Last updated: Jan 2, 2020 | 929 Views | Article
When discover that the house is severely infested with termites, necessary steps to exterminate termites must be taken immediately to rectify the situation before it becomes worse. The best solution is to contact a professional exterminator to deal with the problem. However, if it is not possible and if you will have to take care of the problems yourself then you must take the best course of actions to get rid of termites as soon as possible, here’s how
1. Remove the wooden parts of the structure, any boxes, crates, books, shelves that are infested immediately, burn or pour hot water over them or put under the sun before discarding.
2. Spray chemicals to get rid of the termites, aim the spray at the termites as much as possible using non-repellent type of chemical intended to exterminate so that the termites do not escape to other food source. To be safe, make sure that you read the instructions carefully before using the chemical.
3. Using baiting system, this way, it is highly effective and very safe as the bait used is specifically designed to work on insects only, and it can efficiently eliminate the whole nest population if done correctly and properly.
Baiting system should be used in the areas where there has been no chemicals used before as the residues of the chemicals will prevent the termites to go in the areas take the bait. If the areas were treated with chemicals, the baiting system should be used only after the chemical residues are gone.
After solving termite problems, preventive system should also be put in place to protect your home from termite infestation in the future.