Building a new home? You might want to consider using HomeGuard Precision Termite Management system, specifically designed to protect brand new homes.


The HomeGuard system blocks, repels and kills termites on contact. It continues to kill termites for many years, offering homeowners total peace of mind. It is environmentally friendly, completely non-invasive and will not corrode, crack or delaminate like some other termite barriers. The system also doesn’t affect family pets and is the only physical termite barrier officially registered by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority.

Its innovative design means it is sealed permanently in your new home’s foundations. And with yearly inspections, homeowners can rest assured that their most valuable asset is protected.

HomeGuard is also backed by a $1,000,000 25 year manufacturers warranty (see below for further details).


What is HomeGuard?

HomeGuard is a pre-construction termite management system which is a physical and chemical barrier. It is installed to the foundations of new buildings or extensions to prevent concealed entry of termites.  It is a plastic membrane that is impregnated with Biflex (a repellent chemical that kills termites on contact).

How does HomeGuard work?

HomeGuard is a plastic sheeting impregnated with Biflex – a chemical which kills termites on contact. HomeGuard repels, kills and blocks foraging termites, providing ongoing protection to your home.

How long will HomeGuard last?

The HomeGuard products are designed to last for 50 years, and are backed by a 25 year manufacturers warranty. The HomeGuard sheeting and collars are CodeMark Certified and are therefore approved for building works in Australia.

How is HomeGuard Installed?

HomeGuard is installed during construction and is sealed permanently into the foundations of the building

What are the different types of HomeGuard?

– HomeGuard Blue
– HomeGuard DPC
– HomeGuard TMB
– HomeGuard Collars
– HomeGuard GT

HomeGuard Blue is predominately used as a perimeter / cavity barrier. It is usually installed underneath the timber framing or blockwork.

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HomeGuard DPC has the added advantage of being a damp proof course – meaning it provides the termite protection and damp proofing through one installation. It is predominately used as a perimeter / cavity barrier and to protect retaining walls.


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HomeGuard TMB (Termite & Moisture Barrier) acts a termite barrier and moisture barrier in the one installation. It is a very versatile product that can be used to provide full underslab protection, as well protection for retaining walls or for steps downs in a slab on ground design.


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HomeGuard Collars protect service penetrations through a concrete slab. They are available in a range of sizes and provide both a physical and chemical protection. If service penetrations are hard to fit, or are clustered together HomeGuard sheeting can be used to provide protection.

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HomeGuard GT are granules that can be applied into a cavity as a full perimeter installation. They can also be used for situations where the installation of sheet materials is not practical.

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What is the HomeGuard Million Dollar Warranty?


The HomeGuard Million Dollar Warranty is supplied by FMC – the manufacturer of Homeguard. The following statement was taken from their website and explains the warranty provided.

“At FMC we wanted to make our commitment to the Australian property owner absolute and transparent. Knowing that general insurance does not cover termite damage, we introduced the ultimate termite secure warranty for Australian property owners.

The FMC HomeGuard Million Dollar Warranty is a no-nonsense, simple warranty covering all structural and decorative timbers that are protected by a HomeGuard termite barrier when correctly installed by an FMC HomeGuard Accredited Operator. 

The warranty is conditional on an annual inspection of the property, as detailed in the Australian Standard AS 3660.2, to be conducted by a HomeGuard Accredited Operator.”

Sandgate Pest Control were one of the first companies in Queensland accredited to install the million dollar warranty, so you can rest assured that we can provide you with the highest level of protection.

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For further information and a free quote contact Sandgate Pest Control on 3269 6198 or visit