Hear Live Coptotermes Clicking Through This Timber!

In this video here, Chris again shows us some termite damage. This time we can hear live Coptotermes (the sound is their mandibles clicking together). Luckily for this homeowner, the damage is isolated to the architrave along the top and a bit down the side. The termites have entered this house through the sub floor […]

Extensive Termite Damage To This Home

In this video, Chris Jacobson from BPI Sunshine Coast Central & South shows us the extent that termite damage can do to a home. In this example, the primary cause of the termites getting into the home was the lack of maintenance of the termite barrier and a water leak at the air conditioning system. […]

Termite Damage To Floor Joists

As you can see in this video, we’ve got some pretty significant termite damage to these hardwood floor joists. This is underneath a high-set residence and if we have a look around the back, we can actually see the end of the joist has been eaten which is being supported by that steel beam. Now […]

Live Termites Inside House

In this video, we find these termites have made there way up into the ceiling. Here we’ve located some live termite activity which is actually very unique. These are micra serra termites because you can see that they’ve built up behind the packing boxes and they’re not even touching the wall. These packing boxes have […]

Tapping a House For Termite Damage

Why do we tap a around a house during an inspection. Check out this great video of Chris from BPI Sunshine Coast South and Central tapping out a house and coming across some termite damage. Of all the questions that we often get asked while conducting a termite inspection is why do we go around […]

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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Nf0aWczxHg If you have any questions or concerns about this or any other building matter, you can visit https://bpic.com.au or email us on admin@bpic.com.au.

Termite Damage to Hardwood Trusses

On inspection of this home at Tallebudgera we found termite damage and mud tubes to hardwood trusses. The damage was extensive. Termites will attack hardwood.    If you have any questions or concerns about this or any other building matter, you can visit https://bpic.com.au or email us on admin@bpic.com.au.

Subsidence / Movement to house in Kerandah

BPI Building & Pest Inspections Finds signs of movement to rear verandah. Unsafe handrail – large gaps Subsidence / movement to deck Large gaps to handrail Weather damage to frame timbers BPI Building & Pest Inspections specialise in Pre- Purchase & Pre-sale Building & Pest Inspections, Pre -Auctions,  Building Structural Inspections, Pool Safety Inspections.  

Termite damage to home in Woorim

The termite damage to this home was extensive Damage to architraves Termite damage to coverstrips Live Termites to subfloor There was no visible evidence of a previous treatment to this home. The recommendation for this home was the underfloor space be treated with termicide followed by yearly inspections.     BPI Building & Pest Inspections specialise […]