How to get rid of Redback Spiders

Redback Spiders are attracted to the warmer weather and that is why we see so many in the Summer months on the Gold Coast. The Redback is identifiable by the distinctive red stripe on its back and the female stripe is more prominent than the male stripe.  The female Redback spider usually has a body length of about 10mm compared to her much smaller male counterpart, who is only about 3–4 mm in … [Read more...]

Rats And Mice Are Not Elephants

You are sound asleep in bed and suddenly it sounds like there is a herd of elephants having a party in your roof and walls.  Well, just in case you weren't sure, I can reassure you it is normally only rats and mice aka vermin! With the cooler months being here, we tend to rug up to keep warm and this is exactly what vermin do by coming into your home to get away from the cold. They build a nest … [Read more...]

Water Pooling

I come across this often where the down pipes of a house are not connect to the outlet drains. We call this water discharging against the exterior walls of dwelling. Living on the Gold Coast, when we have rain, we have rain! If the water is not getting away and pools against the exterior wall of your dwelling this is an attractive situation for termites. We all know that termites are … [Read more...]

Mosquitoes BUG OFF

Tommy Termites has added Mosquito Treatments to their services and has the latest equipment and products to make your outdoor experience more enjoyable. MOSQUITOES live and breed in different environments. Some live and breed in containers holding water around your house and yard while others are found in salt marshes or freshwater pools in the natural environment. Some types of mosquitoes can … [Read more...]