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Sentricon Always Active Termite Treatment – Kippa-Ring 4021

Sentricon Always Active Termite Treatment - Kippa-Ring 4021

At the start of April two of the Conquer Termites Northside technicians installed a Sentricon Always Active system at Ballina St, Kippa-Ring. When we returned to carry out the first monitoring & baiting station check we found one completely eaten Sentricon rod (see below). We refilled the […]

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Pre-Construction at Wilston, Northside of Brisbane

Pre-Construction at Wilston, Northside of Brisbane

Today on the Northside, our job site is a huge concrete block building in Lovedale St, Wilston. We’re completing all of the termite protection to this new home on behalf of one of our regular builders. Conquer Termites Northside carry out pre-construction termite works for quite a […]

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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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Flying Termites sighted North Brisbane

Flying Termites sighted North Brisbane

It’s that time of year again – beautifully sunny days, light drizzles of rain here and there but generally limited to early morning showers or late afternoon showers, a light breeze ….. AND agggghhhh Termites! Flying termites… everywhere! You guessed it! It’s now the season for those […]

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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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Pre-purchase Termite/Pest Inspection – Deception Bay

Pre-purchase Termite/Pest Inspection - Deception Bay

In the past couple of years it has become really apparent to me just how important having a pre-purchase pest inspection is. Considering South East Queensland has so many termite species that are destructive and also that the most common type of construction here is in the […]

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Sentricon Always Active – Monitoring & Baiting at Chapel Hill

Sentricon Always Active - Monitoring & Baiting at Chapel Hill

Last week Conquer Termites Northside were called to a beautiful house in Chapel Hill to install a Sentricon Always Active Monitoring & Baiting Station system as part of the termite management program. There were bricks around the perimeter of the house including throughout the pool area so […]

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New Conquer Termites vehicle on the Northside of Brisbane

New Conquer Termites vehicle on the Northside of Brisbane

  Conquer Termites Northside have a new addition to the family! You may see a very happy tech (Joel) on the road somewhere from Bribie to Karana Downs over the next few months. His new 2016 Mitsubishi Triton has arrived, has been sign written and had some […]

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Live termite treatment in Kallangur

Live termite treatment in Kallangur

Late Sunday evening after enjoying dinner at my mother in law’s I was asked to check some suspicious bubbled paint in the bathroom, my gut told me it was termites but I suggested that it could be wood rot or excess moisture to help keep everyone positive. […]

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The hum of live termite activity inside a wall – Ashgrove, North Brisbane

The hum of live termite activity inside a wall - Ashgrove, North Brisbane

Listen closely as one of our technicians investigates a hole in the wall full of live termites!! After receiving an urgent call to attend a home in Ashgrove, North Brisbane, Conquer Termites Northside conducted a termite inspection and initial treatment for a concerned home owner. Looking at […]

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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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Live Termites North Brisbane

Live Termites North Brisbane

Over the past few weeks Conquer Termites Northside have been inundated by calls to inspect and treat live termites (or white ants) in bathrooms and ensuites across various suburbs in North Brisbane. With the ongoing showers and humidity recently it’s no surprise to us that termite activity […]

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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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Ant Caps and Termite Shields – Termite Management

Ant capping {or termite shielding, the terms are used interchangeably} is very common in Queensland homes. In fact, for many, they are a requirement under the State Building Code. They’ve proved incredibly useful in preventing termites moving undetected through timber piers. Many a Queensland home has been […]

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Albany Creek, Bridgeman Downs, Carseldine – Brick Veneer Homes

Have you got an infill type concrete slab?  When most people think of termite infestations, they usually think of a timber house which is obviously termite prone.  However according to pest industry insurers in Australia, the most vulnerable homes when it comes to termite infestation are brick veneer […]

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New safe termite treatments in The Gap, Brisbane

What is the safest way to treat Termites if you have pets? What if I have an outdoor fish pond or dam? Do you want to be eco friendly but still have an effective chemical treatment? The answer could be Altriset, DuPont’s new safe and effective termiticide. […]

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Why Termite Management Systems are so important in Brisbane

For Brisbane Homeowners {in fact, for home-owners all across South East Queensland}, termites are an unwelcome reality that can cause plenty of stress and money. Nobody likes the idea of one of their most valuable investments coming under attack from these prolific pests. Of course, one of […]

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Termite Barriers – Albany Creek and The Gap

Termite Barriers - Albany Creek and The Gap

While we all know that in Queensland (and this is especially true here in North Brisbane), having your home adequately protected against subterranean termites is essential. And for many homes, the best and most efficient method of protection is a Termite Treated Zone – or what most […]

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Chemical Treated Zones – Pavers

Chemical Treated Zones - Pavers

Here in Queensland, we are blessed to live in possibly the most beautiful part of the country. With our warm, tropical weather and beautiful surrounds – it really is a wonderful place to own a home and raise a family. With all of that though, comes the […]

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Pest Inspections – Monster Nest Brisbane North

Pest Inspections – Monster Nest Brisbane North

Just when you think you have seen it all…..something comes along to shock you.  Or at least, it did when Joel, one of our North side termite technicians visited a job in Brisbane City recently. Joel was called out to this city pub to help the owners […]

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Andy & Kym’s new addition – Congratulations

A big congratulations to Andy and Kym on their new baby girl, Emma Mary Elizabeth Clarkin, born on Easter Sunday at 3.18am. Birth weight: 7lb 6oz (3345g). Mother and baby are doing well. New dad Andy is adjusting to the new routine at night – lack of sleep […]

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Pest Inspection: The Gap – Moisture and Drainage Issues

Pest Inspection: The Gap - Moisture and Drainage Issues

One of the first things any termite expert will tell you is that termites are drawn to moisture. It is, in fact the number one attractant for termites even above food sources (timber etc). So it’s safe to say that when termites are given free reign of […]

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Conquer Termites Christmas Picnic 2011

It was the time to be merry and jolly at the annual Conquer Termites Christmas picnic held at Pandanus Beach foreshore, Wynnum. Of course, the usual Secret Santa and sweets bags were disbursed to the eager recipients, nibbles consumed and wine and beers drunk. But probably the […]

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More happy customers – North Side

More happy customers - North Side

  Good morning Brisbane! Happy Monday.  A busy day in the office today as our phones run hot and more and more people getting inspections and treatments done. We’re certainly heading into our busiest time of year, when termites are at their most active – they do […]

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Between Pest Inspections – How Bridging can undermine your Termite Treatment

Between Pest Inspections - How Bridging can undermine your Termite Treatment

There is no question that effective treatment of termites in some homes can be more difficult than in others. Installing Termite treatments to stop termites moving into your home can take time, effort and sometimes a little careful strategy. Of course it goes without saying that, while […]

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Nothing better than a happy customer!

Nothing better than a happy customer!

  Here at Conquer Termites, we value your opinion and your satisfaction on our perfomance over anything. As far as we’re concerned, if we’ve gotten rid of your termites or pests, and left you happy with our professionalism and approach to you, then it’s a job well […]

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Important Preparation for a Termite Inspection – An Albany Creek Case Study

Important Preparation for a Termite Inspection – An Albany Creek Case Study

Important Preparation for a Termite Inspection – An Albany Creek Case Study From time to time, when booking a termite inspection, a client will ask us whether it is necessary to move furniture or stored items before we come.  And while we certainly don’t aim to inconvenience […]

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