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Termite Reticulation Systems in Perth: Tom's Pest Control

Termite infestations can be a nightmare for homeowners in Perth. These tiny insects can cause extensive damage to the structure of your property, leading to costly repairs and potential safety hazards.

To safeguard your home and family from termites, Tom’s Pest Control offers efficient and reliable termite reticulation systems. Our team of experts provides effective termite pest control solutions that ensure long-lasting results.

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    Understanding Termite Reticulation Systems: Safety, Installation, and Costs

    Termite reticulation systems serve as a proactive and preventive measure against termite infestations. They are designed to distribute termiticides evenly around your property, creating a barrier that repels and eliminates termites.

    The installation of a termite reticulation system involves laying a series of pipes. underground, strategically positioned to cover the perimeter of your property. The cost of installing a termite reticulation system can vary depending on factors such as the size of your property and the chosen reticulation system.

    Discovering the Different Termite Reticulation Systems: Advantages and Features

    Understanding the different termite reticulation systems is important for homeowners seeking effective termite protection. Each system has its own advantages and features, allowing homeowners to choose the one that best suits their specific needs and property requirements.

    By understanding the options available, homeowners can make informed decisions and select a reticulation system that provides optimal termite prevention and control, ensuring the long-term safety and integrity of their homes.

    • Altis Termite Reticulation System: This system utilises a network of underground pipes that distribute termite control products effectively.
    • Anti-Termite Reticulation System: It works by creating a chemical barrier that termites cannot penetrate, protecting your property from potential termite attacks.
    • Reticulated Termite Protection: This system combines both physical and chemical termite barriers to offer comprehensive termite protection for your home.

    The Benefits and Uses of Termite Reticulation Systems

    • Provides continuous termite protection: Once installed, termite reticulation systems ensure a constant supply of termiticides, effectively preventing termite infestations.
    • Environmentally friendly: Termite reticulation systems use low-toxicity termiticides that are safe for the environment and your family.
    • Minimises disruption: The underground installation of the reticulation system minimises disruption to your property’s aesthetics.
    • Customisable and adaptable: Termite reticulation systems can be tailored to suit the specific needs of your property, ensuring optimal protection.

    Weighing the Pros and Cons of Termite Reticulation Systems: Key Considerations


    • Long-lasting protection against termites
    • Environmentally friendly termiticides
    • Customisable to suit your property
    • Minimal disruption during installation


    • Initial installation costs
    • Regular maintenance and refilling requirements

    Solving Common Problems with Termite Reticulation Systems: Guidance and Solutions

    Understanding and solving common problems with termite reticulation systems is important for maintaining effective termite protection. By addressing issues promptly, homeowners can prevent termite infestations and potential damage to their property.

    Regular maintenance and proper troubleshooting ensure the longevity and effectiveness of the reticulation system, providing peace of mind and saving costs on potential repairs.

    • Regular inspection and maintenance: Periodic inspections by professionals help identify any issues with the reticulation system and ensure its proper functioning.
    • Timely refilling: Refilling the termite reticulation system at recommended intervals is crucial to maintaining its effectiveness.
    • Addressing leaks and damages: Promptly repairing any leaks or damages in the reticulation system prevents termiticide wastage and ensures consistent protection.

    Maintaining Long-Lasting Protection: How to Keep Termite Reticulation Systems Effective

    Understanding how to maintain long-lasting protection and keep termite reticulation systems effective is crucial for homeowners. Regular maintenance ensures that the system continues to provide reliable termite protection over time.

    By following proper maintenance guidelines, homeowners can extend the lifespan of the reticulation system, minimise the risk of termite infestations, and avoid costly repairs or replacements in the future.

    • Schedule regular maintenance: Tom’s Pest Control offers comprehensive maintenance services to keep your termite reticulation system in top condition.
    • Monitor termite activity: Stay vigilant and report any signs of termite activity to our experts for immediate action.
    • Keep the perimeter clear: Avoid placing objects or landscaping materials near the reticulation system, as they can obstruct its functioning.

    Termite Reticulation System Costs and Refilling Frequency

    The termite reticulation refill cost depends on various factors such as the size of your property and the chosen system. Contact Tom’s Pest Control for a personalized quote.

    Refilling the termite reticulation system is an essential aspect of its maintenance.

    Determining the frequency of termite reticulation refill is depends on various factors such as the termiticide used and the level of termite activity in your area. Our team at Tom’s Pest Control can provide you with guidance on the recommended refilling schedule based on your specific circumstances.

    Termguard: The Premier Solution for Termite Protection

    At Tom’s Pest Control, we understand the importance of using high-quality products to ensure effective termite protection. That’s why we proudly offer Termguard, a leading termite reticulation system. Termguard is designed to deliver a continuous supply of termiticides, creating a reliable barrier against termites. Its innovative design and durable materials make it a superior choice for long-term termite protection.

    Family-Friendly Termite Reticulation Systems: Safeguarding Your Home and Family

    We prioritise the safety of your family and pets when implementing termite reticulation systems. Our team is trained to handle termiticides responsibly and effectively, minimising any potential risks. The termiticides used in our reticulation systems are low-toxicity and environmentally friendly, ensuring the well-being of your loved ones while providing robust termite protection.

    Get the Ultimate Shield Against Termites, Backed by a $2 Million Warranty

    • Termite Exterminator Extraordinaire: Termidor is a powerful termite spray treatment effective against various types of termites, including dampwood, drywood, subterranean, and Formosan termites.
    • Pest Control Perth Swears By: Unlike other termite control sprays, Termidor exterminates termites both by touch and ingestion, making it the best choice for white ant control in Perth.
    • Unbeatable Speed: Termidor controls entire termite populations faster than any other treatment, although it acts relatively slowly on individual termites, ensuring they spread the termite spray to others through contact or feeding.

    We’re not just confident about the effectiveness of Termidor; we’re committed to safeguarding homeowners who choose our Termidor treatment.

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    The Termidor Assurance Warranty: Your Ultimate Protection

    The Termidor Assurance Warranty is exceptional. It covers your home for structural damage up to $2 million, offering you high-level termite protection both on paper and in the ground. This warranty also ensures your home is treated by an accredited Termidor applicator using genuine Termidor – not an inferior copy.

    To activate your warranty, simply talk to your accredited pest controller at Tom’s Pest Control Perth. Please note: The Warranty offer is available to Australian homeowners only.

    Why Homeowners Trust Termidor

    Over the last 21 years, more than 400,000 homeowners have put their trust in Termidor, without a single product failure. Termidor is Australia’s number one trusted brand for termite control and provides long lasting treatment for at least eight years. Termidor also comes with a Termidor Assurance Warranty that covers your home for structural damage of up to $2 million to give you peace of mind for your most valuable asset.

    Termidor HE The Most Advanced Termite Protection Yet

    In 2017 BASF introduced Termidor HE ‘High Efficiency’ termiticide, the next step in termite treatment following Termidor Residual. Termidor HE is an advanced termite protection solution, which allows the establishment of uniform and consistent termite protection for your home, whilst reducing the risk of damaging the aesthetics of your home.

    Why Termidor Is Advanced Termite Protection Yet?

    • Optimised efficiency with reduced disruption, digging and drilling for application
    • New Advanced Polymer Technology creates an enhanced protection zone and transport of the active ingredient.
    • Unique application flexibility with wider drill hole spacing and shallower trench depths for treatment convenience when treating around complex footing designs.
    • Unique Termidor Transfer Effect™ ensures the powerful active is passed throughout pest populations, without detection, for total population control.
    • Flexible and adaptable use capacity in conjunction with bait treatments.

    Termite Proof Your Home with Australia's Trusted Termiticide

    For over 10 years, Termidor has been the trusted brand for termite control in Australia. Now, with the Termidor Assurance Warranty covering structural damage up to $2 million, you can enjoy a new level of confidence, security, and peace of mind.

    Whether you need white ant treatment in Perth or are curious about termite spray cost, trust Tom’s Pest Control for the best solutions. We’re here to help you safeguard your most valuable asset – your home.

    Termidor Residual The Original Termite Solution

    Termidor Residual Termiticide and Insecticide provides the most superior levels of control against termites, as well as a range of other pests, including ants, cockroaches, spiders, and flies. Termidor has been developed with BASF’s advanced non-repellent technology, providing significant advantages over other inferior insecticides.

    What’s involved?

    1. An Accredited Termidor Applicator will conduct a thorough inspection of your property – should termites be found, a treatment with Termidor Foam will be required to quickly stop activity within your home.
    2. A trench will be dug around your home in preparation for the Termidor application.
    3. Termidor will be applied to the soil as it is back filled.
    4. Holes are drilled through paths and concrete areas or concrete is cut away to gain access to the soil.
    5. Pavers, if not concreted in, must be lifted, the soil treated underneath and the pavers re-laid.
    6. Some soils, such as heavy clays, may be removed and replaced with a sandy loam before treatment.
    7. A follow-up visit is recommended by your Accredited Termidor Applicator.
    8. Ongoing inspections of your home and surrounds at least every 12 months, and more frequently in high risk situations, are recommended.

    Schedule a Professional Evaluation of Your Reticulation System: Expert Assistance from Tom's Pest Control

    If you already have a termite reticulation system installed or are considering getting one, it’s crucial to have it evaluated by professionals. Tom’s Pest Control offers expert evaluations to assess the effectiveness and condition of your reticulation system. Our experienced technicians will identify any issues and provide tailored recommendations to enhance the performance of your termite reticulation system.

    Protecting your home from termites is of utmost importance to ensure the safety and integrity of your property. With Tom’s Pest Control and our reliable termite reticulation systems, you can have peace of mind knowing that your home is well-protected against termite infestations.
    Our team of experts is dedicated to delivering top-notch service, using high-quality products and providing comprehensive maintenance solutions. Schedule a professional evaluation today and take the first step towards safeguarding your home and family from termites. Contact Tom’s Pest Control Perth for expert assistance in termite protection.

    Termite Reticulation Systems FAQs

    What Is A Termite Reticulation System?

    A termite reticulation system is an advanced pest control solution designed to protect your property from termite infestations. It consists of a network of underground pipes that distribute a termite barrier treatment throughout the soil surrounding your home. This creates a continuous chemical or physical barrier that deters termites from accessing your property, providing long-lasting protection against termite damage.

    What Is A Reticulated Pipe?

    A reticulated pipe is a specially designed pipe used in termite reticulation systems. These pipes feature small perforations or nozzles that allow the even distribution of termite barrier treatments into the surrounding soil. Reticulated pipes are typically made from durable materials that can withstand underground conditions and resist corrosion over time.

    How Do I Install A Termite Reticulation System?

    Installing a termite reticulation system requires professional expertise to ensure proper function and effectiveness. The process generally involves the following steps:

    1. Trenching: Digging a trench around the perimeter of your property to accommodate the reticulation pipes.
    2. Pipe installation: Laying the reticulated pipes in the trench, ensuring they are properly connected and positioned for optimal distribution of the termite barrier treatment.
    3. Barrier application: Filling the system with the chosen termite barrier treatment, which may be a chemical termiticide or a physical barrier material.
    4. Backfilling: Covering the pipes with soil and compacting it to secure the system in place.

    It is highly recommended to hire a professional pest control company, like Tom’s Pest Control Perth, to handle the installation process.

    How Do I Refill A Termite Reticulation System?

    Refilling a termite reticulation system involves replenishing the termite barrier treatment within the pipes to maintain its effectiveness. This process should be carried out by a professional pest control company to ensure proper handling of chemicals and adherence to safety guidelines. The frequency of refills depends on factors such as the specific system, local termite activity, and environmental conditions. A professional can help you determine the appropriate refill schedule for your property.

    How Much Does It Cost To Install A Termite Reticulation System?

    The cost of installing a termite reticulation system varies depending on several factors, including the size of your property, the type of system chosen, and the complexity of the installation process. While the initial investment may be higher than traditional termite treatments, the long-term benefits of continuous protection can outweigh these costs. To get an accurate estimate for your specific situation, it is best to consult with a professional pest control company like Tom’s Pest Control Perth.

    Termidor Termite Treatment® FAQ’s

    Is My Termidor® Treatment Ok After Heavy Rain?

    The key to the suitability of any termiticide in a wet environment is the propensity to leach through a soil profile upon a wetting event. The main measure for ability to leach is the product’s water solubility. Termidor has very low water solubility and therefore will not leach through the soil. Termidor tightly binds to organic matter in soil, which also limits its movement. All of these physical and chemical characteristics contribute to Termidor remaining active in the treated zones close to the foundations of the structure for as long as the soil and foundations have not been compromised or the normal time span for degradation has elapsed.

    This includes soils that have been located in flooded areas. As an example, whilst conducting long-term field trials throughout Australia, a Townsville site suffered a major flood which completely submerged the Termidor treated plots for a lengthy period. It can be seen from the graph below that there was no effect on the amount of Termidor present in the soil.

    My House Was Subject To Major Flooding. Is My Termidor Treatment Still Working?

    This depends on a number of factors. Your Accredited Termidor Applicator is in the best position to determine this via a thorough inspection and written report. As a guide, Termidor should be used to re-establish the treated zones when:

    • Soil erosion next to foundations has removed protective termite treatment zones.
    • Any rectification work has moved or removed treated soil.
    • Flooding has brought new, untreated soil next to the foundation.
    • Foundation elements have shifted/moved or soil subsidence has occurred and untreated soil now requires a Termidor treatment.
    • Treatments with other more water soluble products are suspected to no longer be in place to protect the structure (from previous use of non-Termidor materials).
    • Adjacent patios, driveways, concrete pathways, asphalt pads, etc have moved and exposed soil areas that can now be treated. Especially when repaired and previous soil is moved.
    • Landscaping has been repaired, added, etc and the previously treated zones have been disturbed.
    • Repairs to the structure (especially foundation repairs) leads to the presence of untreated zones.

    After receiving the inspection and written report it can be a little confusing with an overload of information. It is important that you sit down and discuss the report with your Accredited Termidor Applicator to understand the recommendations (why they are important), agree on a plan to carry out the recommendations and review the success after implementing the recommendations. Following this advice is very important, as it will affect the quality of the treatment and may also affect any warranty given by the pest manager.

    What Does All This Flooding Do To The Termite Threat?

    The termite threat in areas that have suffered excessive rain events may actually increase. Termites increase their population based on a number of factors including access to moisture and food sources. Obviously after heavy sustained rainfall, the soil will hold moisture for a long period of time which the termites will enjoy. Added to this is the increase in building timber and tree debris left behind after the water recedes.

    Quite often this is buried in land fill or stacked in a pile which adds a new food source which can sustain a larger termite population. As a consequence, termite pressure will, in time, be more severe. Therefore it is imperative that an Accredited Termidor Applicator performs a thorough inspection of the site to assess the risk and provide recommendations to protect your home from future termite infestations. These should be conducted at least every 12 months into the future.

    How Soon After Heavy Rain Or Flooding Can A Termidor Treatment Be Done?

    As stated above, Termidor binds strongly to the soil particles and will not leach through the soil profile. However, this is based on soil that is not saturated at the time of treatment. If the soil is saturated, the Termidor (and any other termiticide) will remain in the water phase with little chance to bind to organic matter in the soil profile. Therefore the soil needs time to dry out enough so that the soil profile is not in a saturated state. This drying time depends on the type of soil, site drainage and the weather conditions after the original wetting event. Your Accredited Termidor Applicator is in the best position to answer this question.

    What Makes Termidor So Effective?

    The crucial advantage Termidor has over many other products is that it doesn’t repel termites. Termites are able to detect the older chemicals in the soil and stay away from them. That means the termites remain active and unaffected, still exploring the area and potentially looking for ways into your home. Termites can’t detect the treated zone so, as they continue to forage through the soil and unknowingly come into contact with Termidor.

    The Genuine Termidor Transfer Effect™

    Because affected termites can’t detect Termidor, they carry it back to the nest on their bodies and pass it on to other termites, hence the devastating Genuine Termidor Transfer Effect. Termidor can control whole termite populations faster than any other treatment, but it is relatively slow-acting in individual termites. This means termites have ample time before dying to spread Termidor to their nest, and the entire colony.  The combination of Termidor being undetectable in the soil and its Transfer Effect mean no other termiticide performs as well as Termidor.

    Why Should You Insist On Termidor?

    Over 400,000 homeowners for the past 18 years have been satisfied with Termidor protecting their homes, without a single product failure. That is why it comes with an eight-year warranty and is Australia’s number one trusted brand for termite control. Termidor’s Genuine Transfer Effect™ takes advantage of the social behaviors of termites living and feeding in large colonies where they are in constant contact.

    When a single termite comes into contact with a Termidor treated zone, it will unknowingly transfer it back to the colony on its body, infecting termites that have not even been near the Termidor treated zone. This is the ‘Transfer Effect’ and a key reason why no other termiticide performs as well as Termidor.

    Termites can’t detect Termidor due to its innovative, non-repellent technology, so they can pick up a lethal dose while foraging in treated areas. As a result, Termidor works quicker and more effectively than other inferior termite control options.

    What’s Involved?

    1. An Accredited Termidor Applicator will conduct a thorough inspection of your property – should termites be found, a treatment with Termidor Foam will be required to quickly stop activity within your home.
    2. A trench will be dug around your home in preparation for the Termidor application.
    3. Termidor will be applied to the soil as it is backfilled.
    4. Holes are drilled through paths and concrete areas or concrete is cut away to gain access to the soil.
    5. Pavers, if not concreted in, must be lifted, the soil treated underneath and the pavers re-laid.
    6. Some soils, such as heavy clays, may be removed and replaced with a sandy loam before treatment.
    7. A follow-up visit is recommended by your Accredited Termidor Applicator.
    8. Ongoing inspections of your home and surrounds at least every 12 months, and more frequently in high risk situations, are recommended.

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