Termites attack many low-set and high-set brick homes in southeast Queensland each year. While termites don’t eat brick, they don’t differentiate between the wood in timber clad homes to the wood in low-set or high-set brick homes such as internal timbers, architraves, window sills etc. Cracks or movement in the concrete slab can occur and often be concealed because of interior flooring. If you have a low-set or high-set brick home on a concrete slab, an annual timber pest inspection is an absolute must. Only an inspection will determine the risk of termite attack and only a termite treatment will protect your home. Follow-up on annual timber pest inspections is critical annually will keep you up-to-date on the status of your property.
Termites do attack a diverse range of building structures. Homes built on a concrete slab do pose a high risk to termite attack.