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My Pest Control Quick Tips
Termite treatments are usually costly investments, especially if the home size is huge, infestation is serious or treatment coverage is substantial. Not forgetting additional expenses relating to damaged structural repair, renovation or replacement.
When you signed a termite control plan, there are some things which may help you to understand more and also possibly why your treatment did not work:
Reason #1: Initial inspection and detection may not be adequate and thorough
As compared to some other pests where pest signs and activities are more obvious, termite presence are more challenging to spot.
Help: Professional pest control specialists are trained to conduct proper termite inspection and leveraging on microwave technology innovation to detect presence of termite activities accurately.
Reason #2: Confusion among Drywood Termite, Subterranean Termite and Ants
There are 3 types of termite species possibly infesting your home but have different nature and nesting habits.
Help: There are different types of solutions designed to control the different termite species infestation and ants. For example, post-construction termite protection, baiting methods or even fumigation may be suggested to control effectively.
Reason #3: “Contact kill” Solution vs Colony Control
We tend to treat and resolve issues with a quick fix objective. Targeted and localized spot treatments may be applied at the obvious infested areas. However you should know that:
Help: It may be good to do a long term cost efficiency assessment between seeking regular quick fix solutions vs proper long term protection.
Reason #4: Resorting to DIY or Researched Pest Myths
With the digital convenience and abundance of quick DIY tips and pest myths sharing, it is said that orange oil can eliminate termites. This is because of the presence of d-limonene that has the killing element in orange oil. However, you should understand if:
Help: Seek professional help by speaking to a credible and reliable pest control experts. Find out the most common local pest myths here
Reason #5: Compromised treatment quality and efficacy
There are many cheap and affordable packages offered in the market that could potentially compromise the quality and efficacy in infestation control. But you should remember if:
Help: With rising innovation and solution design advancement, there are effective termite treatments that not only controls the colony, but also offer an additional step in preventing further damage done to the home.