How long does Termite Treatment last?
Termites are the insect species which are found anywhere in the world, especially in moisture area. There are many types of termite control methods, but do not know, how long the treatment can withstand? Even the minimum signs of termites should be watched and get into the treatment. Because, if the termites are left unseen, it can make a huge difference in your annual pay. According to statistics, the US people are spending more than $5 Billion a year to retrieve the damage caused by termites. To remove this unimaginable situation, termite treatment should be done at right time with the right professional service.
How long the treatment last?
Usually, the companies which are hired for the termite treatment will provide the control measures for the future. If those procedures were followed, you can eliminate the termite presence for years and the period of time is according to the method chosen by the professional pest control experts. Some of the long-lasting methods are,
Liquid Termite Treatment
In this method, the professionals will dig a hole under the ground, or inside the house and saturate the soil with cellulose and chemicals. The termites usually travel through the holes and attracted by moisture and cellulose content. The chemical will treat the termites and made them die. The underground procedure is to eliminate the presence and availability of termites around the area. The use of chemicals has its limit if the place is nearby any lake or river. This method can last from 1 to 5 years, sometimes it can last for 7 to 8 years if the proper actions are performed.
In this method, the house is covered with the trap. This treatment requires the bait traps which are placed under the ground over the perimeter of the house and each trap should be placed with a minimum gap of 10 meters and a maximum of 20 meters. The gap should not be shortened, because the termite which is affected can intimate the other termite groups about the affected place. The baits trap consists of a container that has the mixed substance of cellulose and poisoned chemical, and this method can last for years, and the traps should be cleaned and retreated often.
Tenting is one of the best methods to get rid of termites permanently, but it is harmful to physical health and the environment. This method is used rarely for the home or office which is not used for many years. This chemical fumigation method of termite control covers the building with the trap by filling up the toxic chemical gas for some time. The poisonous gas will kill the insects and other pests which are available inside the building and around the place. But the tenants or people cannot stay in the place for some days.
This is one of the best and eco-friendly methods for controlling the presence of termites inside the house. The building is covered and the high pressure, high-temperature steam is allowed to flow inside the trap. The temperature is raised from 140 to 150 degrees of Fahrenheit. This not only eliminates the pests but also eliminate the other creature which is harmful to the human life.