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Termite Bait Will Kill a Colony

Rather than drenching the soil with chemicals, termite bait is a different concept. Chemical drenching seeks to separate the termites from the food source, namely your house. On the other hand, termites are offered different food sources called baits. Termites who feed on the bait are not killed right away so they have time to call their other termite friends to take part in the new found buffet.

If Termites Live in Your Home, Remember Do It Yourself Termite Control

And the fight goes on between homeowners and their fiercest adversary, the termite. Just mentioning the word ‘termite’ strikes fear in the heart of many a strong homeowner. The cost of treating these home wreckers can run in the thousands. If you have found termites in your home and are afraid of what a professional termite service will cost you, hope is here. You do not have to fear any cost of treating termites simply because you can treat them yourself.

Do It Yourself Termite Control to Protect and Maintain Your Home

Do it yourself termite control is important to the homeowner since professional termite treatments can cost you thousands of dollars.

Termidor Termite Treatment for the Most Effective Subterranean Termite Control

Do you want the most effective subterranean termite control out there? Arguably it would be a Termidor termite treatment. As with any pesticide, read and understand the label. This article will give you a brief rundown of what to expect when you do your own termite treatment. Double check this information against the label before […]

Drywood Termite Biology

See also: Subterranean Termite Control Solutions Drywood Termite Control Solutions Drywood Termite Biology Drywood termites live in wood which has a relatively low moisture content. These differ from the subterranean termites, in that they do not have to have contact with the ground or other moisture sources. They are typically found in humid regions. These […]

Treating Termites with Boracare

Drywood termites live in wood, which has a relatively low moisture content. They require no contact with the ground or other moisture source. Drywood termites are usually found in the humid coastal and subtropical regions of the United States , but there are several species found in the desert southwest, and they do appear to be spreading. […]

Advance Termite Bait System Installation and Servicing Guide

Installing The Advance Termite Bait System Typically, Advance Termite Bait Stations (TBS) are installed around a structure at intervals of 10 to 20 feet. For best practices, consider installing stations 10 feet apart. Stations are typically first laid on top of the ground in the general location of where they are to be installed. Additional […]

What is a Termite?

When you locate termites in a piece of wood most people would describe them as maggot looking little white maybe even clear insects with legs.  Like all insects they do have 6 legs, and their body is divided into 3 clear segments, maybe not as easily defined as some other insects.  Termites do have a […]

Wood Injection: Tips and Treatments of Wood Destroying Insects

When wood destroying insects are discovered infesting a structure, a fast and simple treatment approach may be a good solution to stop the damage caused by their feeding or tunneling activity. Ready-to-use (RTU) insecticide products applied within the micro-habitats of the wood destroying insect(s), such as in galleries or tunnels, or directly onto the insect […]

Inspect for Termites Like the Pro's!

Termites can cause thousands of dollars of damage to one of our most precious investments, our homes. They can silently invade and expand while the home owner is unaware. One of the best things that the DIY Pest Controller can do is a thorough home inspection. In this article, we will review termite home inspection tips of the professional pest controller. If you see swarming termites, that is a pretty clear indication that you have a termite problem, but it is important not to wait until you see swarms to act. There are areas that should be inspected every six months to ensure that termites have not moved into your home.

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