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Do You Need To Prevent Termite Damage? No Tent No Problem!

Super D Pest Control, Bradenton, Florida, Termite Damage Prevention

New Developments In Preventing Termite Damage

Most pest control companies are going to inform you that you have to tent your house in order to prevent further termite damage! Super D Pest Control provides a non-tenting termite treatment to the homeowners with a handy and trouble-free manner to remove termites without fumigating or tenting. This article discusses the distinctive habits of drywood termite species on the West Coast of Florida and why tenting your house or business just isn't necessary.

Normal termite tenting needs the homeowner to move for at least three days and also includes removing from the estate all food products not in cans. On the contrary, our tentless termite treatment is highly efficient and can rid your home of these destructive pests without the aggravation.

First, we need to ask ourselves, "How do I know if I have termites?"

Throughout April, termite swarms are extremely active. Visually, termites can be readily identified as they resemble ants with antennae. Winged termites do not harm your house but are easy indications of the presence of termites. Damage-causing termites are living on the floor and tunneling their way back to feed on the wood. Physical indications that you may have a termite infestation include discarded termite wings, chipped timber, frass that looks like sawdust and hollow sounding timber.

Super D Pest Offers Three Services for Preventing Termite Damage

1. No Tent Termite Treatment For Dry Wood Termites

Owning your house is often one of your biggest pleasures and investments. Your home is not just a physical structure, but a place to create the memories of your family and store your treasures. It's essential to protect and maintain your house. Owning a home comes with many problems and responsibilities, including bathroom remodeling, replacement of kitchen appliances and preventing termite damage. 

When you tent your house, you are faced with having a lot of inconvenience. For example, not only do you have to completely leave your house, but you also have to remove food, board your pets, remove any cosmetics and medication, take down satellite dishes and antennas, and even trim trees away from the house. 

Our no tent termite treatment tackles the issue and rapidly returns your house to its normal state. The downside of no tent termite therapy is that it may not be effective in the case of large cases of infestation. However, if you are properly inspecting your home each year for termites, you are likely to catch an infestation before it gets out of control.

Drywood termites like consume nonstop. And, unlike its underground counterparts, to flourish, it does not need wet soil or neighboring water. These termites are often found in dry wood above ground level because they don't need water. The wood they consume gives them the necessary moisture to survive.

A pest management specialist is required to manage drywood termites. First, you should keep firewood and other lumber away from the base of your home to decrease the attractiveness of your home to termites. Secondly, place equipped mesh display on all gates, windows, winds, openings, etc., particularly those leading to crawl rooms and attics. Thirdly, Seal in, on and around your house any incomplete wood. You can use paint, varnish or sealant, but make sure that the fabrics are even and that any nail holes or cracks are also closed.

2. Subterranean Termite Treatment (Trench and Treat)

Subterranean termites are tiny, opaque insects that vigorously consume cellulose in wood just like their drywood cousins. They live in the dark below the floor their entire life. They have no eyes because they don't need them. But they can still sense between light and dark. They are the most destructive of the termite species.

We dig a shallow six inch perimeter around the home and fill it with termiticide. Our soil treatments is a leading water based solution that has a low impact on the environment. It is designed to be harmless to animals and vegetation while effectively eradicating destructive pests around your home.

Additionally, we may instruct you to make some changes around the home in order to prevent termites from returning. Some changes include storing firewood away from the house, checking for proper drainage around your home and removing any mulch that touches the base of the structure.

3. New Home Construction Termite Treatment

Termite Treatment while a home is being constructed is also referred to as a "pre-treatment." The common therapy is termiticides that are applied to the soil before the slab is poured. This is performed to block hidden entry to a system of subterranean termites. 

A Pre-Construction Treatment's preventive cost is minimal compared to the monetary damage termites that can cause a home after it has been built. Each pre-construction treatment performed by Super D Pest Control comes with a renewable harm guarantee for the new owner of the property.

Super D Pest Control, Bradenton, Florida, Preventing Termite Damage At Home

Four Types of New Home Construction Termite Treatment

Soil Treatment

Before the concrete slab is poured, Super D Pest Control will pretreat the soil. For new home construction, this is the best preventative technique used to keep any termite damage away from the home.

Borate Treatment

Once the general framework of a home has been built, Super D Pest Control can pretreat the wood studs, joints and beams. This, coupled with pre slab soil treatment is a one-two punch for preventing termites in your home.

Termimesh Treatment

Termimesh is an optional physical termite obstacle frequently used before the concrete slab is placed on the piping penetrations. This densely structured mesh will last the structure's lifespan, and termites will not be able to pierce this obstacle of high-quality stainless steel. Termimesh is often used in addition to other termite treatments and is not a guarantee against all termite species, particularly dry wood termites.

Sentricon Baiting System

Once all construction and landscaping has been completed, a termite baiting system is installed around the perimeter of the home. This treatment can last up to ten years and should be inspected annually.

Call Super D Pest Control To Prevent Costly Termite Damage To Your Home

Whether you are building a new home or suspect you might have termites in the home you are living in now, it is best to get professional help. Getting an annual termite inspection from a professional pest control company like Super D Pest Control is the best way to get ahead of any termite damage. Better yet, installing a termite barriewr before your home is built can do wonders to keep your home damage free for many years. Call us today at (727) 433-5310 to schedule an inspection or click "Let's Chat" below to contact us on our website. We look forward to serving you.


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