Don’t buy Termites

It’s hard not to get caught up in the moment when you find your dream home. You’ve already moved in and can imagine the family BBQ’s, the parties with friends and after watching one to many series of The Block you’re already making plans to renovate this room or that, but it is at this point that it’s a great idea to step back, take off those rose tinted glasses and make damn sure you’re not buying more than you bargained for. Termites can be a serious hidden problem just waiting for an unsuspecting buyer. In South Australia one in five homes will have these house predators lurking in the yard just metre’s from the home, waiting to strike at any moment and even more scary, one out of three homes will suffer serious damage from termite attack.

On average termites causes 3 million dollars’ worth of damage to Australian homes each year and did you know, statistically you’re more likely to suffer damage from termites than:

  • Be in a plane crash – 1 in 11 million
  • Be hit by a lighting strike 1 in 2 million
  • Be eaten by a shark 1 in 11.5 million
  • Winning lotto 1 in 8 million

So it just makes sense when investing large amounts of money into your dream family home to at least take the first step to make sure it’s as good as it looks on the inside as the outside.

With a Murray’s Pre-Purchase Inspection (PPI) we take the worry out of buying your new home. Not only are all our technicians fully licenced, they also have the skills, the knowledge and the experience to understand termite ecology and habit. They are also backed by our 56 years of experience in the Pest Control industry in South Australia.

All PPI technicians’ use the latest state of the art termite detection equipment including the Termatrac T3i which is the most advanced termite detection tool in the world, developed purely to detect, confirm and track the presence of termites.

We understand that the process of buying a new home can be a very stressful time and for most people this will be there biggest purchase. So once you book in a Pre-Purchase Inspection will take care of the arrangement with real-estate agents for access and getting that important report back to you within 24hrs and soon if required. Our technicians will also ring you from site and run through their findings, so you can proceed on finalising the deal and make this your home.

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