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FUMAPEST Pest Control > Blue Mountains > Termites & other pests

Termite & Pest Control
Katoomba Blue Mountains region
1300 241 500
Blaxland NSW 2774
Same Family Business • Since 1964
Central Admin Office 1300 241 500
 
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Central Admin Office co-ordinates local FUMAPEST Technicians servicing the Katoomba Blue Mountains region which allows substantial cost savings • a premium quality service • competitive prices • prompt attention • safe and effective results.
 
  About FUMAPEST Blue Mountains Termite & Pest Control
     
 
APCA ... for Your Protection
  Same Family Business Since 1964 FUMAPEST Termite & Pest Control is a second generation family business. After more than 50 years in professional pest control in Katoomba Blue Mountains Area, we have acquired a wealth of knowledge and experience, unmatched by our competitors.
Award Winner FUMAPEST Termite & Pest Control received a Business Enterprise Award from the NSW Govt Office of Small Business for development of its EcoSafe pestcontrol technologies.
APCA Member FUMAPEST Termite & Pest Control is a member and major sponsor of the Australian Pest Control Association; regularly assists APCA Secretariat in providing professional advice to consumers with pest control problems; pesticide safety issues and training courses in NSW.
Industry Stewardship FUMAPEST Director served on NSW Govt Pest Control Licence Board and Standards Australia Committees - Termite Control AS.3660 & Termite Inspection Reports AS.4349.
Insurance Details FUMAPEST Termite & Pest Control maintains public liability and professional indemnity insurance for personal injury and faulty workmanship cover of $20m and $1m respectively.
 
     
FUMAPEST developed EcoSafe Pest Technologies
 
 
EcoSafe Pest Control technologies as developed by FUMAPEST include the restricted use of safer latest generation insecticides; highly trained pest control technicians; physical exclusion barriers; and pest environment alteration to reduce risk of specific pest infestations.

Safe effective results the latest generation pest control products, such as termite baits, liquid termiticides andlow hazard baits for cockroaches and ants are much safer for use in and around the home or workplace - but these products require a far higher level of skill to ensure an effective result.


For termite control FUMAPEST uses Termidor and Premise termite prevention soil barrier treatments and our EcoSafe Termite Baiting & Monitoring System with Nemesis termite bait..
Termites infest 1 in 4 homes in the Blue Mountains Council region
Termites - a major worry - recent industry surveys suggest one in three homes will suffer a termite infestation in the Blue Mountains Council area - to make matters worse your building or home insurance will NOT cover timber damage by termites - it is usually very expensive to replace structural timbers.
Blue Mountains Council region • declared high risk termite suburbs Blackheath Blaxland Bullaburra Faulconbridge Glenbrook Hawkesbury Heights Hazelbrook Katoomba Lapstone Lawson Leura Linden Medlow Bath Megalong Mount Riverview Mount Victoria Springwood Sun Valley Valley Heights Warrimoo Wentworth Falls Winmalee Woodford
termites can build a sub-nest in a wall cavity of a home Picture of a termite nest in a wall cavity - FUMAPEST Termite Inspector examines a large above-ground termite subnest built inside a wall cavity of a home.
Termites build subnests where moisture collects inside a wall cavity - from leaking pipes - shower recess - faulty guttering - down-pipes - the termites build subnests inside the building in order to concentrate their energies close to a major food-source - extensive damage results.

Your best protection is to arrange for a FUMAPEST Termite Inspection & Report to AS 3660 which notes evidence of termite activity found; high risk termiye entry points inaccessible to inspection; termite control options - such as, soil treatment barriers and baiting of live termites found. Please note: a Termidor soil barrier treatment is your best long term protection against termite infestations.
Live termites found FUMAPEST uses Termidor dust or Nemesis bait direct onto live termites - central colony eradication is certain if enough Termidor dust or Nemesis Termite Bait is transported back to the central colony - we closely monitor baited termite activity areas at 2 to 3 weekly intervals - to assess level of consumption of the termite baits - and to replenish the bait, as and when required.
Nemesis Termite Bait contains an IGR insect growth regulator that prevent worker termite from regrowing its external skeleton after moulting. The IGR is slow acting. Worker termites ingesting the bait will feed partly digested timber and the bait to other termites in the central colony nest - termites cannibalise other dead termites thereby further spreading its lethal effect - more details
Reliable 100% termite protection - the hi-tech termite control products approved for use against subterranean termites in Australia and USA are Premise and Termidor.
Both have been extensively tested in Australia and USA and if correctly applied as per AS 3660 will provide reliable 100% long term termite protection - in most situations.
Premise and Termidor are used for treatment of soil at the base of a building to prevent termite entry into the building - exhibits a delayed transfer effect - can eliminate termite nests in and around the building - providing more than 5 years protection if applied correctly as a complete termite barrier to AS3660 - more details
Why it is important to know about Subterranean Termites
 
 
WARNING Subterranean termite infestation and damage to a building and other timber structures can be severe - to make matters worse - your building and home insurance policy does NOT cover the repair costs - termites are known to destroy the wall and roofing timbers of a home within a few months.
We recommend you read the Termites section of this web-site to help you assess the risk and to select which of the termite control options best protect your property.
Alternative termite control methods aim at exploiting certain behavioural characteristics of subterranean termites found in varying types of building construction
CLICK HERE for info on Destructive Termites in the Blue Mountains Area
WARNING: The NSW WorkCover Pest Control Licensing is INADEQUATE
     
 
 
 
Be Careful in selecting a Pest Controller Unfortunately - it is far too easy to get a NSW Government WorkCover issued pest control licence and start up a Pest Control business in NSW with little knowledge or experience in providing safe and effective pest control services click here for more details.
The NSW Pest Control Licensing system is subject to National Competency Assessment guidelines. Mediocre testing can be carried by Private Workplace Assessors (not part of TAFE system). The so called competency assessment can be a combination of oral, written and visual tests ie maybe 1% in writing.
Private Workplace Assessors are given general guidelines in the National Competency Standards but there is no set standard test or specific knowledge requirements. Once privately assessed as "competent" then the NSW WorkCover Pest Control Licensing will issue a pest control licence to the individual. There is no published list of Private Workplace Assessors so it is difficult to gauge the extent of the problem.
The System is Inadequate: Some Private Assessors offer a one week course. A person so issued with a pest control licence can set up a Pest Control business (not required to register with WorkCover) and employ an unlimited number of trainees, using pesticides in people's homes without direct personal supervision.
FUMAPEST Setting the Standard in an industry plagued by fly-by-night operators, FUMAPEST Blue Mountains Termite & Pest Control stands out as a well established pest control business with excellent reputation in the market-place.
 
     
FUMAPEST Blue Mountains Termite & Pest Control Services include:
     
 
 
 
 
Domestic Premises residential homes apartment blocks duplexes terraces units  villas pest control for ants bed bugs bee swarms bird mites bird proofing cockroaches pantry pests  fleas mice rats silverfish fabric pests spiders termites timber borers wasps.
Commercial Food Premises FUMAPEST Blue Mountains Pest Control is compliant with Food Act NSW & HACCP requirements for commercial food handling premises in the Blue Mountains Council region restaurants cafes bakeries backpacker hostels child care centres churches factories health care facilities hospitals hotels motels nursing homes offices racehorse stables retirement villages schools colleges veterinary clinics other sensitive environments click here for more details.
Termite Control Specialists AS.3660 Termite Inspection Reports Termite Baiting Termite Colony Elimination Nemesis termite bait AS3660 Termite Preventive Barriers Termiticides Altriset Termidor fipronil Premise imidacloprid click here for more details.

KORDON Termite Barrier for Builders Manufactured by Bayer Australia FUMAPEST Termite & Pest Control are Licensed KORDON Installers for building constructions in the Blue Mountains Council Region KORDON is CodeMark Accredited and meets Australian Building Code and Blue Mountains Council termite control requirements for buildings under construction a 10 year warranty applies backed by Bayer click here for more details.
 
Professionally Trained Technicians FUMAPEST Termite & Pest Control Training Program regularly assesses and updates technician skills in the use of  our EcoSafe Pest Control systems. All termite control technicians have Pest Control Cert.3, a NSW WorkCover Pest Control Licenceand many years field-work experience in pest control.
 
   
FUMAPEST Spider Identification Chart • Spiders in Blue Mountains Council region
  FUMAPEST Spider Identification Chart with FIRST AID spider bite procedures - a ready reference guide in full colour of dangerous and venomous spiders in the Blue Mountains region.
Spiders featured in the Spider Chart Sydney funnel web spider red-back spider white-tail spider black house spider wolf spider mouse spider trap-door spider huntsman spider orb-weaver spider.
CLICK to view and print the FUMAPEST Spider Chart
 
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