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Termite Invasion – Seven News

Termite Invasion - Seven News

For anyone who wasn’t tuned into Seven News yesterday here’s the link to the story on the Termite Invasion in South East Queensland: 7 News – Termite Invasion Hits Queensland Conquer Termites have been inundated with phone calls over the past 3 months with home owners booking […]

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Termites? What Termites?!?

Termites? What Termites?!?

If you live in Queensland the chances are you have had Termites (white ants) or you are going to get Termites! What species could you have (there are others but these 3 are quite common)? Coptotermes – Mostly nest in tree stumps, retaining walls and inside living […]

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French Pest Control delegation treatment visit

French Pest Control delegation treatment visit

Dr Don Ewart, Australia’s pre-eminent termite expert, was asked by a visiting French delegation to see how we do a chemical treatment here in Australia while they were attending the FAOPMA conference on the Gold Coast. Knowing that Conquer Termites does an excellent job, Dr Don asked us to […]

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What is hiding under your pavers? Termites?

What is hiding under your pavers? Termites?

Last week, we were called out to a home that our customer had recently purchased as an investment property. We had been asked to treat some termite activity in the garden, but after completing our thorough inspection, it was clear that a Termite Management System {i.e- chemical […]

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Conquer Termites asked to talk on 612AM radio again

Conquer Termites asked to talk on 612AM radio again

Conquer Termites was asked back again to talk about Termites and Pest Control issues with the lovely announcer, Rebecca Levingston, on Brisbane 612AM radio on Saturday, 16 July 2016. Dan Kemp made his first visit to the South Bank studio, along with Rowan Bate. If you would […]

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Shocking Termite Damage – Toowong

Shocking Termite Damage - Toowong

One of Conquer Termites’ customers in Toowong was getting an electric shock each time he turned his bathroom light switch on. And you wouldn’t guess the cause?!… Termites! Yes, you read that correctly. They had mudded their way right into the back of the light switch bringing […]

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Beating the Bugs – 612AM Radio

Beating the Bugs - 612AM Radio

Conquer Termites were asked again to talk on 612AM radio about pest in and around homes in South East Queensland. This is the second visit for Rowan Bate & Al Ferguson. The boys covered various calls about many topis, black ants, cockroaches, geckos, termites and silverfish. The […]

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Huge termite lead in dungeon style subfloor, Bowen Hills

Huge termite lead in dungeon style subfloor, Bowen Hills

In November one of our techs Andy was doing a routine termite inspection, getting down and dirty into a very old & creepy sub-floor for a customer in Bowen Hills. He was filming as he went in and what he found was pretty incredible – a huge […]

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Termites & Body Corporate’s – Bowen Hills

Termites & Body Corporate's - Bowen Hills

The importance of everyone in a Body Corporate working together. I recently was called out to a unit complex in Brisbane’s Northside in Bowen Hills, it was a 6 unit complex governed by a body corporate. Five of the unit owners were working together getting regular termite […]

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Flying ants sighted in Brisbane

Flying ants sighted in Brisbane

Conquer Termites have had a number of phone calls today regarding sightings of flying ants in Brisbane – We’ve had calls from Kenmore, The Gap, Salisbury and Ipswich. Importantly, there is no need to be alarmed. It is the season for swarming termites and we’ve had some humidity lately and heavy rain […]

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Treating a Termite Nest in a tree – Cannon Hill, Brisbane

Treating a Termite Nest in a tree - Cannon Hill, Brisbane

Recently one of our Technician found a large arboreal termite nest up in a tree when doing the annual inspection to the complex at Bunnings Cannon Hill. When you find a nest in your garden or up in a tree, it is important to apply a controlling […]

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Live termites coming out of a drill hole during a chemical treatment

Live termites coming out of a drill hole during a chemical treatment

In the video below you can watch live termites being pumped out of a drill hole while one of our Technician was installing a chemical treatment to a house in Inala, Brisbane. The house had live termites in a downstairs door frame and skirting boards that had […]

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Termidor Dust treatment to live termites in a house in Morningside

Termidor Dust treatment to live termites in a house in Morningside

Recently we were called out to a house in Morningside, Brisbane, that had live termites. Our technician found termite workings protruding from a bedroom wall upstairs and several termite leads coming out of the ground up the concrete slab edge. In some ways the homeowner was lucky […]

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Conquer Termites helping Belmont State School’s Fete

Conquer Termites helping Belmont State School's Fete

Conquer Termites recently offered a prize of a free inspection and pest control at the Belmont State School Fete. It was great to hear that the Fete was a great success in raising over $50,000 of much need funds to expand the wireless network. Well done all […]

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Dr Don Ewart seminar

Dr Don Ewart seminar

Dr Don Ewart provided an entertaining and informative seminar for the Conquer team today at the Colmslie Hotel. The pest control industry doesn’t have a lot of clarity in the understanding of chemicals and the appropriateness of use and outcomes. But Don can always be guaranteed to […]

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Conquer Termites asked to talk to the Queensland Institute of Architects

Conquer Termites asked to talk to the Queensland Institute of Architects

Conquer Termites was asked to organize an “information seminar” for the members of Queensland Institute of Architects. Understandably, it is a daunting task to speak to such a well informed and educated group. Conquer Termites was happy to recommend an industry leader, Chris Hill, from Prestige Training, to be […]

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Best Pest Control Company in Brisbane

Best Pest Control Company in Brisbane

As a consumer, we recognize that it is hard to distinguish the good from bad when it comes to choosing a Pest Control company. What makes one company better than others? Of course it depends on what the homeowner is looking for, are they price conscious or […]

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Baiting Live Termites inside a house – Brisbane

Baiting Live Termites inside a house - Brisbane

This video show how the termites have eaten all the bait inside an Above-ground Bait Station placed inside a house in Brisbane. Baiting like this is an excellent way to eradicate a colony when we cannot find the nest or entry point. Call us now on 3088 […]

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Termite Attack – Ipswich

Termite Attack - Ipswich

In December 2014, a customer became suspicious when her pet dog was scratching and chewing at the wall in her bedroom. Curiously she looked close at the wall to notice what appeared to be dirt filling a small hole in the wall from the dogs paw. She […]

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Large termite nest eradicated in a house in Carina

Large termite nest eradicated in a house in Carina

Recently we were called by the homeowner of a house in Carina, Brisbane, to check a wall in the downstairs laundry of her home. During the full termite inspection, Paul Murphy, one of our experienced technicians, found a significant amount of workings behind a wall. He applied […]

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Storms, bad weather & termites in South East Queensland

Storms, bad weather & termites in South East Queensland

Looking at the forecast recently its easy to see why South East Queensland has a reputation for bad storms. Wildly humid days, heavy rainfall, fast winds and destruction… we’ve become well acquainted with these conditions lately. Problem is.. So have the termite population and they’re making the most […]

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Winged Termites taking to flight – Brisbane

Winged Termites taking to flight - Brisbane

In this video you are able to see winged termites (Alates) crawling out of a small hole in a tree stump that one of our technicians, Paul Murphy, disturbed when he was doing an inspection to a property in Brisbane. It is usual to see Alates take […]

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Live Termites in Window Frame, Wynnum West 4178

Live Termites in Window Frame, Wynnum West 4178

During a recent termite inspection in Wynnum West, one of Conquer Termites technicians found  live termites (Schedorhinotermes) in an external window frame and accessing the house through an adjacent internal bathroom. Watch the videos to see the active termites after being disturbed during our inspection. The termites were localized […]

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Natural termite treatment – Altriset

Natural termite treatment - Altriset

Have you questioned whether to get a termite barrier before? Are you worried about the safety of your children? Your pets? The environment? We finally have the answer – Altriset! The ultra fast, ultra safe & ultra effective natural alternative to harsh chemical barriers.  It’s so safe for […]

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Termite Inspections & Termatrac, Brisbane

Termite Inspections & Termatrac, Brisbane

Conquer Termites’ new inspection video shows you the in’s and out’s of our termite inspection process. Click here to watch. We delve into how the best tools in the industry such as Moisture Meters, Thermal Camera’s and the Termatrac are used to discover whether or not you […]

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Conquer Termites celebrates it’s 10 Anniversary with a Gala Dinner

Conquer Termites celebrates it's 10 Anniversary with a Gala Dinner

The Conquer Termites team with their wives and partners, along with our supporters, celebrated their 10th anniversary with a Gala Dinner at the Quay West Hotel on the 1 November. It was a posh event with all the boys donning suits and ties, accompanied with their beautiful […]

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Safe Altriset Termite Treatment – Kindergarten Coorparoo

Safe Altriset Termite Treatment – Kindergarten Coorparoo

At Conquer Termites we have been looking after the pest control needs for Harty Street Community Kindergarten in Coorparoo for many years. After a recent annual termite inspection we discovered live termites in a few areas of the grounds and some recent termite damage in scrap timber […]

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Final video shooting day, Carindale & Carina

Final video shooting day, Carindale & Carina

Shooting of the new Conquer Termites video’s are set to wrap up today. We’re all really excited to see the finished product as it has been such an amazing work in progress so far. Right now, some of Conquer Termites diligent technicians are digging a trench underneath brick […]

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Termite protection under new floor, Bulimba

Termite protection under new floor, Bulimba

I was recently challenged by a home owner in Bulimba who was doing renovations under his home that required a unique approach to protect the new floor he was proposing to construct. I recommended Homeguard TMB sheeting, which was ideal in this instance, as it covered all […]

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Conquer Termites photo shoot, Milton

Conquer Termites photo shoot, Milton

  Today the whole Conquer Termites team met at Chris Hall Photography bright and early in the morning to get our annual photo shoot by the AMAZING and TALENTED Justin Taylor (click here for website). Now that we’ve grown so much it was quite an effort to […]

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Termite Nest found in Chandler

Termite Nest found in Chandler

Recently we were carrying out a termite inspection at Chandler, Brisbane, and found a massive termite nest only a few metres from the owners home. While going about our full termite inspection of the house and groundsI discovered this termite nest and a few others. Certainly one way to panic the […]

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Sub-floor Termite Treatment Video Shoot – Coorparoo

Sub-floor Termite Treatment Video Shoot - Coorparoo

What a wonderful day in SE Qld for a Conquer Termites video shoot!  Andy from Conquer Termites Northside completed the sub-floor treatment on Cavendish Road in Coorparoo while VMP (click here to see their website) skillfully watched and recorded from afar. As you can see the space, lack […]

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Termites? Are you Proactive or Reactive?

Termites? Are you Proactive or Reactive?

Bright and early this morning Conquer Termites’ presented to BNI Pegasus in Paddington on the differences between being proactive and reactive to termites. It’s interesting to know that most of our customers can be split into these two categories. In the presentation, we outline what services we provide (termite […]

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Conquer’s Video Shoot Fast Approaches

Conquer's Video Shoot Fast Approaches

The Conquer Termites team are gearing up for a couple of days of movie making again! This time we want to take the time out to explain exactly how we do our job from start to finish (termite inspections and termite treatments) so that you know what […]

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Neighbourhood Watch Termite Presentation, McDowall

Neighbourhood Watch Termite Presentation, McDowall

Andy and Alan from Conquer Termites Northside attended the McDowall Neighbourhood Watch meeting last night to talk all about termites in Brisbane. They presented the following topics, followed by a lively Q and A: * Termite background, typical behaviour, where they live, what they do (nest, moisture, food, nest 24/7) […]

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Termites in tree stumps, Oxley

Tree stumps in the garden provide an ideal location for termites to nest in while they send out workers to forage in the garden and potentially in your home. This house at Oxley contained live termites which had caused extensive structural damage. Further inspection in the garden […]

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Andy conquers Altriset Treatment in The Gap

Andy, one of Conquer Termites’ North-side technicians gives a run down on his Altriset Treatment at The Gap recently: “The reason the customer choose to use Altriset was due to the fact that they had a fish pond close to the house. They wanted to be 100% […]

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Integrated Pest Management and Termite Treatment

What is integrated pest management and why should we be interested in it? In basic terms it means that more is required than just applying a chemical treatment to a house, whether it be for cockroaches, ants, termites or any other pest. When a house has termites […]

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Safe, Effective & Specific Termite Treatment!

Following our recent posts about Altriset (the new termiticide released by Syngenta), Conquer Termites met with Peter Ambrose-Pearce of Syngenta. We discussed how we can provide options for an innovative, powerful but non poisonous termite treatment to your homes. Yes! A product that is SAFE, EFFECTIVE & SPECIFIC for termites! We won’t […]

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QUT recruits Conquer Termites, Brisbane

Being experts in the field of termites and pests, Conquer Termites are often approached by companies and universities to provide invaluable knowledge, material and guidance. Recently Conquer Termites were recruited by The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Micro Biology Lab  to supply thousands of live termites in […]

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A fresh face for Conquer Termites, Brisbane

Introducing our newest member, Kuy!  With a background in pest control office management and administration, Kuy brings a wealth of knowledge and excellent communication skills to the Conquer Team. Kuy was seeking a new challenge and was looking to work with some of the best technicians in […]

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The right way to eradicate rats

Conquer’s team of licensed technicians are always receptive to good information so they can deliver the best treatment options to homeowners, be it about termites, general pest or vermin.  That is why they were happy to hear what Ken Parry, from Bell Laboratories, had to say about […]

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Conquer Termites gearing up to offer better service

Conquer Termites is always looking for ways to deliver excellent service to all of it’s valuable customers. We understand that doing the job right and professionally is the most important part of our business. But what about the before & after service part? Turning up on time at […]

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The Conquer Team celebrate the great year they had in 2013

It was great to get the Conquer Termites team, and their partners, together at the Sono Japanese restaurant, at Portside, to celebrate the pending end of 2013. For many it was the first time they sat down in a Tatami room to experience an authentic Japanese banquet. To […]

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Conquer Termites team relaxes for Melbourne Cup 2013

It has now been a tradition for the Conquer team to stop with the nation to enjoy the Melbourne Cup celebrations. This year we all meet at the Norman Hotel, Woolloongabba to enjoy a sit down lunch and a few beers. It was great to see Amanda […]

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Conquer Termites sponsors local sports event

Conquer Termites South-side was the proud sponsor of the Brisbane Club Richest Relay Race held at the Clem Jones Memorial Swim Carnival held on the 2 November. Manager, Rowan Bate, was happy to present a $1,000 cheque to the winning relay team from Chandler Swim Club.   […]

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Termite News – Current Affairs – Channel Nine

The termite story run tonight on Channel Nine’s Current Affair is a continuation of the high concern Australian Homeowners have about the growing threat of their homes being attacked by termites. Termites (white ants) cause more damage to homes in Australia than storms and fire combined. Queensland Building […]

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Conquer Termites welcomes Alex Koklas to the team on Brisbane South-side

Conquer Termites has steadily grown from one technician in 2004 to eight now servicing the Great Brisbane area. Every technician that has joint the team has brought their own knowledge set, but all have contributed a willing drive to make Conquer Termites one of Queensland’s leaders in the […]

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Conquer Termites’ Annual Golf Championship

The month of September is a great time for footy fans in Australia. But a little known sporting event was also held on Friday, 27 September, the Annual Conquer Termites Golf Championship. The competition was again played over nines holes at the Bulimba Three Par Course . This course […]

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Clever way to treat a structure with a low suspended floor – Hemmant

Conquer Termites is a company that prides itself on providing treatment options that are best suited for the structure and the kind of environment it is situated in. Recently we treated the Sales office of Crawford Marine, just off Wynnum Rd, Hemmant. They had a small infestation […]

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The recording of the Conquer Termites song

It’s not often that you can wake up on a Sunday morning and know that you will be part of a creative collective and record a fantastic original song. Well, that’s what David Bell, Billy Brewer, Andy Clarkin and Johnny Treacy did today at the Ghostgum Audio […]

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Dr Don Ewart talks at Conquer Termites’ annual Workshop Seminar

Conquer Termites prides itself on having the most trained technicians in the Brisbane area, so you, the homeowner, has complete confidence that the service you receive is the best possible. To achieve this outcome, Conquer Termites has invested time and money to bring Australia’s leading termite expert, […]

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Conquer Termites asked to talk about termites on Channel 7, 2013

Recently Channel 7 ran an article about the plague of termites that are affecting millions of homeownes in Australia, brought on with the wet conditions and soddy treatments installed by other companies. As Conquer Termites is regarded as one of the leading termite companies operating in the […]

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Conquer Termites runs a termite report writing seminar

When you engage a specialist to inspect your home for termites you really hope he is skillful in finding them. But there is another important side to doing an inspection and that is writing a timber pest inspection report and treatment proposal. You want to know the […]

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Parkinson Termite Treatment – NO job too hard for Conquer Termites

Parkinson Termite Treatment - NO job too hard for Conquer Termites

Recently we were contacted by a home-owner in Parkinson.  He had previously had a treatment done on his property by a well known local franchised Pest Control company.  In their yearly inspection, they had discovered that the termites had returned and had an active nest in the […]

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