Guide to Successful Termite Treatment Waverley
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. With soil treatment, you need to add Termiticide to the soil that surrounds the area to be protected. This process requires professional assistance and we recommend you call pest control Waverley – Able Pest Abaitment – 0419 941 994 – to ask for an appraisal as the appropriateness of a soil treatment for your home. Termiticide soil treatment repels termites, and a soil termite treatment can last for up to ten years, although an inspection after five years is essential. There are also non-repellent alteratives that many homeowners prefer, which are also less toxic.
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, 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. Fumigation is considered too toxic by many professional pest control experts today, who prefer other methods of termite treatment.
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.
In summary, please do not hesitate to discuss your requirements with us, and seek our advice as to which method or methods would be best for your particular situation.