Termite Control & Extermination in Dallas Texas and the Surrounding Areas
How to Identify and Control Termites
How do I know if I have termites?
How can I prevent termite infestation?
Make the structure less attractive to termites – During construction use a concrete foundation or if your using a pier and beam foundation leave a ventilation space between the soil and wood. Cover exposed wood surfaces with a sealant or metal barrier.
Maintain the termite prevention features:
|After construction, keep the soil around the foundation dry through proper grading and drainage (including maintenance of gutters and downspouts).|
|Reduce openings that offer termites access to the structure (filling cracks in cement foundations as well as around where utilities pass through the wall with cement, grout, or caulk).|
|Fix leaks immediately.|
|Keep vents free from blockage, including plants.|
|Ensure that trees and shrubs are not planted too close to the structure and do not allow them to grow against exposed wood surfaces.|
|Do not pile or store firewood or wood debris next to the house.|
|Inspect periodically to help ensure that termite colonies do not become established.|
|Purchase the #1 Termite System in the country from Markle – “Sentricon” the complete colony elimination system featuring Always Active technology|
What are the different types of termite treatments?
|One such method is a physical barrier, typically incorporated during construction.|
|Steel mesh and sands of particular sizes have been shown to perform effectively as physical barriers.|
|Biological control agents (nematodes and fungi) have demonstrated some success, particularly in laboratory settings.|
Because these methods do not involve application of an insecticide, EPA does not regulate them.
Before a company can sell or distribute any pesticide, other than certain minimum risk pesticides, in the United States, EPA must review studies on the pesticide to determine that it will not pose unreasonable risks to human health or the environment. Once we have made that determination, we will license or register that pesticide for use in strict accordance with label directions. The pesticides used for the prevention or treatment of termite infestations are called termiticides. They must demonstrate the ability to provide structural protection before we register them. In all cases, termiticide application can only be properly performed by a trained licensed pest management professional.
Approved treatments include:
|Liquid soil-applied termiticides|
|Building materials impregnated with termiticides, and wood treatments.|
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