WHAT ARE THE TYPES OF PRETREATMENT FOR TERMITE CONTROL

Pretreatment is a kind of termite control that is executed by having the termite prevention company come in before construction of a building is finished, so that the termite exterminators may pretreat the area around and under the building with pesticides that shall prevent termites from infesting or even invading the area. It works particularly well when combined with other early termite control methods, such as the use of termiticide-treated wood for construction or the elevation of wooden areas from… Read More

TERMITE PRE-TREATMENT FOR TERMITE CONTROL: SHOULD YOU OR SHOULD YOU NOT GET IT

People in the market for a termite control method they can trust have a slew of options available to them, from the barrier methods to the termite baiting tactics. One method of termite prevention that deserves to be one this list—albeit in the special category of methods executed before a structure is finished—is that of termite pre-treatment. Termite pre-treatments include any of various processes whereby the soil that surrounds and rests under a structure being constructed at the time of… Read More

TERMITE CONTROL TIPS: WHAT TO DO FOR A GOOD PRETREATMENT

As already mentioned before on this blog, the termite pretreatment is a termite control method that is applied prior to the completion of a structure that is being constructed at the time of application. In a pretreatment, termite control chemicals (or pesticides belonging to the class of chemicals specifically termed termiticides) are applied to specific areas in the soil of a lot upon which the building being pretreated shall be erected. The goal is then to create a type of… Read More

LISTENING TOOLS FOR TERMITE INSPECTION

A termite inspection device that is growing increasingly popular these days is the listening device, which his used to detect both termites and carpenter ants within the walls. Termites and carpenter ants both attack the wood in homes or human structures to feed on the cellulose, and when they take apart wood for consumption, they do it bit by bit, fibre by fibre. While these insects are so small that we cannot hear the sounds they produce during their feeding,… Read More

INDIA’S BMC SUFFERS SEVERE RECORD LOSS DUE TO LACK OF TERMITE CONTROL

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, more popularly known in India as the Brihanmumbai Mahanagar Palika Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) and otherwise known as BMC, has been reporting stunning losses in its file and record rooms that are already presenting a good many problems to tax-payers in the Mumbai area. The BMC is the richest municipal organisation in India and is in charge of Mumbai city, which also makes it the biggest civic body in the country. Being in charge of… Read More

ADVANCED TOOLS USED BY TERMITE CONTROL EXPERTS TO FIND PESTS

As with any industry, the termite control trade has developed a specialized set of tools and tricks to assist members of the profession in what they do. For instance, many termite extermination specialists now use listening devices for their termite inspections. These listening devices are intended to amplify sounds within the walls or wooden parts of a structure, revealing the distinctive ticks and “crackling” noises experts usually associate with termites eating away at wooden walls. Not all examples of termite… Read More