after the treatment is done?
To make the treatment effective, we advise that you let the chemicals sit for a while after the treatment. Avoid mopping or other cleaning regimes that might hamper the effects.
Q: How often should I get pest control treatment to keep pests away?
In order to effectively prevent common pests, we recommend yearly pest control treatment unless there is a more serious infestation which may require 3 to 6 monthly treatments until we gain full control.
Q: Can pest control chemicals trigger allergies?
If you are allergic to fumes and chemicals, some pest control solutions may trigger allergies and even asthma. If you have allergic reactions to chemicals, we strongly advise that you keep away from the premise during the treatment process.
Our team will also discuss and inform you of precautionary measures before the pest treatment.
Q: Is pest control safe for pets?
Most pest control chemicals and methods are safe for pets. However, for proper precaution, it is best to discuss with us regarding the pets that reside in your property.
Q: Do I need to clear out my cupboard during my pest treatment?
No, you don’t need to clear out your cupboard for pest treatments.
Q: Do you guarantee your service?
Our work is guaranteed so you can be confident in the services carried out, Bob Gunn Termite Solutions will provide the service you can always trust.
Q: What is included in the pest control package?
The pest control includes treatment for cockroaches, silverfish, external webbing spiders and ants. We include a 12-month warranty for silverfish and cockroaches, and 3 months for external webbing spiders. No warranty included for ant treatment.
Q: How much does a termite inspection cost?
The average cost for a termite inspection of a 3 to 4-bedroom house is $245 when you book through our office. Alternatively, you can book online for a discounted price of $200.
If your property has more than 4 bedrooms, or has other specifications, please contact us for a quote.
Q: Are you able to provide rodent control for cars engines?
We do not provide rodent treatment for cars. However, we can provide rodent treatment for residential and commercial properties, to reduce the risk of rodents nesting in your car.
Q: What is the cost of rodent treatment?
The cost of a rodent treatment will be $160.
Q: How does rodent treatment work?
Our technician will be placing a few lockable baited stations in areas where necessary.
Q: Do you offer flea treatment?
Yes, we provide flea treatment for $195.
Q: How much is spider treatment and what is included?
We treat all kinds of spider for $300. This includes a 3-month warranty.
Q: What do you use for termite inspection?
We use Termatrac which detects vibrations in the wall. When there is a need to confirm termite activities, a thermal camera may also be used.
Q: How much would wasp nest removal cost?
Our wasp treatment is $225 and have no warranties. With regard to wasp nest removal, this will depend on the location of the nest and if it is possible to remove it.
Q: Do you remove possums?
Sadly, we do not remove possums, but we can recommend Peter the Possum Man.
Q: What does the bird control service include?
We provide bird proofing for solar panels. Our team will place preventive measures including a range of suitable barriers to prevent birds from nesting completely.
Q: What pre-construction services do you do?
Our termite protection for preconstruction includes:
- Kordon Termite Barriers
- Altis Reticulation Systems
Q: What does an Altis Reticulation System do?
Reticulation systems are designed to treat areas under concrete slabs and around the external perimeter of structures to prevent termites from entering the building.
Q: What are Kordon Termite Barriers and how are they useful for eradicating termites?
When this barrier is installed in the entry points of termites during the construction, active termite activity becomes more visible. This means almost zero damages and quicker eradication.
Q: What types of pests do you treat?
We provide a variety of pest control services to help you feel at peace in your home or business. See the list of pests we treat here.
Q: What does a full termite treatment and control include?
- Comprehensive Termite Inspection
- Full Termite Inspection Reports
- Termite Barriers
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