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The Life Cycle of Termites
September 30, 2019 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Termite colonies live in nests that serve to protect the termites from the environment and predators. Nests can be constructed either completely underground, protruding from the ground as a termite mound or within wooden structures such as trees ...

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How much of a threat are termites to your house?
April 24, 2019 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Termite infestation of houses is very common in Australia, because termites are attracted to hot, moist conditions where there is a plentiful supply of wood. This makes houses in Brisbane particularly susceptible to termite infestations due to our humid ...

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5 signs of termites
February 04, 2019 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

When termites are feeding on a wooden structure they will leave a thin layer of wood undisturbed on the outside to conceal and protect themselves from the environment. Due to their ability to leave the outer timber undisturbed for a long time while they tunnel through ...

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Termite Management For Your New Home
July 31, 2018 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Termite management is an important part of building a new home. Regardless of whether you are building in a new estate or an older suburb you should take the proper steps to ensure your home is protected from termites. Properly installing termite barriers ...

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Lovely Testimonial - Loganlea
January 24, 2018 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

I first met Nick in the last week of 2014 when sadly the dreaded termites were detected. He was prompt to do an inspection and then carried out the treatment shortly afterwards. Each year I have had Nick and his team out to do my annual warranty check ...

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5 Tips for termite protection
January 08, 2018 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Check all accessible indoor timbers are sound by gently probing them with a screw driver. If the timber is infested with termites it will be soft and the screw driver will penetrate the timber easily. You can also check that the timber is sound by ...

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Conquer Termites Speaks on Radio - 612AM
November 10, 2017 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Conquer Termites was asked to speak on 612AM to talk “bugs”. The crew at 612AM regularly have Conquer Termites on the set so the general public can ring up and ask any questions about pests and bugs. We were lucky enough that 612AM ...

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Termite Inspection - Boronia Heights
October 24, 2017 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Conquer Termites received a call and was asked to come and have a look at a termite issue in Boronia Heights. Our client had moved some personal items and thought they might have found evidence of termites or white ants. At Conquer Termites ...

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Termite Inspection Greenbank - Huge nest found under vanity
June 1, 2017 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

It was a beautiful fine summers day when a lovely customer from Greenbank told us she was having problems with termites within her home. She told us that she had found termite damage in her house in several spots. We told her over the phone it would be best if we ...

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Mosquito Control - Calamvale
March 28, 2017 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Are you worried about being bitten by mosquitoes in Calamvale? Most home owners do not realize that a professional pest control company can spray around your home to create a special barrier which will keep mosquitoes away while ...

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5 Signs You Have Termites
May 15, 2017 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Catching termites early is key to protecting your home from damage. Here are five signs that your home is under attack from termites.
1. Mud Tunnels: Termites create mud tunnels when they cannot burrow through an object ...

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Do Termites Fly?
April 13, 2017 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Mature termite colonies will periodically produce winged male and female termites, usually during times of increased temperature and humidity. These winged termites breed, shed their wings and become the kings and queens of new termite colonies. These winged termites are called alates.

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How Do Termites Spread?
March 21, 2017 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Termites live in colonies and feed on cellulose based materials such as the wood or dry wall found in your home. They are constantly searching for new food sources and have been found up to fifty meters from their main colony foraging for food. The main ...

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Mosquito Control - Browns Plains
March 1, 2017 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Mosquito control around homes in Browns Plains should be conducted by a professional pest controller. Mosquitoes can be a big problem due to them carrying quite a few diseases like Zika Virus, Dengue Fever and Ross River Fever. If you have known ...

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Termite Treatment – Beenleigh - Testimonial
January 5, 2017 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Conquer Termites were brilliant to deal with from start to finish. They arrived on site when they said they would, they were professional and explained what would happen and in a way I understood! It is rare to have people show up on time, follow things up when they say ...

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Termite Control - Boronia Heights
December 20, 2016 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

After we received a phone call from a customer in Boronia Heights she explained that she had live termites in her Boronia Heights home for about one year. This was a complete shock to us when we heard this and thought this was quite odd as most home owners want ...

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Termite Protection - Browns Plains
December 10, 2016 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Do you own a home in Browns Plains? If so your biggest asset could be at risk of termite attack. Most of the homes around Browns Plains are lowset so it makes it very easy for termites to enter the home in a concealed manner as they source moisture and timber to attack ...

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Termite Inspection - Termites Eating Treated Pine - Waterford West
November 22, 2016 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

While conducting a termite inspection in Waterford West, we came across a treated sleeper in the garden which had been completely eaten by termites (white ants). There is a misconception in the general public that termites do not eat treated timber, unfortunately ...

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Termite Treatment - Bethania - Customer Testimonial
November 2, 2016 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

"I would like to thank Nick and Alex for explaining what exactly they do before carrying out the inspection on our house. I was very pleased when Alex arrived on time and he was only to happy to answer any questions I had. I decided on having the treatment ...

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Termite Treatment - Drewvale - Beautiful Testimonial
October 28, 2016 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

"After my husband discovered termites in our house he contacted Nick from Conquer Termites who promptly came out the following day and did an inspection and consequently found termite activity at several points in our house. We were extremely lucky that we caught them early and Nick advised us on an immediate course of treatment...

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Termite Inspection – Browns Plains
September 2, 2016 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

So often we get caught up in the day to day grind, going to work, cooking meals, looking after children or loved ones. Sometimes we forget to stop and smell the roses or check for termites as may be the case in this story. It's no easy feat owning and maintaining a house these days, …

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Termite Inspection using Thermal Camera finds huge nest in Drewvale
September 20, 2016 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Just last week a customer called Conquer Termites South Central in a panic! He was worried he had found termite mudding coming out of a window in the bathroom of his Drewvale property. Luckily we were able to shuffle around some not so urgent jobs and get out to the house that day. After an initial check we confirmed…

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Termite Inspection – Mt Warren Park – Termites Attack From All Sides
July 17, 2015 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Call Nick on 3343 3934 Conquer Termites received an online enquiry from a worried customer wanting a full termite inspection in Mount Warren Park as he thought he had just found live termites inside his house. As soon as we received the enquiry …

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Termite Inspection – Browns Plains – Thermal Camera Finds Huge Nest
May 18, 2015 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VYwixvgzlY It was a fine Sunday afternoon when we received a call from a worried customer in Browns Plains who knew they had termites inside the house and was happy to book a full termite inspection for Monday morning. The …

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Termite Inspection – Regents Park – Curtains Fall Down
May 14, 2015 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

As the heading says the home owner in Regents Park did not realise he had termites attacking his window frame until he came home from work and found his whole curtain had fallen down. He than rang Conquer Termites to conduct a full termite inspection of his house …

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Termite Inspection – Heritage Park
April 3, 2015 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

If you are a home owner in Heritage Park and it has been awhile since your last termite inspection you should call Conquer Termites on 3343 3934. We specialise in all termite work such as termite inspections, termite treatments and termite protection. We use the …

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Termite Inspection – Hillcrest
March 29, 2015 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Conquer Termites received a call late Saturday afternoon from a worried customer in Hillcrest wanting a thorough termite inspection as they had found termites underneath wooden barrels that were used for potted plants. The plants were holding moisture underneath the …

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Termite Inspection – Edens Landing – Termites Attack Wooden Deck
March 26, 2015 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Whilst driving through Edens Landing Conquer Termites received a call from a customer wanting a termite inspection. We did not have time to conduct a full termite inspection so we did a quick free termite check of the deck which was a concern to the home owner and …

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Termite Treatment Regents Park – Home Owners Should Receive Two Quotes
March 2, 2015 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

It was a late Thursday afternoon when a customer from Regents Park, South of Brisbane rang us wanting a quote for a termite treatment as another termite company had found live termites in a tree stump. Regents Park is well known for termites or white ants …

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Termite Inspection Windaroo – Small Nest Found in Yard
March 2, 2015 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Conquer Termites received a call from a customer in Windaroo wanting to book a full termite inspection as it had been a long time since the last inspection. We always recommend to conduct termite inspections on a regular basis. The reason behind this is because if you …

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Termite Inspection – Marsden – Door Falls Off Due To Termites
December 29, 2014 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

When Conquer Termites hears that a customers door has fallen off in Marsden as they think they have termites we know for a fact that the customer in Marsden needs a termite inspection. The customer told me they could see some type of mud in the door frame where the …

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Termite Inspection – Windaroo
December 26, 2014 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Conquer Termites received a call from a home owner in Windaroo wanting a full termite inspection as the customer had termites about 6 weeks ago and now they are back but in a different place in the house. The home owner explained to me that his house was in the process …

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Termite Inspection – Crestmead – Termites Attack Window Frame
December 24, 2014 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Conquer Termites received a call from a home owner in Crestmead wanting us to have a look at a window frame as he knew he had termite damage in this particular window frame. Conquer Termites does offer a free termite check if you think you have found termites in the …

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Termite Inspection – Browns Plains – Termites Move in
December 9, 2014 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

We received a call from a home owner in Browns Plains wanting a termite inspection as they new they had termites in the house. The home had a history of termite activity as their house backs on to a nature reserve. The home owner explained that they had a …

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Termite Inspection – Heritage Park – Check out termites in their lead
December 6, 2014 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_l0bpaMmCRA Conquer Termites received a call asking to conduct a termite inspection in Heritage Park. The customer had no concern of any active termites in their house and wanted a termite inspection for peace of mind. We are …

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Termite Inspection – Boronia Heights
December 5, 2014 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

If you live in Boronia Heights and it has been a long time since your last termite inspection you have come to the right place. We specialise in termite inspections and termite treatments. You may have seen our Conquer Termites trucks driving around Boronia …

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Massive Termite Nest Found in Home in Hillcrest
October 14, 2014 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

It was a beautiful day in Hillcrest when a home owner phoned us and told me he thought he had termites in his house. Firstly I asked him what signs he was seeing and how long it had been since the last termite inspection. He told me there was mud coming out of the …

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Termites Completely Destroys House in Bethania
October 7, 2014 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

It was a lovely day in September when I received a call from a worried customer in Bethania wanting a thorough termite inspection. After talking to the customer in Bethania for a couple of minutes he told me the house next to him had to be completely demolished as …

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Termite Treatment – Algester – A Lovely Testimonial
July 31, 2014 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

We Would like to thank Nick Wood for his professional service and attention to detail when conducting the termite inspection and termite barrier treatment. We were interested in the barrier treatment as we understood the potential damage termites can bring to our property. Nick answered all our …

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Termite Treatment – Browns Plains – 4118
April 9, 2014 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Termite treatments in Browns Plains are becoming more and more common as we are finding a lot more termites than ever before. This big out break is from the hot wet summers Queensland has been experiencing. Another reason behind this is before the lovely …

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Termite Inspection – Regents Park – 4118 – Brisbane
April 9, 2014 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

It was a lovely day in Regents Park just south of Brisbane city when I received a phone call from a concerned home owner. He explained to me that he thought he had termites in his master bedroom window sill. I explained to him the best option would be …

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Termite Inspection – Termites Found on 2nd Level – Mt Warren Park
November 25, 2013 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

It was a lovely Saturday afternoon when we received a call from a worried customer in Mt Warren Park who needed a termite inspection as they had just found termite activity on the second level. Unfortunately we were busy Saturday afternoon but were able to book the termite inspection for Sunday …

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Conquer Termites Famous Termite Dance
September 13, 2013 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Conquer Termites is proud to announce we have launched a termite video for the public. If you want to see seven grown men dressed in termite costumes, please watch the video below. All the crew had so much fun filming this video. We filmed for seven hours to make 2.50 min of fun. It was take after …

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Termite Inspection – Loganlea – Termite nest found with thermal camera
June 6, 2013 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

I received a phone call from a customer in Loganlea wanting a termite inspection as soon as possible as she knew she had termites (white ants) under the house and I was able to book the termite inspection for the next day. This lovely customer in Loganlea kindly pointed out where they knew they had …

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Customer Finds Termites in Wardrobe – Meadowbrook – 4133
August 18, 2013 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Termites in Meadowbrook - 4133. It was a lovely day in Meadowbrook when I received a call from a customer wanting a termite inspection as they had just found termites (white ants) in the wardrobe. While conducting the termite inspection I didn't find any signs of termite activity in the yard, which …

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Termite Inspection – Algester – 4115
January 22, 2013 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Recently we received a call from a customer in Algester wanting a thorough termite inspection for her home. We let her know she had rung the right company as Conquer Termites are very thorough when it comes to termites or white ants and definitely …

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Termite Inspection – Coopers Plains – 4108 – Termite attack days before Christmas.
January 3, 2013 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

It was 2 days before Christmas when I received a call from a worried customer wanting a termite inspection in Coopers Plains. The customer in Coopers Plains had just found termite (white ant) damage in the …

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Termite Inspection – Runcorn – 4113
December 27, 2012 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Termite inspections in Runcorn are regarded as a safety measure to keep termite damage to a minimal and should be carried out on a yearly basis. In most cases termites (white ants) will be concealed in the …

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Termite Inspection – Sunnybank Hills – 4109
December 12, 2012 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Termite inspections in Sunnybank Hills are highly recommended by all termite inspectors who work in your suburb as it is more prone to termite activity due to the volume of homes in your neighbourhood. …

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Termite Treatment – Runcorn – An Excellent Testimonial
November 30, 2012 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

I had the pleasure of working with Nick on our home in late December. Before we decided to contract Nick for services (which included treating active termites, conducting an inspection and installing a barrier treatment around our home), we …

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Termite Inspection – Parkinson – 4115 – Termites attack from all sides
November 29, 2012 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

A call came in on a Monday by a customer wanting a termite inspection in Parkinson as the home owner had just found termite damage in his window frames. The customer in Parkinson showed me the termite damage in three window frames he knew of. I …

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Termite Inspection – Kuraby – 4112
November 18, 2012 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

After a termite inspection in Kuraby was conducted by another termite company, it was recommended to install a termite treatment, so the lovely customer in Kuraby decided to obtain several quotes for a chemical treatment. Conquer Termites won the …

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Termite/Pest Inspection – Loganholme
October 25, 2012 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

It was a lovely day in Loganholme, when we received a call from a customer around lunch time on a Saturday. This poor customer had found live termites or white ant damage in a window frame. As professional termite/pest inspectors in Loganholme we …

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Termite Treatment – Calamvale – A lovely Testimonial
September 20, 2012 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

I rang Nick @ Conquer Termites late on a Saturday afternoon, and left a message of despair. We had found termites. Nick was kind enough to ring back in about 5 minutes & i explained our situation to him. We made a booking for a full inspection on the following Monday afternoon. Arrived on …

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Termite/Pest inspection – Stretton. Termites bypass Termimesh.
August 20, 2012 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

I was conducting a termite/pest inspection in Stretton as the home owner had spotted early signs of termite damage in a window frame. The first step of a pest/termite inspection is to check the gardens for termites or white ants. This house in …

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Pest Control – Parkinson
July 23, 2012 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Most homeowners in Parkinson have their precious homes sprayed for nasty pests and it is strongly recommended to spray for pests on a yearly basis. The reason behind this is so pests like cockroaches, silverfish, spiders and blacks ants do not …

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Termite Inspection – Sunnybank. Termite nest found behind toilet wall
July 12, 2012 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

A couple of weeks ago I was contacted by a worried customer in Sunnybank asking for some professional advice on timber pest (termites, white ants). The concerned customer in Sunnybank was worried about her floorboards and had noticed small termite …

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Pest Control – Algester
July 3, 2012 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

As time goes on Conquer Termites is installing a lot of pest control services to homes in Algester. A couple of reasons behind this is that most of the homes in Algester are lowset making it easier for pests to enter and council parks, picnic …

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Pest Control – Runcorn
June 25, 2012 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Pest Control in Runcorn requires a few steps in keeping everyday pests under control. Step 1. Ceiling dusting . This controls silverfish, cockroaches and spiders by spraying a blanket of dust which will kill insects as they crawl over …

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Super Termites – are they eating your house?
June 17, 2012 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

As the title reads Super Termites have been found on the Gold Coast. What are Super Termites? They are large termites found in Northern Territory, until now. Super Termites have been found on the Gold Coast and are at least double the size of …

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Termite Nest – As seen on A Current Affair
June 11, 2012 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Tracey Grimshaw presented a story on Monday night the 4th June 2012 about termites taking over a house.The termites did indeed take over the house but that is only because the landlord did nothing to stop it. If the landlord did care about his house he would have treated the pests (termites) months …

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Termite Treatment – Calamvale. A very happy customer
May 30, 2012 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Just a small testimonial from a happy customer in Calamvale. Lucky for the owner they found the nasty termites in the early stages and called a technician straight away. A small message to all homeowners is to stay vigilant against termites and check your house thoroughly or hire Conquer Termites …

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Westpac – Promotes Conquer Termites South Central
May 21, 2012 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Westpac Garden City being my local bank approached me to promote my business in store for 2 weeks. Westpac has a policy where they promote businesses in local branches. Westpac Garden City has just started this and lucky for Conquer Termites South Central it was the first company to be …

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Termite Inspection – Drewvale – never seen before
April 19, 2012 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Contact Nick Wood on 3343 3934 or 0432 721 715 now… A good reason to hire a professional termite inspector to conduct termite inspections is to make sure home owners in Drewvale keep nasty termites or white ants out of your homes. The earlier you act the better off home owners will be in …

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Termite treatment – Parkinson – another happy customer
March 20, 2012 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

If you have concerns about termites (white ants) and you want advice from a professional company that can deliver excellent service, please read the below testimonial for, yet another, glowing feedback. After having completed an annual pest treatment on my property in Parkinson by a franchised …

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Pest/White Ant Inspection – Robertson
March 9, 2012 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

It was a rainy Saturday in Robertson, while we were installing a Termite barrier we received a phone call from a worried customer in Robertson who was enquiry about a Pest Inspection. On the phone the customer informed me he inspects his house regularly for termites and has just spotted what seemed …

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Termites – Brisbane and the Big Wet
February 9, 2012 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

If you live in gorgeous Brisbane, you will know, love or hate the climate we live in. Unfortunately Subterranean Termites (nasty pest) also love our high humidity and our beautiful weather. Brisbane is a sub-tropical city and most summer days are fine, hot and humid. When we have a good down pour of …

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Termite Treatment – Calamvale – Why is my roof sinking?
January 28, 2012 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

It was a gorgeous day in Calamvale when we received a call from a very concerned customer wanting a pest inspection and he also explained the distressed situation he was in. The customer in Calamvale explained to us that the cornices of his home (cornices are the trims in the corner of the walls and …

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Termite Treatment – Runcorn – Possum Man Finds Termites In Roof
January 10, 2012 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

The moral of this story is “we recommend regular termite inspections in Runcorn. It was just before Christmas 2011 when we had a worried customer ring asking us for a free quote and some well needed professional advice from a qualified technician, she had contacted the right people Conquer …

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Termite Treatment – Algester- High Risk House
January 10, 2012 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Recently a customer who owned an investment property in Algester received our flyer in her letterbox and rang Nick from Conquer Termites South Central to book in a full termite inspection (pest inspection). The home was a typical house in Algester, three bedroom, lowset brick and established …

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Termite Treatment – Eight Mile Plains
December 11, 2011 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Eight Mile Plains is an older, more established suburb, with houses usually around 40 years old. Often, this means that the footings of the home are embedded into the soil, about 3-4 bricks down (as you can see in the below photo. One of the advantages of living in an older, established suburb …

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Termite Treatment – Underwood – not a happy surprise for a Renovator
December 6, 2011 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

I received a phone call from a new customer in Underwood last week, who had found probably the last thing that a renovator wants to find. He and his builders had been cutting a hole in his brickwork and found live termites (white-ants). …

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Pest Inspection – Kingston – Why it pays to have our free half hour check
December 2, 2011 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Nick from Conquer Termites South Central popped over to do a free half hour check at 4pm on afternoon last week. The Kingston home owner had some concerns about termites and just wanted Conquer Termites to have a quick look to see if indeed she did had any live termites on her property. It took a …

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Shailer Park Pest Inspection – Just in the nick of time.
December 2, 2011 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Another quick post about Conquer Termites South Central. Nick was doing a termite inspection recently on a property at Shailer Park and very quickly confirmed the presence of active termites in one of the bedrooms. As he made his way around the home, speaking to the homeowner he discovered that the …

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Parkinson Termite Treatment – NO job too hard for Conquer Termites
December 2, 2011 by Conquer Termites - Brisbane South Central

Recently we were contacted by a home-owner in Parkinson. He had previously had a termite treatment done on his property by a well known local Pest Control company. In their yearly termite inspection, they had discovered that the termites had returned and had an active nest in the front yard …

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Nick Wood Conquer Termites Manager

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Professional Pest/Termite Inspection, Termite Treatment and Pest Control Services in Coopers Plains, Robertson, Acacia Ridge, Sunnybank, Kuraby, Eight Mile Plains and surrounding Suburbs.


Contact Nick Wood

0432 721 715
nick@conquertermites.com.au
PO Box 6230, Upper Mt Gravatt, 4122

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