Drainage problems - inviting termites into your home.

With all the rain around recently, moisture around the home has also increased! This can be a a problem as Termites need moisture, it's something they look for almost constantly, aside from food.  

So having moist areas around your home can draw them to your home. Here are a couple of examples of areas that may have increased risk, especially during rainy periods. 

 This downpipe appeared sound, until digging around it revealed that it was rusted and allowing water to drain against the building. This was discovered during a termit inspection. 

This downpipe appeared sound, until digging around it revealed that it was rusted and allowing water to drain against the building. This was discovered during a termit inspection. 

 This rainwater tank overflow was connected originally. However, heavy rainfall and storms may have contributed to it being dislodged. This was discovered during a routine termite inspection.  

This rainwater tank overflow was connected originally. However, heavy rainfall and storms may have contributed to it being dislodged. This was discovered during a routine termite inspection.