Termites make their way into homes through areas with ground-to-wood contact or foundation cracks. Their infestation in the house is characterized by mud tubes on exposed foundations or winged adults swarming into the house, particularly in the spring. They occupy wooden constructions like wood sills, support posts, basement window frames and scrap wood on the ground. They are also found on dead trees and wood stumps. The damage caused by termites is enormous. They feed on wood, paper, books, trees and shrubs. Their sheer presence in the house in a large swarm can be a disturbing experience. Efforts should be made to prevent more damage by ensuring that there is total Termite Removal.
Eradication of termites requires technical expertise. One should have knowledge in building and construction to quickly identify the passages used by termites to enter the building. Most termite entry points are difficult to identify and access. Treatment also requires specialized equipment like large-tanks, pumps, treatment rods and masonry drills. Depending on the degree of infestation, gallons of termiticide are required to kill the termites effectively. The chemical is poured into the ground, into the foundation, and into areas beneath concrete slabs. The whole exercise is very involved. Instead of subjecting yourself to such a daunting task, seek the services of Triple AAA American Exterminators.
Termite Removal involves the use of baits and liquid chemicals. Termidor solution protects areas inside, within and outside the foundation, by killing the termites. It solidifies and creates a barrier that prevents termites in the ground from entering the buildings. The effect of this liquid treatment is efficient and long lasting. Other liquid chemicals used in termite treatment are Premise and Phantom. On the other hand, baits such as food, paper and cardboard are mixed with a solution that kills termites through a slower process. The baits are put in plastic stations in the ground or indoors around the infested mud tubes. The termites eat the bait and carry it to the colony, leading to a decrease in their numbers.
Finally, it is important to note that most termiticides are toxic to human beings and animals. They should be kept safely away from the reach of children and pets. You can discuss with the hired expert the measures that will be put in place to prevent any adverse effects. It is also advisable for the family to stay away when the treatment is being applied. Get Direction!
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