If you are a Builder, Architect or having your house built, you need to talk to Endapest Services about having FMC HomeGuard® protect your home or commercial investment for life. The FMC HomeGuard® Termite Management System is very cost effective with efficient products that cater for all situations and building requirements, that is installed to the foundations of new buildings to provide a continuous barrier, which prevents concealed entry of termites.
Pre-Construction New Building Work
In accordance with Australian Standards 3660.1 a physical barrier needs to be incorporated into all new building works. Endapest Services are fully licenced, qualified and experienced in pre-construction termite protection. We can work with your builder or architect to find a solution that is not only cost effective, but also fully protective.
We will complete all necessary paperwork for your certifier, and forward it through in a timely manner after the termite protection is complete.
For all new building works we use HomeGuard, a physical barrier that is also impregnated with Bifenthrin, a registered termiticide that kills termites on contact.
If you are a Builder, Architect or home self-builder requiring an appropriate termite prevention treatment for certification, then this is a very cost effective and efficient system. Homeguard products cater for all situations and building requirements.
What is the HomeGuard Million Dollar Warranty?
The HomeGuard Million Dollar Warranty is supplied by FMC – the manufacturer of Homeguard. The FMC HomeGuard Million Dollar Warranty is a no-nonsense, simple warranty covering all structural and decorative timbers that are protected by a HomeGuard termite barrier when correctly installed by an FMC HomeGuard Accredited Operator. The warranty is conditional on an annual inspection of the property, as detailed in the Australian Standard AS 3660.2, to be conducted by a HomeGuard Accredited Operator.
What is HomeGuard?
HomeGuard is a Precision Termite Management System which is a physical and chemical termite barrier in one.
It is installed to the foundations of new buildings or extensions to provide a continuous barrier, which prevents concealed entry of termites into the building, thereby protecting the asset.
How does HomeGuard work?
HomeGuard is a plastic sheeting impregnated with Biflex – a chemical which kills termites on contact. HomeGuard repels kills and blocks foraging termites, providing ongoing protection to your home.
How long will HomeGuard last?
The HomeGuard products are designed to last for 50 years, and are backed by a 25 year manufacturers warranty. The HomeGuard sheeting and collars are CodeMark Certified and are therefore approved for building works in Australia.
The HomeGuard product range is manufactured in Australia from polymer based products and incorporates FMC’s leading liquid termite barrier Biflex. Biflex a leading termiticide has protected over one million homes in Australia since its launch in 1995.
How is HomeGuard Installed?
HomeGuard is installed during construction and is sealed permanently into the foundations of the building.
The HomeGuard range is suitable for a wide range of building designs and includes:
HomeGuard physically restricts termites from entering the building, but also actively Stops Kills and Repels termites. HomeGuard is available in many forms:
HomeGuard TMB (0.2 mm) full under slab termite barrier (Termite & Moisture Barrier) acts as a termite barrier and moisture barrier in the one installation. It is a very versatile product that can be used to provide full under slab protection, as well protection for retaining walls or for steps downs in a slab on ground design.
HomeGuard Blue (0.3 mm) is predominately used as a perimeter / cavity barrier. It is usually installed underneath the timber framing or block work.
HomeGuard Blue Collars are for slab penetrations, they protect service penetrations through a concrete slab. They are available in a range of sizes and provide both a physical and chemical protection. If service penetrations are hard to fit, or are clustered together HomeGuard sheeting can be used to provide protection.
HomeGuard GT Granules – permiter cavity and penetrations, they are granules that can be applied into a cavity as a full perimeter installation. They can also be used for situations where the installation of sheet materials is not practical.
HomeGuard Blue termite shields (300 x 300mm) for Concrete stumps, Timber stumps
HomeGuard DPC (Damp Proof Course) provides the termite protection and damp proofing through one installation. It is predominately used as a perimeter / cavity barrier and to protect retaining walls.
Biflex Bifenthrin (synthetic pyrethroid) is incorporated in the plastic polymer matrix of all three forms. As a polymer the Biflex is locked in for the life of the product and does not leach out into the environment. Has APVMA approval, BCA and CSIRO certification.
HomeGuard is Australian made and backed by the FMC 25 yr. warranty. Contact details for FMC are 1800 066 355
Features unique to Homeguard
HomeGuard is the first and only chemical barrier in a non-soil matrix product ever registered by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA).
HomeGuard is the first and only single sheet termite moisture barrier containing an Australian registered termiticide in a polymer matrix.HomeGuard is a single sheet with the active ingredient evenly distributed throughout the matrix.
HomeGuard acts as a waterproof membrane, a DPC and an effective Termite Management tool all in one.
We are happy to meet you or your builder on site in an obligation free consultation to discuss our recommendations, and we are able to quote for all work directly from your plans.
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