Termites can be a homeowners worst nightmare as they are among the most destructive pests when it comes to where we live. A home is quite often a persons biggest investment and termites stand in the way of our homes longevity because of their love for wood. If termites are on your property, expect them to cause a lot of damage. In fact, termites cause so much damage, that they cost the US a whopping 5 billion dollars in damage ANNUALLY.
If termites are on your property, expect them to cause a lot of damage to your home's wood. In fact, termites cause so much damage, that they cost the US a whopping 5 billion dollars in damage ANNUALLY. The average cost of repairing damage caused by termites for a single family home is close to $3,300. The usual suspect which causes the most damage is a species of termite known as the subterranean termite.
No one wants to have to deal with a termite infestation, but unfortunately, if there isnt a proper prevention treatment plan put in place, a termite problem may be hard to avoid. You should not let the thought of termites and termite control scare you away from saving thousands of dollars by tackling the job yourself. Your home is too precious to skimp out on preventing termite damage.
Solutions can help you by providing premium termite control products that the professionals use. We would recommend a combination of termite baits and termiticides like Reclaim IT, Boracare and FiPro. These products are fast acting and entomologist approved. Along with these high-quality professional grade products, we also offer free advice and how-to guides so you can confidently eliminate termites from your home with an effective termite control program provided by Solutions. We have made getting rid of termites simple with our easy-to-follow 4-step process. Termite damage will be a thing of the past if you implement these tips to tackle termite colonies and their termite nests.
Identifying the type of termite that is affecting your home is one of the most important steps before moving forward with a treatment or control program. Often people usually confuse termites to be a species of ant. By taking a closer look you'll see that these wood-destroyers aren't ants at all. There are 3 common termite types which you may encounter: subterranean, dampwood and drywood. These termites each have their own unique characteristics, habits and ideal conditions where they thrive. Learning which one you have will help you tremendously as we have specialized treatment programs with modifications for each type of termite.
If youd like us to identify your specific termite problem or aren't sure whether the infestation you have are termites or ants, send us a clear photograph to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will email you back with the exact species and how to treat for it. Termites are difficult to control and it is best to call our entomologist to speak directly about your particular issue and our solutions.
Please note these are very general instructions and all labels for application should be followed.
Step 1: The first step in effective termite control is to perform a thorough termite inspection. This can be a difficult job without the right tools. Use a flashlight to check dark spaces like basements or attics and also a tool like a screwdriver or other sharp-ended object can come in handy when probing wood for termites and exposing termite galleries. Focus in on areas where termite activity is most likely like crawl spaces and around the foundation. Pay special attention to all wooden construction elements like supportposts and piers and wooden decks and areas where concrete meets wood. Keep a close eye for wood debris, mud tubes and wings. Wings are normally seen because reproductive termites (also known as swarmers) have wings and will leave the termite nest to mate and grow the infestation.
Step 2:Once termite activity areas have been detected, you will want to apply a non-repellent product likeTaurus SC, to the soil on the exterior where you see the mud tubes. Do not remove or knock the mud tube down. These insecticides will allow the termites to grab the product and take it to other termites within the colony.You may also have to drill holes into sheet rock to reach termites that couldnt otherwise be reached. After drilling holes along drywall and voids, apply your preferred insecticide such as Fipro Aerosol Foam.
Step 3: After youve treated indoors, you will need to create a protective barrier for termites around the perimeter of your home. This is typically done by digging a trench around your home. Thetrench should be dug as close to the slab as possible, 6 inches wide and 4 inches deep.Perimeter application is usually 4 finished gallons for every 10 linear feet. Mix a termiticide like Taurus SC with the dirt that has been dug out to create the trench to make a muddy slush, then pour it back into the trench, spreading it as evenly as possible to deter termites from targeting your home and will eliminate their colony.
Step 4:To make sure termites don't re-enter your home and create a new colony, you will need to implement some preventative measures. These include replacing any dead or damaged wood, and repairing any water leaks in an around your home.Seal any cracks or holes within the foundation of your home. Keep any wood around your home from touching the ground and limit wood storage areas.This will help prevent wandering termites from gaining easy access to your home.
If you have any questions or need further assistance in tackling termite pests, dont hesitate to call us or contact us via email at email@example.com. Our experienced experts are standing by to help you when you need it.
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