Guide to Successful Termite Treatment Bondi
If you live in Australia, termites are a fact of life. They are more prevalent in some areas than others, but all of Australia is prone to the problem. Eastern Suburbs termite treatment is therefore an important expense that the homeowner should budget for, even after taking all reasonable precautions to prevent termites from colonising in or around your home in the first place.
Prevention is better than Cure!
Prevention or Termite Treatment?
The extent of damage that termites can cause can vary greatly depending on the species of termites, the size of the colony, the age and vigor of the termite colony, as well as availability of food sources – the timber in your home! The best thing one can do to prevent household items from being damaged due to termites is to control, and preferably eradicate, the growth of termite population. Moisture catalyzes the growth in termites and you should begin your termite treatment from here. Think of ways that protect things such as doors, cabinets, beds, and tables from the affect of moisture.
Can termites be prevented with preventative termite treatments? Yes, they can! There are soil treatments which, when done properly and by a professional, can indeed prevent termites for several years at a time. Termiticide is added as a barrier around the perimeter of the home. This is achieved by digging a trench around the home, and drenching the soil with this agent. Soil treatment requires an expert pest control service and you
can consult pest control Bondi – Able Pest Abaitment – 0419 941 994 – to arrange an appointment to discuss your soil treatment requirements. Termiticide acts by repelling termites, and the effects can last for several years. Alternatives to Termiticide exist that have advantages, as Temiticide can actually trap termites inside the perimeter if there happens to already be an active colony that went undetected.
DIY Termite Treatment?
Although it is possible to buy termite treatment products that you can apply yourself, this course is not recommended. If the treatment fails, you will not be covered by your household insurance, whereas if you get a licenced pest control expert, not only is there much less likelihood that the treatment will fail, but there will be insurance there as a backup in the event of a catastrophe.
Seeking Professional Help for Your
There are a large number of pest control agencies offering wide array of services so it is not difficult to find one to suit your needs and requirements. The benefit of hiring professionals for dealing with the problem of termites is they are quick and results can be seen in a short span of time. The chemicals used by professionals are very powerful and most of them are not available to the public directly. So, if you want to preserve your precious house and other buildings and keep them termite-free, call us today!
Another, becoming less, common termite treatment is fumigation, which can again be performed only by pest control professionals. During this process, the pest control professional visits the affected area and sprays the area with a special chemical. Once the area is sprayed, no person is allowed to enter it for some time. This method is far less popular than other less toxic and less disruptive methods of termite control.
In ground termite baiting systems are another fairly common method of termite treatment. This option will be used in various circumstances, including when soil treatment is impractical or not desired (e.g. if the homeowner has pets and are concerned about exposing them to chemicals placed in the soil). Termite baiting systems are only effective once termite activity has already been detected.
Lastly, the choice of the method for treating termites vary from one household to another, and you should discuss with your pest control professional the way which best matches your requirements and the nature and extent of your termite problem.