Guide to Successful Termite Treatment Double Bay
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! It is possible to minimise the risk of termites taking up residence in and around your home. 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.
Another, and much more effective, way to prevent termites from infesting and eating your house and surrounding areas is soil treatment. 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. This process needs professional assistance and we recommend you call pest control Double Bay – Able Pest Abaitment – 0419 941 994 – to ask for an appraisal as the appropriateness of a soil treatment for your home. Termiticide acts by repelling termites, and the effects can last for several years. Termiticide is described as a repellent system, as it repels, and keeps termites outside the perimeter barrier. There are also non-
repellent options for termite prevention that you may wish to discuss with us as well.
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
Finding a reputable pest control company should not be difficult, although with the proliferation of pest exterminators in recent years, the choice may be a little harder. 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. We use only the the most effective agents for keeping your home termite free. So, if you want to preserve your precious house and other buildings and keep them termite-free, appointing professionals is really the only option for any type of termite treatment.
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.
Another option are in ground termite baiting systems. These have the advantage that the process is completely non-toxic to humans and pets. These baiting systems are used for active termites.
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.