How to get rid of termites
Getting rid of termites on your property is not simple. You can choose to eliminate termites by using over-the-counter chemicals and bug sprays, but the effect will only be temporary. The best way to permanently eradicate termite infestation is by hiring pest control experts to eliminate any termite infestation and prevent infestations from coming back. Pest control experts will assess your property and determine the right termite control service for you.
What are the common types of termite treatments?
- Termite bait and barrier systems
- Wood treatment
- Soil treatment
- Barrier treatment
There are several ways you can prevent termites from infesting your house. Some of these are installed during pre-construction. Consult pest experts to determine the right type of termite control for your needs. Read more about termite control methods or call (02) 8007 4666 to consult our experts.
Here are some ways you can prevent termites
- Use Termidor foam to cover voids and remove a termite infestation
- Install anti-termite stakes around your home. These can temporarily prevent termites from invading your property.
- Use wood treatments to treat vulnerable areas.
- Apply liquid pesticide to the soil.
What is the best way to effectively remove termites?
Exterminating termites is not simple. If you do it yourself, there is a chance that termites will only move to another spot in your home. It is still best to book a professional termite control service. Professional termite exterminators are fully trained and can determine how to remove termites from your home the right way. Professional pest controllers will thoroughly inspect your property, determine key areas, and strategically remove termites using the right termite control method.
Our termite control team looks for signs of termite infestation by inspecting every accessible corner and subfloor space around your home. To effectively eliminate termites, we need first to identify what kind of termites have infested your property and determine what termite control method works for that specific termite species.
Our team can handle any termite infestations, including the common types of termites in Australia, such as subterranean or dry wood termites. Call (02) 8007 4666 to consult our pest experts!
Why do you need termite control professionals to help you?
Handling chemicals or pesticides on your own is never a good idea. Depending on the location of termites on your property, it will not always be advisable to spray hazardous chemicals in your area without the help of professionals. You have to take note that handling chemicals may pose a threat to your health. If you are not confident in your knowledge and expertise, call a professional pest controller to help you.
Termites can cause structural damage to your property. The few dollars you may save by doing it yourself will not be enough once termites spread and cause further damage to your property. You'd most likely spend more on construction costs later on if you skimp on pest control today.
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If you have attempted the termite control yourself and it still does not work, don't lose hope. Get help! We have licensed pest and building professionals and members of the Australian Environmental Pest Managers Association. We can match any comparable termite control price quote for treatment on your premises.
Why is termite baiting so common?
Using a bait system is both quick and easy to do. Many times when you want to get rid of the nasty pests yourself, you will probably turn to a termite bait system. Termite baiting lets you put the pesticide directly to the ground. The termites will ultimately be able to find this bait, feast on it, and then die.
An advantage of using a termite bait system is that it can be used in places where soil pesticides cannot be applied, such as near a well or a swimming pool.