If you have been inspected for termites recently, then it is very likely you will have been advised to try to prevent termites from accessing your property in the future. There are a great majority of homes in Australia that are vulnerable to termite infestation, not least because the owners have taken no steps to prevent termites from getting into the property. You can make sure you avoid termites coming into your property by choosing to use a termite barrier system. These systems are designed to ensure that termites are not able to get into your home, meaning you avoid the problems of white ant infestation and damage.
One option you have is to use a chemical termite barrier. These are suitable for most homeowners, and mean you don’t have to install physical barriers, which can take a lot of work. There are a number of different types of chemical barriers, some of which kill termites, and others that repel them. Seeking advice from an expert about the right type of chemical termite barrier protection for your home will help you to make sure you effectively deter termites from your property.
Physical barriers are a protective layer that will be fitted under the slabs around your home or other properties. These barriers are constructed in white sheets, which can be installed in a similar fashion to moisture layers, prior to the point of the slabs. These sheets are normally overlapped, and sealed using building adhesives. These physical barriers are designed to be long-term termite prevention systems, and also mean you don’t have to continually add chemicals or other materials to the barrier in order for it to be effective.
Choosing the right barrier
It is not always easy to know which the right type of barrier system for your property is. Of course, if you are intending to install a barrier system on an existing home, then chemical prevention will be the most affordable. However, if you want to make sure you are protected in the long term, then you may need to look into installing some kind of physical barrier. In order to make sure you select the right barrier, you need to discuss your needs with a pest control services Logan expert who can offer you advice about the right type of barrier for your property.