Termite Damage to A Steel Framed Home (Video)

As you can see in here we’ve found some live termites and they’ve caused fair bit of damage to the skirting timbers. Now the thing about this find is that it’s a steel framed home. I get told on many occasions that you never find termites in a steel framed home but as you can see if they get in, they will attack any timber they can. The’ll attack your skirtings, your door frames, your window frames and they’ll even have a go at kitchens and bathrooms. Here you can see they’ve even had a go at the plasterboard. So just because you’ve got a steel framed home, doesn’t mean your home is impermeable to termites. The good thing is is that obviously they won’t be able to do any structural damage. So for this house they’ll just need to replace the cosmetic timbers and definitely put a termite barrier around quite urgently. ___ To book your next building and pest inspection with BPI Fraser Coast, call us on (07) 4125 2944 for a qualified BPI professional.

Termite damage found in home during Building and Pest Inspection

Building & Pest Inspection found timber beams affected by termite damage. The timber beams crumbled in the hands of the inspector when touched.

If you have any questions or concerns about this or any other building matter, you can call BPI Building and Pest Inspections on (07) 4125 2944 visit https://buildingandpestinspectionsherveybay.com.au or email us on herveybay@bpic.com.au

Request a Booking

For any Hervey Bay Building and Pest Inspection queries submit this form and we will get back to you ASAP.

    Your Name (required)

    Your Email (required)


    Your Message