Yes, 20%! I was shocked too! That’s what we found when we surveyed more than 1,000 Aussies about termites. Not only that… 74% of the respondents would remove a potential home from their shortlist altogether if it had termites.
They’re destructive little pests – and home buyers know that. But here are a few things that you might not know about termites:
Termites can devalue your home by more than 25%! A little known fact is
Hi, I'm Kate and live in beautiful Sydney with my oh-so-clever carpenter husband, Ben, and my gorgeous and very spoiled cat, Bailey. Since joining Rentokil in 2011 I have a newly-found appreciation (phobia, awe, disgust) of pests. I was once of the belief that if you can't see it then it isn't there but my daily exposure to Australian homes and businesses under siege from these little (and sometimes not so little) creatures has driven me to start sharing their stories.
I'm lucky working with Rentokil; I get to travel the country meeting great people and doing a job I love. So follow my discoveries below and if you have a story you'd like to share with me then I'd love to hear it! Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow me on Google+