What are termite barrier concrete slabs?
Building a new property is exciting, but with so much going on, termites are the last thing on your mind. Many new homeowners and builders underestimate the risk that termites pose before construction even begins. A termite infestation can cause severe damage to a home, and the costs of repairs can be high. Termites can cause eat any wood or cellulose on your property, including wood, furniture, and possessions. That’s why a high-quality termite barrier for concrete slabs and house foundations is so important.
Pre-construction termite barriers can be quite effective at preventing termites from gaining access to your home. The barriers are installed during the construction process, and they work by creating a physical barrier that termites cannot cross. In addition, the barriers can also include chemical treatments that deter termites from attempting to tunnel through the barrier. As a result, pre-construction termite barriers can provide peace of mind during the construction process and help to keep your home safe from these destructive pests.
Newcastle Pest Exterminators provides a range of options for preconstruction termite barrier solutions.
Termite Barriers For Concrete
A concrete slab placed at the foundation of your new construction can be effective at deterring some termites and pests, but a slab alone is not enough. Termites are very small and can easily squeeze through cracks in concrete.
You can improve the chances of your concrete slab acting as an effective termite barrier by ensuring:
- No cracks or voids
- Placed on a compacted base of soil
- Has good drainage away from the building foundation.
At Newcastle Pest Exterminators, we use Greenzone Termite expansion joint foam to fill the gaps in your concrete. This pre-construction termite barrier is made from a special closed-cell polyurethane impenetrable to pests and termites.
The Greenzone Termite expansion joint foam is applied during construction and can be used on any type of foundation. It works as a powerful termite barrier for concrete.
Another way to prevent termites from attacking your home is to use a chemical termite barrier. This involves creating a continuous soil treatment around the perimeter of your home before the concrete slab is poured.
A chemical termite barrier is designed to kill termites before they have a chance to infest the building. There are several reasons why this method is effective. First, it prevents termites from gaining access to the construction site in the first place. Second, even if a few termites get through the barrier, they will be immediately killed by the chemicals. This ensures that the infestation will be contained and will not spread to the rest of the building. Finally, chemical barriers are long-lasting and will continue to protect the building long after construction.
Termite barriers are one of the most effective ways to protect your home from these destructive pests. Termites are attracted to wood and tunnel through soil looking for food. Installing a physical barrier around your home can discourage termites from gaining access to your property.
At Newcastle Pest Exterminators, we use a combination of concrete and stainless steel mesh to create a durable barrier that will stand up to the elements and deter termites. This barrier is installed during the construction process, and it provides long-term protection against these pests.
Termite Slab Spray
Termite slab sprays are a type of pesticide applied to the foundation of a building to prevent termites from infesting the structure. The spray helps create a barrier between the concrete slab and surrounding soil, stopping termites from reaching the wood. It contains a combination of insecticide and repellent and is applied around the perimeter of the foundation.
Pre-Construction Termite Barrier Products.
Newcastle Pest Exterminators have access to powerful chemicals and treatments that are unavailable to the general public. Some of our most popular termite management products include:
These products are only available to licenced pest management professionals and will provide your home or business with the best protection.
Why Choose Newcastle Pest Exterminators for Pre-Build Termite Control
At Newcastle Pest Exterminators, we understand that your home is your biggest investment. That’s why we offer pre-construction termite barriers to help protect your property from these damaging insects. Termites can cause severe structural damage to homes and other buildings and can be difficult to spot until it’s too late.
By installing a barrier before construction begins, you can help prevent termites from ever getting a foothold in your home. Our experienced team will work with you to customise a barrier system for your project. We use high-quality materials and the latest technology to ensure your property is safe from pests. Contact us today to learn more about our pre-construction barriers.