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Physical Termite Barriers

It is estimated that termites may do as much damage as other natural disasters such as tornadoes, fires, floods and more. Even a building slab built to strict standards can sometimes crack, allowing termites to enter your home from beneath, undetected.

A Western Exterminator Physical Termite Barrier is installed as a termite and moisture barrier underneath or around the perimeter of the slab and around pipe penetrations. This will prevent subterranean termites, capable of fitting through a gap sized 1.5mm, from entering your property.

It offers long-lasting protection for your property without the need to continually top it up with additional chemicals.

  • What is a Physical Termite Barrier?A physical termite barrier is a layer that is placed underneath the slab of your home or building.

    • It comes in wide sheets which are laid in the same way as a moisture layer before the slab is poured.
    • The sheets in a Western Exterminator barrier are overlapped, sealed with adhesive and taped down with a quality cloth tape.
    • The termite barrier is laid either with complete coverage beneath the slab or around the perimeter of the slab and pipe penetrations, depending on your property and requirements.

  • Who should use the Western Exterminator Physical Barrier? - There may be value in installing a Western Exterminator physical termite barrier if:

    • You are building your new home
    • You are building a new extension to your home.

  • Benefits for Builders: For builders, Western Exterminator supplies pre-construction termite barriers. Our highly skilled and trained staff ensure homes are protected from termites with consistent service and a single point of contact for all your service needs. Find out how a partnership with Western Exterminator can benefit your projects.

  • Information for New Homeowners - If you have bought a home with a Western Exterminator physical termite barrier, you can rest assured that it has been installed by a qualified and experienced Western Exterminator Termite Control Technician.

    We guarantee termite prevention services with our Western Exterminator Termite Warranty for as long as we are guarding your home with our comprehensive annual check-ups.

Termite Barriers: Peace of Mind

If you think that a physical termite barrier would benefit your home or business, be sure to contact us to set up an appointment with one of our termite specialists.

Call Western Exterminator now on 800-937-8398 to book your termite inspection.


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