If these frequently asked questions have not answered the information you are looking for then call or email Safeguard Pest Control today. We are happy to provide you with more information. Please contact us today.

How long does a chemical termite treatment last?

Chemical termite treatment will last up to 8 years when using Termidor you can find out more on your recent blog post Counting the Years: How Long Does a Termite Treatment Last? Any Questions? Call us today!

Are your treatment chemicals pet friendly?

Safeguard technicians only use Government register products that will not harm your pets. We use pesticides in accordance with the label and will not treat your pets. Our products do not affect pets and are considered safe. If your looking for a Pet friendly pest control service be sure to check out our Natural & organic pest control option  . For pet-friendly pest control give us a call 0754 776675 or email us info@safeguardpestcontrol.com.au

Do we have to vacate the property while you spray?

Our chemicals are safe for you and your family to be around during the treatment. You don’t have to vacate the property while the service is being done. call (07) 5477 6675 to talk with Safeguard Pest Control about any concerns you might have!

How long does Safeguard guarantee their pest control service?

We offer extended warranties on all our services –

*General pest control treatments – up to 12 months

*Commercial pest control treatments up to 3 months

*Flea control treatments – up to 3 months

*Ant control treatments – up to 3 months

*Rodent control treatments – up to 3 months

*Bed bug treatments – extended warranties available

*Termite control treatments  up to 8 years

Find out more about our unbeatable pest control  guarantees on our PEST CONTROL PRICING page or give us a call 0754 7766 75 or email us info@safeguardpestcontrol.com.au you will be more than happy to help

Do termites just go away?

Termites just don’t go away. Without a professional termite treatment your just waiting for a termite colony to infest your property. Check out our blog 8 Signs of Termites in Your Home  or feel free to Contact us on (07) 5477 6675 we will be more than happy to help!

Can I spray termites myself?

Spraying for termites yourself is not recommended. If you have an existing termite infestation the property will require professional treatment. To find out more  check out our blog DIY Termite Treatment vs. Professional Termite Control. Call (07) 5477 6675 or email us for a FREE Consultation and FREE Estimate!

What is the average cost for pest control service?

The average cost for pest control services will range from $150-$250 for a small to large property. The cost will depend on the service you require. You can find out more over on our PEST CONTROL PRICING PAGE or feel free to call us 07 5477 6675  or book a FREE pest consultation 

What can kill termites?

The best way to kill termites is with chemical. A termite barrier can kill termites for up to 8 years. For more information on What can kill termites? Check out or blog post on Termite Control: What Is A Termite Barrier? or feel free to give us a call or email we would be more than happy to help

Where do termites hide?

Termites will hide in any concealed area of a property. In your walls, crawl space, below timber decking or in any other inaccessible area of your home. Termites are very crafty. They really don’t like to be found or be exposed to the sunlight. To find out more about Where do termites hide check out or blog post A Mystery Behind Your Walls – Could There Be Termites? . Think you have termites? Call (07) 5477 6675 to book a Termite Inspection today.

How to tell if termites are in my home?

Even if you don’t see signs of termites it doesn’t mean they’re not in you home. The best way to tell if termites are in you home is to have a professional termite inspection completed. You can also check out our blog post 13 Signs You May Have Termites. Call (07) 5477 6675 or contact us with any questions.

Do you spray inside the house or just outside?

An Internal and external spray will usually be conducted unless a different treatment plan is discussed. For more information check out our Residential Pest control page or Contact us or call (07) 5477 6675  today.

Why Do I Need A Termite Inspection?

A termite inspection is the first step required to assess whether there is any evidence of termites or other timber pests.  A Termite inspection is a vital part of all termite management programs. You may also want to check out our blog artical 7 Things That Will Attract Termites To Your Home. You will find more infomation on why you need a termite inspection.

Will wet weather affect the treatment?

Some treatments will be postponed, most pest control treatments usually are not affected as properties have eaves and guttering that overhang the exterior walls. Call (07) 5477 6675 or email us to organise your pest control treatment today!

How often should I get a pest control treatment done?

You should get a pest control treatment done at least every 6 to 12 months, our work comes with a 12-month warranty (Terms and conditions apply) We will notify you after 12 months so you can be sure you’re protected all year round. Call us on (07) 5477 6675 to book your Pest control treatment today.

Do you spray in kitchens and around food?

Yes we spray in kitchens and around food however we recommend your food to be properly sealed and stored while our treatment is carried out, We use only the best and safest chemical that have low toxicity to humans. Book today call (07) 5477 6675 or email us.


I Suffer From Asthma And Allergies, Should I Have A Pest Treatment At My Home?

You and your family’s health and safety are of upmost importance to us.  Generally, the pesticides used by Safeguard all have natural or organic origins and have been proven over time to be very safe and non-irritant to asthma and allergies.  However should you have any concerns we are happy to discuss the process step by step.  We can specialise a treatment for every pest situation and not all treatments may be the same. feel free to call us with any of your questions.

Do your treatment chemical smell?

Almost all chemicals used by Safeguard Pest Control have ZERO odours, some proucts have a slight odour but will not interrupt your ability to enjoy the comfortably of your home BOOK TODAY ! Phone: 07 5477 6675 EMAIL info@safeguardpestcontrol.com.au

What chemical are commonly used for pest control?

Common chemicals used in pest control

  1. Pyrethrum
  2. Kaolin clay
  3. Permethrin
  4. Indoxacarb
  5. Hydramethylnon
  6. Boric Acid
  7. imidacloprid
  8. Beta- Cyfluthrin
  9. Bifenthrin
  10. Fipronil

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What is a termite inspection?

A termite inspection is when a licensed timber pest inspector conducts a visual inspection of all accessible areas of the property for evidence of wood-destroying insects. Our inspector will inspect all interior areas of the property including accessible  roof voids, subfloor spaces and basements and the exterior of the property up to 50 meters away from the main structure. If you looking for more infomation regarding termite inspection go check out our termite inspection page Or give us a call 07 5477 6675 or send us an email info@safeguardpestcontrol.com.a

How long will a termite inspection take?

This will depend on the size of the property. On average our thorough termite inspection will take 1 to 2 hours to complete.  Check out our blog page for more information regarding termite inspections. Book a Termite Inspection now by calling 07 5477 6675 or emailing info@safeguardpestcontrol.com.au

How long will a pest control treatment last?

The answer will depend on the type of pest issue you are experiencing. A pest control treatment will generally last around 6 to 12 months however our technicians can advise when your next treatment is required when they are at the property. Check out our residential pest control page or feel free to give us a call or email  075477 6675 or info@safeguardpestcontrol.com.au

How fast do termites eat wood?

On average a large colony of termites can consume around 6.8 kilograms of wood per week ! But if the environmental conditions are perfect termites are capable of  eating 7.0 kilograms of wood per day! Check out our blog What Are the Potential Effects of Termite Damage? Contact us today to book your free termite consultation. 075477 6675 or inf0@safeguardpestcontrol.com.au

Is Your Pest Control Treatment Safe For Children And Pregnant Woman?

Pesticide use is considered safe during pregnancy. Pregnant women and their little ones face a very little risk if pesticide are applied correctly with no direct exposure to the chemicals. If you looking for Pest Control Treatments that are Safe For Children And Pregnant Woman contact us today.

How much does it cost to have a termite inspection?

The cost to have a termite inspection completed will vary depending on the size of your home, you should expect to pay between $180-$220. Check out our termite inspection calculator over on our pricing page or  give us a call or email 075477 6675 – info@safeguardpestcontrol.com.au

How often should I get a Termite inspection?

A routine termite inspection should be carried out regularly at the very least every 12 months. A termite colony can appear without being noticed and grow into a large colony causing thousands of dollars of damage within 12 months. Regular termite inspection will save you a lot of trouble and money. Check out our blog article When Is The Best Time To Get A Termite Inspection? or give us a call 075477 6675 or email info@safeguardpestcontrol.com.au 

Do termites eat hardwood ?

Termites don’t discriminate and they will destroy your hardwood home. No building is completely safe from termites. Simply because there are a lot of components to a home building structures that termites can eat e.g. architraves, skirting boards, window reveals, kitchen, vanities, furniture. Then there are floor covering, floating floor, stored goods that can hide termite activity. So generally NO building is completely safe from termite infestation. Find out more in this article  DO TERMITES EAT HARDWOOD or watch our video on TERMITE DAMAGE 

Our Home Is 5 Years Old And It Has A Physical Barrier In The Structure. Will It Keep Termites Out?

Generally, these systems do work but should not be relied upon completely. A small creak in the slab 1mm thick will allow termites to pass through or over the physical protection  Call now for further information

What Do Termites/ White Ants Look Like?

Termites are 3mm to 70mm in length and are a pale cream white colour. That’s why they are often called “white ants”. If you look closely, termites have two sections to their body while ants have three. Termites have a wide waist like a bee or appear to have a swollen abdomen. Need help identifying termites? Check out our blog article on How To Identify Termites?  Call or Book a FREE Termite consultation today at 07 5477 6675

Are Termites Or Damage Caused Covered By My Home Insurance?

Home insurance policies do NOT cover damage caused by termites. 1 in 4 Australian homes are affected by termites. Home insurance was created to cover you for damage that is sudden, preventable or unforeseen. Termite damage to your home is not something that just happens overnight – termite damage will occur gradually. It is considered preventable by insurance companies. Book your FREE consultation today 07 5477 6675

What To Do If I Find Termites?

Do not disturb them. You should avoid attempting to get rid of them yourself. Once termites are disturbed, they will simply re-route their path to another area of the house causing more damage. Do you need help identifying termites ? Book your FREE consultation today  07 5477 6675

What Can I Do Around My Home To Prevent Termite Attack?

  1. Avoid placing timber or timber byproducts around the home like piles of wood for a fire, timber cupboards or newspapers as it gives termites easy access
  2. Make sure weep holes in brickwork are not covered
  3. Keep vegetation well clear of the house
  4. A termite favorite moisture rectify leaks as soon as you can as they love dripping taps
  5. Barrier treatments are the most effective way of ensuring your home is protected
  6. Annual inspections are vital to ensure barrier treatments are working

You can also check out our article on What Attracts Termites to Your House? Book your FREE consultation today 07 5477 6675

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