Termites

Death to the Queen

Termites cause more damage to homes in Australia than fire, floods and storms combined.They have been known to destroy the wall and roofing timbers of a home within 3 months of construction.

Termite Damage in Australian Homes

Every home is at risk

“Termites are an increasing problem in Australia … they can occur anytime and anywhere at any home no matter how old or new” – 2017 Archicentre Australia 

Cost of Repairs

“Repairs [from termite damage] range from $18,000 to $50,000 per property” – 2005, Queensland Dept of Work

Termite Insurance

“Most insurance carriers don't cover damage caused by termite infestations… Insurance companies think termites are preventable, which means your insurer considers it a maintenance issue.” – 2018, HomeGuides

Additional Resources

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