Have drywood termites invaded your home? Structural fumigation is your best option.
The thought of seeing your home dressed up like a big circus tent can be scary, but not as scary as what could happen if you let a drywood termites take over!
Unlike subterranean termites, termite baiting stations will not prevent drywoods from invading your walls and roof. To make matters worse, they often remain hidden within the wood on which they feed, so they are hard to detect.
Structural Fumigation (also known as "tenting") is a proven effective way of eradicating drywood termites, powderpost beetles and even bed bugs from your home.
Depending on the extent of the infestation, tenting can sometimes be avoided with spot treatments of insecticides, but the only way to ensure that no termite is left behind is to fumigate your home.
How Termite Fumigation Works
YOUR HOME IS CAREFULLY PREPARED AND TENTED
Think of the tent as a balloon; it keeps the gas in so the termites die.
THE TENT IS FILLED WITH FUMIGANT
The precise amount of fumigant makes its way throughout your home, seeking out every termite no matter where it’s hiding.
EVERY SINGLE TERMITE DIES
No more invaders hiding in your walls, eating away at your home.
THE TENT IS VENTED & YOUR HOME IS TERMITE-FREE
The gas completely exits your home and does not leave behind surface residue or living termites.
Fumigation VS Other Termite Treatment Options
- Kills all termites, even hidden or inaccessible colonies
- One treatment eliminates 100% of termites
- No drilling necessary
- Residents must prepare their home and leave it for a few days
- Costs more than most spot treatments, requires leaving home for a few days
- Colonies must be found to be treated
- Multiple treatments may be necessary if all termites are not eliminated
- Requires drilling
- Pest professionals must inspect the home, and residents may have to leave until the chemical dries
- Cost per treatment is less than fumigation, but multiple services are often needed
- Unlikely to kill all termites throughout the home
- Drywall, insulation, concrete and tile take longer to heat and may affect how well the treatment works
- No drilling necessary
- Many common household items are heat-sensitive and must be removed or protected — residents may have to leave their home for one day
- Cost is equivalent to fumigation
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