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Get Peace of Mind with Expert Termite Inspections Near You

Protect your property from hidden termite infestations with our thorough termite inspections. Our experts identify and halt termite activity, ensuring your home or business remains safe and intact. Swift action can prevent costly damage, so don’t delay! Peace of mind is just a phone call away. Call 1300 695 949 for a comprehensive inspection or request a callback today for an obligation-free quote.

If you’ve got a termite problem…

Don’t panic! (We’re here to help) Try not to disturb the termites (it can make them more difficult to control)

DON’T spray them with insecticide

DON’T break open any damaged areas

DON’T worry. It is not great news, but all termite infestations
can be controlled, and yours will be no different. Call Us Now!

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Why Have a Termite Inspection For Your Home?

With termite damage not covered by most home insurance and 1 in 5 homes suffering termite attack, an annual termite inspection is the first key step in a termite management plan to protect your property.

A termite inspection is not just to inspect your home from termites, but it should look for timber damage, conditions that may make the building more susceptible to termite attack and construction faults or maintenance issues that may make it more likely for termites to enter the building without being noticed.

If the inspection reveals you do indeed have termites it also provides vital information that will allow us to determine the extent of the damage, the species present and how it is accessing the property. This will help to determine the potential termite treatment options needed to eliminate the termites and protect the property.

With this information at hand a termite management plan for the property can be developed, taking into account the termite pressure, building construction and surrounding environment – the plan will often be a combination of termite inspections and a treatment for termites to provide termite protection for your property.

Call us on 1300 695 949 and put a stop to termites!

Why Choose Melbourne's Leading Termite Specialists?

You’re in safe hands…

  • Over 25 years termite experience
  • National Pest Manager of the Year – Specialist Manager (2014 and 2015)
  • Expert knowledge of Melbourne’s termites and environment
  • Thorough and careful inspections – we won’t be rushed!
  • Use of latest termite detection technology
  • Understandable written reports with embedded photos.
  • Verbal report one to one, inspector to client. No agents.
  • Fully licensed and insured
  • Local, family run company

Unconvinced? Take a look at our reviews…

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Excellent service from the Specialist Termite Control team especially Peter and Troy and and the in office staff.We have been with the company for over 11 years and counting. We are happy with the professionalism, expertise and friendly staff. We are seeing the rewards of continuing the Specialist Termite Control. We highly recommend STC.
simon khoo
simon khoo
10:01 09 Jul 24
Called in for a quote and received great customer service from Charlotte. She managed to booked me in for an on-site inspection on the same day noticing some techicians were in the same area. Marko, did the inspection and was very happy with his professionalism and be able to share a few insightful tips on termite prevention in a cost effective way - his honesty stood out!!! Highly recommended
Caren P Lee
Caren P Lee
04:52 02 Jul 24
David Richardson
David Richardson
03:34 24 Jun 24
Very knowledgeable and helpful people.
Susan Royse
Susan Royse
08:41 22 Jun 24
Marko Crcic checking, feeding and getting rid of the termites for us, we are extremely happy with his work, highly recommended.
Hannah Chen
Hannah Chen
00:52 20 Jun 24
Troy did an excellent job checking our house for termites. He was polite, thorough, and really helped to put my mind at ease also giving some good advice on future steps to take to minimise the risk of termite infestation. Highly recommended.
Gemma Tan
Gemma Tan
00:17 19 Jun 24
Troy was extremely professional and courteous. I felt I was in safe hands
Jann Carmody
Jann Carmody
01:23 17 Jun 24
I have been a STC customer for many years. Having rid the house of the buggers annual inspections are all i have since required. Tom has always been right on time, friendly and thorough. His time inspecting our home is of minimal impact. I thoroughly recommend Specialty Termite Control for stress free peace of mind.
Andrea C.
Andrea C.
23:38 14 Jun 24
I would recommend John for any job relating termite control and the like. Honest and very reliable.
23:53 10 Jun 24
Marko was fantastic. He reorganised his day for us and was extremely thorough in his inspection. He even came back the next day when the photos didn't upload to the report properly. Couldn't recommend him enough. Thanks Marko
Catherine Povey
Catherine Povey
05:51 07 Jun 24
Award winning pest manager

Pest award

National Specialist Winner
Pest Manager of the Year – Victoria
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Frequently Asked Queries About Our Termite Inspection Process

What’s Our Standard Inspection Process?

All our termite inspections are carried out according to Australian Standards 3660- Termite Management. However, our termite inspections are much more involved than simply looking for active termites. Our general steps are as follows:

  1. We look to see if there is any old damage
  2. We check on whether there are conditions that may make the building more susceptible to attack in the future
  3. Finally, we provide recommendations on whether there are any building maintenance issues that need to be remedied.

An inspection with us is more like a “health check” for your home. We take our time to go through every area of your home and property (termites are often found in the darkest, dampest corners!) and use the latest termite detection equipment to make sure we don’t miss anything.

How Long Is the Inspection Process?

Typically an inspection on an average 3-4 bedroom home will take us 2.5-3 hours – if you have had an inspection that takes less than an hour, the chances are, they have not done a very thorough job.

What areas of the property do we inspect?

Each inspection comes with a detailed multi-page report with photos. We take our time to explain our findings on site and are happy to talk some more over the phone if you have further questions. We also provide a range of termite prevention tips for homeowners.

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What Technology Is Used Against Termites?

Whilst we pride ourselves on our termite expertise and have some of the most experienced termite inspectors in Melbourne, we also use the latest termite detection equipment to help us detect areas of moisture and termite activity behind walls. To highlight some, we use high tech Termite Detectors and Moisture Metres.

  • Moisture metres help us identify leaks behind walls and areas where termites may have made their mud packing
  • The Termatrac T3i Termite Detector can detect termite movement behind walls and also includes thermal detection which can help pin point hidden termite nests in buildings.

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How do our termite inspections reports differ from others?

Each inspection comes with a detailed multi-page report with photos. We take our time to explain our findings on site and are happy to talk some more over the phone if you have further questions. Take a look at the examples below for yourself –

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Our inspection report

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Termites will build their mud tubes over any material – no home is safe!

Specialist Termite Control are Melbourne’s original termite specialists – it’s all we do! We’ve been providing termite inspection services to Melbourne for over 25 years and all our technicians are termite experts (fully trained and insured), so you can rest assured you’re in good hands.

By combining our years of experience with the use of latest technologies and practices, we’re able to provide superior termite inspection services across Melbourne.

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