frequently-asked-questions

Got questions? That’s okay! We understand things can get a little bit confusing sometimes, so we’ve compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions. We hope this helps!

How long does a termite inspection take?

Timing varies depending upon the size of the house, however generally it takes about an hour.

Is there any danger to my animals while the chemical is being applied?

There is no danger to your animals when the chemical is being sprayed as the active ingredient is quite small. Many clients choose to take their animals outside for peace of mind however.

Difference between white ants and termites?

There is no difference!

What do I need to do before I get my house treated?

No special preperation is necessary.

How long does it take for the treatment to become fully effective?

Treatment can take up to 14 days to take full affect as it needs to come in contact with all insects.

Is it safe to stay in my home whilst it is being treated?

Yes, it is safe!

How often should I have my house checked for termites?

Reliance Pest Control recommends you have your house checked for termites every 6 months

Do I really need a pest control expert to check my house, or can I do it myself?

Detecting termites really isn’t easy if you don’t know what to look for, where to look, and without experience. Unfortunately, often the only sign of termites to the untrained eye is when substantial damage has already been done. It is always best to have an expert pest technician inspect your house for pests.

Do I really need to be worried about termites?

Termites create an average of approximately $10,000.00 worth of damage yearly, affecting over 34,000 homes.

Is the treatment guaranteed?

The treatment is not guaranteed, however there is a 6 month warranty. If the pests come back, so do we.

Is the treatment safe for people who suffer from asthma?

We recommend that all people(s) who suffer from asthma leave the residence to ensure no asthma attack is triggered. This is just a safety precaution to prevent any possible unnecessary asthma attacks.

Got a burning question that hasn’t been answered? Give us a call on 0477 557 202 or send us an email at moreinfo@reliancepestcontrolbrisbane.com.au