Blog entries posted during 2014


Termite Damage in Avalon

7/24/2014 by: Peter Sakley

Precision Pest Control performed an inspection at an Avalon home in Sydney that had previously had termites. When we arrived at the home and carried out our inspection we found extensieve termite damage in the supporting beams in one of the walls....

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Pre Construction Termite Barrier in Summer Hill

7/25/2014 by: Peter Sakley

Precision Pest Control performed a pre construction termite treatment on a Summer Hill home in Sydney. We installed the Kordon Termite Barrier over the concrete slab of the home to ensure that termites would not be able to enter the property from...

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Termites in Randwick home

7/26/2014 by: Peter Sakley

Precision Pest Control were called in to inspect a home in Randwick, Sydney. We performed our initial inspection and discovered termite mud tracks leading up from beneath the sub floor. This means that the home owners were unaware of the presence ...

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Cockroaches in Mosman home

7/27/2014 by: Peter Sakley

While performing a general pest inspection of a home in Mosman, Sydney, we discovered German Cockroaches living behind a light switch in the living room. As you can see in the picture, the materials they leave behind like egg cases and feacal matt...

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Termite Barrier in Manly

7/29/2014 by: Peter Sakley

Precision Pest Control was called into a Manly property to install a termite barrier to reduce the risk of future termite attacks. As there was little soil surrounding the home we were unable to dig trenches to lay down the chemical, so we drilled...

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Termite monitoring stations in Maroubra

7/30/2014 by: Peter Sakley

Precision Pest Control visited a home in Maroubra to check on some termite monitoring stations that were previously installed. During a monitoring station inspection, we check each of the monitors for termite activity to ensure that there are no...

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Termite conditions in Northern Beaches home

7/31/2014 by: Peter Sakley

While performing a routine inspection of a Northern Beaches home, a Precision Pest Control professional came across an area of the home that had debris leaning up against the side of the home.  This debris consisted of wood and other cellulose...

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Termites in Northern Beaches home

8/23/2014 by: Peter Sakley

During an inspection in a Northern Beaches home, one of our Precision Pest Control termite professionals discovered some mud tracks in the garage. After a closer inspection we uncovered some significant hidden termite damage in the rear left corne...

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Fumigation of Timber Borers in Darling Point

8/24/2014 by: Peter Sakley

Precision Pest Control were called into a home in Darling Point in Sydney to perform a fumigation on an antique wooden cupboard to remove the wood borers that were tunneling through the wood and creating holes in the doors.  We performed an initia...

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Termite Baiting in St Ives

8/25/2014 by: Peter Sakley

Precision Pest Control were called onto a property in St Ives to inspect some termite baiting stations that we had previously installed around the perimeter of the building. During our inspection process we systematically checked each of the baiti...

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Termite inspection in Hornsby

8/26/2014 by: Peter Sakley

Precision pest control have recently been performing a number of inspections in the Hornsby area in Sydney. The inspection process is the first step in our 4 step approach to ridding your home of termites. During our inspection process, we go over...

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Termite Barrier in Hornsby

8/27/2014 by: Peter Sakley

Precision Pest Control were called into a home in Hornsby in Sydney to perform a pre- construction termite barrier installation. This involves the installation of Kordon Barriers around potential point of entry to the home, and underneath the slab...

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Termite treatment in Lake Macquarie

8/28/2014 by: Peter Sakley

  We were called into a home in Lake Macquarie on the Central Coast to install a chemical termite barrier to protect the home from future termite attacks. We performed an initi al inspection of the property to make an assessment on the best type o...

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Commercial Rodent Control in Manly

8/29/2014 by: Peter Sakley

As part of a commercial rodent control program in a Manly, Precision Pest Control visited the business property to inspect the rodent bait stations that had been strategically placed in and around the areas where evidence of rodent activity had be...

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Termite control in Ettalong

8/30/2014 by: Peter Sakley

Precision Pest Control were called into a property in Ettalong which is just south of Woy Woy to perform a termite inspection on some baiting stations that we had previously installed. Initially we had installed the stations to eliminate an...

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Commercial Cockroach Control in Mosman

9/3/2014 by: Peter Sakley

Precision Pest Control were called into a business property in Mosman to perform a commercial cockroach control inspection and treatment. We initiated the treatment process by performing an inspection of the premisis to identify those areas which...

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Rodent Treatment in Consulars House

9/25/2014 by: Peter Sakley

Precision Pest Control recenly performed a rodent treatment at a Consulars house in the ACT. We performed an inspection on the exterior of the home and discovered signs of rodent activity, namely grease stains along the sides of the walls where...

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Inspecting for termites in Darling Point

9/26/2014 by: Peter Sakley

We recently performed an inspection on a property in Darling Point, which had previously been attacked by termites. Occasionally when the initial termite colony is eliminated, a new termite colony can move in to occupy the space as the termite...

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Feral Cat Control in Sutherland

9/27/2014 by: Peter Sakley

Part of controlling pests in Sydney, Canberra and Newcastle involves not just bugs, but feral animals like cats, and foxes as well. Precision Pest Control recently performed some feral cat control in Sutherland, on a property that was having some...

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Termite Damage in Darling Point home

9/28/2014 by: Peter Sakley

After inspecting a Darling Point home for evidence of termites, Precision Pest Control discovered extensive damage to the supporting beams in the wall of a home in Darling Point. We recommended a baiting and monitoring treatment as the best method...

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Termite sealant on cracks in Morisset home

9/29/2014 by: Peter Sakley

Part of an effective termite treatment plan involves not only eliminating the termite infestation, but also changing the current environment to ensure that termites do not enter your home via the same entry point. This makes it more difficult for...

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Termite Damage to Timber in Wamberal Beach

9/30/2014 by: Peter Sakley

We inspected a home for termite damage in Wamberal Beach, and discovered damged timbers in the roof that needed to be treated. At some point in the homes lifetime, it had been attacked by termites and had not been effectively repaired. While riddi...

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Termites in Bait Station in Kambah

10/21/2014 by: Peter Sakley

Precision Pest Control recently visited a property in Kambah in the ACT where we had previously placed some termite monioring stations. We opened them up to check the monitoring timber inside and found active termites. This is not uncommon, as oft...

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Rodent Infestation in St Ives

10/23/2014 by: Peter Sakley

Precision Pest Control recently performed a rodent treatment for an infestation in a St Ives home in Sydney. We found the rodent nest in a compost heap out the back of the home, and proceeded to capture any rodents still residing within the nest. ...

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Termite baiting in Maryland

10/26/2014 by: Peter Sakley

Precision Pest Control were called into a Maryland home in Newcastle to perform a routine inspection of some termite monitoring stations, that had been placed around the property after a previous termite baiting treatment had been carried out.  We...

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Active termites in Sutherland home

10/28/2014 by: Peter Sakley

We recently were called into a home in Sutherland in Sydney because the owners suspected they had uncovered evidence of termite damage in their home. After a full termite inspection of the home and surrounding property, we not only confirmed that...

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Termite Nest in Mosman

10/29/2014 by: Peter Sakley

During a routine inspecion of a home in Mosman, one of our Precision Pest Control technicians found an active termite nest in the back yard of the property. The termites hadn't yet entered the home due to a previous termite protection treatment,...

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Termites near Randwick Home

10/30/2014 by: Peter Sakley

During an inspection of a Randwick home, we discovered an old tree stump out the back of the house that had suffered termite damage in the past, and possibly played at part in attracting termites to the home. It's very important to ensure that the...

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Conditions conducive to a termite attack

10/31/2014 by: Peter Sakley

  While inspecting a home in Manly for termites, we came across an issue we often see when performing termite inspections. It's important to ensure that you don't let the garden bed or plant matter build up against the external walls of your home...

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Termites in Paddington Subfloor

11/21/2014 by: Peter Sakley

While inspecting a Paddington home in Sydney for termites, we entered the subfloor and discovered mud tracks leading from the ground up into the floor timbers beneath the kitchen.  This is an example of how termites can enter a home without the...

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Termites in Roof in Narrabeen

11/22/2014 by: Peter Sakley

Termites typically need three things in order to survive: Food Moisture Warmth which is why we often see termites entering homes via water pipes, as leaky pipes provide termites with vital moisture which makes entering your home far more attractiv...

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Termite control in Randwick

11/24/2014 by: Peter Sakley

Precision Pest Control were called into a home in Randwick, Sydney because a couch had fallen through the floorboards in the living room. Upon inspection there was extensive termite damage discovered to the floor timber beneath the furniture. The...

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Termites in South Coogee Subfloor

11/25/2014 by: Peter Sakley

We recently discovered termites in a South Coogee home in Sydney while performing a routine inspection of the premesis. While inspecting the subfloor region we found evidence of termite activity in the form of mud tracks running along one of the...

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Termite Barrier in Ryde

11/26/2014 by: Peter Sakley

While laying a pre construction termite barrier in Ryde in Sydney, we took a look at the edge of the concrete slab and discovered that it was covered in debris. If this is not cleared prior to brick laying, there may be potential entry point for...

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Live Termites in Castle Hill

11/28/2014 by: Peter Sakley

During a previous inspection of a Castle Hill home in Sydney, we placed some stick boards in the home at strategic point to try and gauge the extend of the pest infestation. The purpose of the sticky boards is to get an idea of how many pests are ...

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Pre Construction Termite Barrier in Bonner

11/29/2014 by: Peter Sakley

Pre constructon termite barrier such as Kordon, are an important part of protecting your home against termite attack. We visited a site in Bonner in the ACT to install a Kordon barrier to ensure that termites could not enter the home via...

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Termites in Sutherland monitoring station

11/30/2014 by: Peter Sakley

While inspecting a home in Sutherland, we had a look inside one of the termite monitoring stations we had previously installed and found live termites attacking the monitoring timbers. We proceeded to remove the timbers  and replace them with...

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Pre Construction termite treatment

12/22/2014 by: Peter Sakley

Precision Pest Control recently performed a pre-construction termite treatment on a home being built in Erina up on the Central Coast. We installed a Kordon Termite barrier around the edges of the concrete slab and on the brick retaining walls to...

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Termites in Bexley Home

12/23/2014 by: Peter Sakley

Precision Pest Control recently performed an inspection in Bexley, out near the Sydney Airport. We discovered evidence of termite activity in the subfloor in the form of mud tracks. We commenced a baiting treatment to eliminate the termite colony...

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Treating Termites in Mascot

12/24/2014 by: Peter Sakley

While inspecting a home in Mascot, Sydney, for termites, we entered the subfloor region of the home and discovered extensive mud tracks leading from the ground up to the timber flooring. We proceeded to treat the termites immediately to ensure no...

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Termites in Cremorne

12/25/2014 by: Peter Sakley

We were called into a home in Cremorne, Sydney, to perform a follow up treatment on a home that had previously been infested with termites. The original colony had been eliminated, and a new colony had moved in to occupy the tunnels and nest left...

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Termites damage floor in Mosman

12/26/2014 by: Peter Sakley

We recently treated a home in Mosman, Sydney, for termites. The termites had caused severe damage to the joists beneath the kitchen floor, to the point where the floor needed to be replaced. We eliminated the termite infestation using our baiting...

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Pre-Construction termite barrier in Cronulla

12/27/2014 by: Peter Sakley

Precision Pest Control recently performed a pre-construction termite barrier treatment in Cronulla to install some termite protection to prevent termites from entering the home through subterranean tunnels. For further information on termites visi...

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Bees in electrical box in Wollongong

12/28/2014 by: Peter Sakley

Precision Pest Control was called in to perform some bee control on an electrical box in Wollongong. The build up of honey in the box had caused an electrical short, so the bees needed to be relocated. We proceeded to collect the bees and moved th...

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Termite entry point in Yarralumla

12/30/2014 by: Peter Sakley

Part of our inspection process at Precision Pest Control is assessing potential areas where termites might enter your home if not adequately protected. This home in Yarralumla, Canberra, had a potential entry point in the subfloor via the sandston...

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