Responsibility of Pest Control in a Body Corporate
It is the Body Corporates responsibility for pest inspections, treatment and prevention work on common property.
Lot owners are responsible for any pest control in their own Lot. If more than one Lot organises to have pest inspections on the same day, this could be cost effective. It is highly advised to have regular pest inspections especially for pests like termites which can cause terrible damage and also be very expensive to fix and could possibly not be covered by insurance.
Ways to keep pests at bay are simple:
- Have regular pest inspections
- Keep properties clean of any crumbs and any food bins closed and not overflowing
- Have any leaks under the sink repaired as it attracts ants and cockroaches