Pest control for strata property management
Flick is the strata and property management industry’s leader in safe and effective termite and pest control. We take care of any pest infestation or problems affecting your apartment, unit or townhouse with minimal disruption to you or your clients.
Our professionally trained termite and pest technicians provide safe and effective preventative treatments for strata and property management.
Call 1300 270 019 immediately to speak to an expert for more information.
Why you need strata pest control
Common property, such as foyers, lifts, fences, gardens and swimming pools are areas of shared responsibility. If processes aren’t put in place, these areas can either become neglected, or one person reluctantly takes on the responsibility. At best, this person does a good job, until a holiday or sickness comes along. At worst, they do a quick fix, and these areas deteriorate.
Cockroaches are attracted to damp, unclean areas. Although these pests are shy, they’re visible once their numbers reach a threshold. A cockroach infestation will invade private units and apartments. Treating a private area will only be a short-term fix if the common areas are not treated as well.
Another pest we often find around strata buildings is rodents. Rats and mice can spread diseases in areas of high-density living.
But the real threat to apartments, units and other strata buildings is termites.
If you suspect pests, don’t disturb them. Call 1300 270 019 immediately. Speak to our experts and book a pest inspection today.
Who is responsible for strata pest control?
Strata laws can differ slightly between states. But generally, the landlord is responsible for the treatment if pests are present before a tenant moves in. If pests have developed since the tenant has moved in, it’s the landlord’s responsibility.
The body corporate is responsible for any pest inspection, prevention and treatment work on common property.
Ways to reduce the risk of pests in your strata building
Our pest technician may recommend ways to decrease the likelihood of pests in your building. These could include
- Make doors to common areas, such as stairwells and halls close automatically
- Remove any decaying timber or cardboard boxes that could be nesting sites
- Make sure lids fit well on bins and empty them when full
- Keep common areas clean and tidy
- Repair cracks or damage where pests can enter
- Fix water leaks and keep soil and timber away from the building perimeter, which could attract termites
Keep pests away with safe, effective treatments
We can tailor a pest treatment for your building. Ants, cockroaches and rodents can be prevented and regularly treated, creating a safe living environment for tenants, owners and visitors.
Regular termite inspections can also prevent large body corporate fees.
Who is responsible for termites in a strata complex?
Many units and apartments in Australia are surrounded by gum trees. So regular termite inspections are essential, even in major cities like Sydney and Melbourne.
Termites affect the structure of the building, which is common property. Even if termites are found in an individual apartment, the body corporate is responsible for the treatment.
Pests and termites don’t only attack older homes. Flick can advise you on which treatment plan is best for your specific building, location, and budget.
Target rodents and other pests with SMART Digital Pest Control
SMART Digital Pest Control uses sensors to detect activity in real-time. We record rodent and pest activity in real-time, and our technicians respond proactively. Non-toxic baits are placed where the activity is highest, out of the way of occupants and avoiding second-hand poisoning. So, our technicians can act with statistics based on number and frequency.
Why SMART Digital Pest Control is ideal for strata-managed properties
SMART is safe for the occupants, prevents infestations and provides data for compliance.
Our technicians assess and identify the risk zones. We then use this information to create a tailored action plan. SMART sensors and units are strategically and discreetly placed onsite to detect infestations and efficiently deal with pests. These SMART units report back in real-time to our SMART data hub.
We find that technology combined with traditional practices keep rodent numbers and pests under control. Our Flick technicians will continue to regularly inspect, empty and relocate SMART boxes and units when needed based on SMART data.
Create a tailored treatment plan that works with your building. Call 1300 270 019 and get your strata building inspected by a professional.