Thursday, February 5, 2009

Get rid of termites...

The termites are a group of social insects usually classified at the taxonomic rank of order Isoptera. Termites are sometimes called "white ants", though they are unrelated to true ants. Termites are those creepy-crawlies that will invade your house, your porch, your fence, your bird feeders, and anything else in your environment made of wood.

How to get rid of termites? this might be one of the questions among people when their private property are invaded by those insects. Well, there are many ways on how to to get rid of termites.

General Ways to Kill Termites:

1) Liquid Termite Treatment - Liquid termiticides are sprayed around your house to kill or repel any termites coming into contact with them.

2) Termite Baits - The other major way to kill termites, baits are placed around your home and gradually kill off a colony by spreading small amounts of pesticides through the workers.

3) Borate Termite Treatment - Borate treatments are applied directly to wood in your house, sort of like a coat of paint. This is best done when the house is being constructed, however.

4) Fumigation - A method that only works on a specific species, the dry wood termite, that is common in the Southernmost parts of the United States.

Hope it helps :)