What can I do to prevent termites?

By |2015-02-28T03:18:51+00:00February 28th, 2015||

If you have termites, treatment is essential for elimination. Whether you have just moved in to a new home or have been settled in one for years, it is important to keep up with termite prevention. Termites are one of the few insect colonies to eat continuously; a typical single termite colony can completely consume [...]

What Factors Adversely Affect And / Or Limit the Effectiveness of Termite Soil Treatments?

By |2018-06-22T04:08:35+00:00February 28th, 2015||

Certain obstructions will either hinder, limit or prevent placement of the termiticide into the soil where it needs to be placed to be effective and certain factors will adversely influence or disrupt the termiticide soil barrier following treatment. Obstructions which hinder, limit, or prevent placement of termiticide into soil where it needs to be placed [...]

How long will it take to get rid of my termites?

By |2015-02-28T03:17:26+00:00February 28th, 2015||

Termite treatments typically will take no more than a day. How long it takes for the termites to be eliminated depends on the location, and extent of damage. After a thorough inspection, we should be able to tell you what we will use to get rid of the termites and how long it will take.

How much does a termite treatment cost?

By |2015-02-28T03:16:54+00:00February 28th, 2015||

The amount varies considerably, based on the construction of your home, and difficulty of treatment. Typically, a foundation treatment estimate is based on the number of linear feet around the perimeter of the house. Because a slab foundation is the least accessible for treatment, the cost of concrete foundation termite treatment typically is higher than [...]

What is the most effective type of termite treatment for my home?

By |2018-06-22T04:08:35+00:00February 28th, 2015||

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) and the entire industry are committed to providing highly effective treatment options for all pest issues. The most effective type of treatment depends upon the location and construction of the home or building. A trained and licensed pest control operator can assess each infestation separately and recommend a rigorous [...]

What is the difference between a “Partial”, “PreTreat”, and a “Spot” Termite Treatment?

By |2018-06-22T04:08:35+00:00February 28th, 2015||

FULL TREATMENT (aka Pretreatment): The homeowner can only receive a "full treatment" before the house is built. Effective pre-construction treatment for subterranean termite prevention requires the establishment of complete vertical and horizontal approved physical or chemical barriers between wood in the structure and the termite colonies in the soil, or a "horizontal chemical barrier" that [...]

What kind of damage do Termites cause?

By |2018-06-22T04:08:35+00:00February 28th, 2015||

Termites primarily feed on wood, but also damage paper, books, insulation, and even swimming pool liners and filtration systems. Termites can injure living trees and shrubs, but more often are a secondary invader of woody plants already in decline. While buildings may become infested at any time, termites are of particular importance when buying or [...]