In this blog segment, we dive into the world of Do It Yourself termite control. Handling your own termite work, especially when it comes to applying chemicals for termites, may not be for everybody. But when it comes to protecting your home’s structural and financial integrity. These handy do it yourself practices could be the difference between you spending thousands of dollars to treat and repair damage caused by termites. Termite season is right around the corner, and we have curated a list of our favorite DIY methods to keep your home safe this Spring. Read below to check out some of our favorite blog posts.
The first article we really enjoyed is a guide to treating subterranean termites from the fine folks at domyownpestcontrol.com. This comprehensive guide offers information about the most common type of termite in the United States, the subterranean termite. The article explains what do if you discover an infestation as well as offering materials for purchase if you would like to treat termites yourself.
Everyone loves options, and that is exactly what this post provides. DIY Termite Control offers a variety of methods that can be used for treating termites. From using orange oil to borax, this blog post doesn’t leave a stone unturned. You will be able to easily find and diagnose any termite problems you think that you may have.
Top10homeremedies.com offers a fantastic resource not only explaining termites and their colonies. But also an easy to follow guide for removing and controlling termites in a “green focused” manor. This article offers treatments solutions for termites that are not only around your home, but inside as well. The majority of the offerings are non-toxic and completely safe for your home and family.
Taking a preventative approach is always a good way to protect your home. Rubbermulch.com offers a great alternative to landscaping around your home. Providing an awesome product that not only looks great around your home, but also deters termites away. Since termites thrive on wood and cellulose based materials, not providing them a food source is a great alternative for keeping these destructive pests away from your home.
The proverbial “holy grail” of termite information, jcerlich.com knocked it out of the park with this post. The sheer amount of information displayed in this post is almost intimidating. But once you dive in, there is no doubt that any possible question that you might have about termites will be answered. From general termite questions to preventative measures to keep termites out, this blog post is an essential guide to any homeowner that is interested in all things related to termites.
Of course, do it yourself termite control has its limitations and sometimes it is necessary to contact a professional exterminator. If that is your last option, it is important to make sure that you are selecting the right one. Do your research and read the fine print. The last thing you want to do is waste your hard earned money on products or services that don’t have a good reputation or track record.
See you all tomorrow for more information about termite education!