Termite Control - Chemical Barriers

Chemical barriers are so-called because they rely on a chemical to resist termite attack. The chemicals are usually insecticides. These barriers can be placed under concrete slabs, foundations and around houses. 

Chemical barriers can be installed in new and existing structures, but can only be installed by licensed pest controllers.

There are two types of chemical barriers in-soil and in-plastics. 

In-soil chemical barriers are formed when the chemical is applied to the soil under or around the foundations of a building.

In-plastic chemical barriers are plastic sheets containing a chemical - these are typically installed like physical barriers. 

There are several different chemicals currently registered for use as chemical barriers. 

Registration is controlled by Australian Pesticides & Veterinary Medicines Authority.

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