flying white ants

Flying white ants on the Gold Coast

Have you found on your Gold Coast property what seems to be flying termites?

Termite
Many people in the christmas holiday period on the Gold Coast have had instances of flying ants which are actually termites (also known as ‘alates’) around and in their property over specific days over the past few months.

Our first notifications of invasion on the Gold Coast started approximately on November 3rd-4th, 2015, and with our latest instance being January 2nd-3rd, 2016.

You may wonder if the flying white ant (termites) are a problem?

Yes, yes they are..

Although you may also be seeing dead alates on your property, please note that they also fly and then lose their wings to go foraging for timbers and moisture underground.
THIS IS A MAJOR PROBLEM FOR GOLD COAST RESIDENTS!

With this in mind, we have been doing many termite inspections over the break, and have been inundated with instances of termite attacks that were unseen. From this we have had to set up termite baiting systems for most people as termites being subterranean, if not protecting the whole property,