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How is a Termite Infestation Treated?

Anti-Termite Treatment for first time user

Anti-Termite treatment can be complex and technical, especially for first time users who may not be well-equipped on various aspects of the treatment. This comprises the type of treatment, solution or chemical, frequency and termite type.

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Anti-termite treatment requires the drilling of holes at intervals along the perimeter of the home, in order to inject termiticide to control the termite colony. It forms a protection barrier between the soil and the home structure. Once exposed and ingested by the termiticide, the affected termites will spread to the other termites and eventually reducing or eliminating the colony. Some termiticide actually halts the muscles of the termites, thus preventing the termites from damaging your property further.

What is the most effective treatment for termites?

There are short term and long term treatments available, depending on your needs, budget, infestation level and type of infestation. Treatments include “spot treatments” to deliver localized treatment on the affected area. Serves as a “contact kill” method, termite infestation may be eliminated however, the colony is not controlled from the soil level – the root source.

Users may find themselves engaging repeated spot treatments whenever another termite activity surface. There is a long term program that may not react or remove instantly and require more investment, however, it controls in a more targeted, holistic and effective manner with long term assurance of at least 7 years.

How long does a termite treatment last?

Generally, a proper quality termite treatment in the market last an average of 5 years. Advanced solutions are designed to heightens the control and extends to a 7 years warranty. Termite inspection are conducted by using Microwave Technology to detect termite activity in a more accurate manner. To note: it is important to ensure regular monitoring as termites do travel vertically and horizontally.

What termite species does it cover?

Anti-termite treatment covers subterranean termite species which largely live within the soil to form their colony often attack wood that connects with the ground. Termites attack the home structure such as ceilings, bathrooms, wooden flooring and wall structure. Anti-termite treatment controls and eliminates the subterranean termite infestation colony. This prevents weakening of your home foundation stability by termites. Click here to find out more about drywood termites.

What questions do I need to ask the pest control specialist

There are many options and providers in the market. It is important to ask relevant questions to the pest control company you are evaluating. A termite control package typically cost more than a general pest treatment. This is due to its complexity and size of coverage, hence it is important to ensure credibility, quality and trustworthiness.

This includes the background of the company, years of warranty and termiticide used. In addition, safety standards, mode of inspection and what to expect before and after treatment.

Arrange for a consultation with your pest control specialist

You can also know more about how a termite infestation treated through your consultation with a pest control specialist. Read more on Questions to Ask A Termite Pest Control

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