Disturbing facts about termite damage
Termite damage can quickly escalate out of control within a three month period. Termites are wood destroying insects that eat away the structural integrity of your home. The Royal Institute of Australia revealed that Termites have attacked well over 150,000 Melbourne homes. The CSIRO has stated that termites cost Australia in excess of $780 million annually. Jim Creffield entomologist of 35 years says that termites are thriving. The average cost to repair a home after termite attack is $7,000 to $70,000. Archicentre says that termite infestations are growing by 8% per year.
Over the last 6 months, the Just Termite Team has attended and successfully treated many termite infested homes throughout Melbourne. The map below indicates the streets in which termites have been identified. We are aware that homes residing nearby are at increased risk.