Guide to Successful Termite Treatment Eastern Suburbs
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! Preventing termites is not easy, but there are steps you can take to minimise the possibility. This does not take the place of professional inspections, however, to ensure that your home is in fact termite-free. Termites love moisture, so keep all timber sources in and around your home as free from moisture as you can, and of course, do not leave pieces of timber around for months on end.
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. Soil treatment needs professional assistance and you
can consult pest control Eastern Suburbs – Able Pest Abaitment – 0419 941 994 – to arrange an appointment to discuss your soil treatment requirements. Termiticide soil treatment repels 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?
Most homeowners would not attempt to carry out termite treatments or preventative measures bearing in mind the massive damage that can occur from these pests if they don’t place the treatment effectively. It is always recommended to call in an expert for something as important as this.
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. Pest Control Eastern Suburbs will perform the work for you in a professional manner, with a minimum of disruption to your routine. 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.
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.