by Mike Dukes editor Termite MD
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Termite MD presents the Homeowner Guide to Termite Control?
If you see termites swarm inside your home or business, you most likely have an active infestation of termites and need homeowner termite control. If you see a termite tunnel on your wall or on the outside foundation wall near the base of your building, you need homeowner termite control. These termite tubes are used to shield foraging termites from natural enemies, like ants, and to keep them from being subjected to light and the sun’s ultra-violet rays, which is as deadly as ants. So now you know termites work in the dark, so how do I look for them? I’ll tell you where to look for signs that you have termites on the termite inspection page.
Getting ready for a real estate inspection. If you are selling your home you will most likely need a termite letter for the bank or mortgage company to ensure there are no visual signs of termites, and conditions conducive to termite infestation are at a minimum.
Termite damage is usually found when you least expect it and can be expensive for treatment and repairs. The best strategy to keep unexpected high cost down to a minimum is, to do a preventative termite control treatment before you have termites. It’s simple; you can eliminate the repair cost by doing termite control before your structure is termite infested and damaged. This strategy only works with subterranean termites and Formosan termites, it is very little you can do to prevent an infestation of dry wood or damp wood termites, fortunately, these last two are not as common as Subterranean and Formosans.
DIY Guide to Termite Control
How do termites get into a home built on a cement slab? Do It Yourself termite control treatments are mentioned here and covered in-depth in this article. Do your own DIY homeowner sub termite control and save really big money!
1. Termidor SC Liquid Treatment
Termite Control Liquid Treatment – Doing your own treatment is easier to do than you might think. You can do a professional liquid termite control treatment by following these simple instructions. Using Termidor SC, a mattock (digging and grubbing tool), and a clean five-gallon bucket to achieve professional results. The secret is Termidor SC, the top termite control product used by the pros, and now you can use the same products professional pest control operators use.
2. Advance Termite Control Bait System
Termite Control Bait System – How to install a complete homeowner termite control bait station system using this Advance Bait System Kit, a post hole digger, and a tape measure. If you want to do all you can to prevent a termite infestation; I’ll also go over conditions conducive to termite infestations, so you can breathe a little easier.
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