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Termites, property pole damage

It may surprise you to learn around 5% of property pole failures are due to termite infestation. And when they fail, they can become a fire hazard, with several bushfires a year directly attributed to fallen property poles. With modern treatments not being as effective as in the past due to modern environmental laws, it pays to keep an eye on any wooden poles on your property.

If your property poles are ageing or showing signs of rot, then they’re a particularly attractive food source to termites (although they do eat dry, sound wood as well). There may be no visible signs of termite infestation as the nest can be some distance from the food source and they tunnel underground, but it doesn’t pay to take any chances. If you have any concerns, act.

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I have been a customer of Powerhouse Air Conditioning Electrical for many years. I am more than happy to continue as their customer because of the excellent work they do, the great service they give and their caring and helpful staff.  They go that extra mile to help in so many ways which is so important. I am 85 and a widow so I appreciate their friendship and care as well as their expertise.  I am happy to have Powerhouse Air Conditioning & Electrical as my friendly electrician.

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