Termites are also commonly known as White Ants. The statistics show that approximately 40% of our house structure is made up of wood. consequently, termites are probably one of the most dangerous pests to your beautiful home. Here are some things that you might want to know to keep your home away from termites.
Sometimes termite attack can not easily be detected, because termites live underground and burrowed in wood. So how can you detect if home has termite infestation? Damaged furniture or rotten wood structure can give your clues. If you are not sure, gently tap or drill the structure to find termite.
If you find that your home has termite invasion, the best way to get rid of them is to get specialized help. Generally, there are four ways that you can get of termites.
Termite Baits: Baits is one of the most shared methods for termite control today. The goal is to slowly spread effective pesticide to kill the whole colony by feeder stations. An important advantage for this method is that it is very safe to human health and the environmental.
Fumigation: Although fumigation may work faster than other methods, it is not the most effective way. Fumigation may not work on certain termite species like drywood termite.
Liquid Termite Treatment: A liquid pesticide is sprayed to get rid of termites from your home.
Borate Termite Treatment: The method can only be used during the house construction. Basically, Borate is used to paint over the wood in your home.