With low interest rates and property prices on the Gold Coast dropping, or at the very least more affordable than other cities, now is probably a good time to invest in property or break into the property market. Whichever you decide to do, if you are purchasing property you are going to have to have a building and pest inspection done. Gold Coast Pest Inspector is one company that will carry out pre purchase Gold Coast Pest Inspections.
Pre Purchase Pest Inspections
On the Gold Coast pest inspections are an important part the purchasing process. Because of our warm climate and tropical conditions termite damage to properties on the Gold Coast is much higher than that of our Southern neighbours. And just because you are purchasing a brick house, don’t think you are immune to termite damage. Termites can make their way through cracks in a building, make their way into the building in old timber and furniture or even paper. Termites don’t just eat away at structural timbers, they can also chomp their way through furniture, paper products, fabrics, clothing, footwear and even non-cellulose materials like soft plastics, building sealants and rigid foam insulation.
Pest Inspection data
A 2012 Industry Study commissioned by Australian Environmental Pest Managers Association (AEPMA) estimated the average cost of treatment and repair of damage to be approximately $10,000 per house. The average cost of termites to the housing industry is almost $4 billion per year.Archicentre Australia says termites cause more damage to homes in Australia than fire, floods, storms and tempest combined, this means you need to really consider a pest inspection more than when you are just purchasing a property. While regular inspections will not prevent attack, however, they will minimise the amount of damage caused before infestations can be eliminated.
What to do if you have termites on the Gold Coast
If you have termites on the Gold Coast. The first thing you need to do is contact your local Gold Coast Pest Inspection specialist. Always look for a licensed Pest Inspector. These Inspectors are will provide honest advice and provide a pest management plan suitable for your needs. Contact Gold Coast Pest Inspector for all your Gold Coast pest inspection needs.