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Modern Pest Management Techniques can save buildings from Termite and Pest Infestations

by Shawn Morris Termicide Pest Control

When one comes to own a house, it becomes a dream come true moment for many. Everyone wants their homes to be beautiful, safe and a peaceful place to come back after a day. The last thing any homeowner would want is termite or any other pest infestation at their home. Termites have the capacity to cause large scale damage to any construction and cause huge loss to owners.

What are termites?

These are insects which feed on cellulose, which refers to the organic matter found in woods and plants. This means termites has the capacity to destroy our houses by eating into the wooden components or areas having exposed to soil or are adjacent to soil.

Types of termites

Termites are found in every corner of the world, but they vary in shapes and characteristics. Some of the termites are classified as under:

·       Subterranean termites – This species lives underground in colonies or moist secluded areas. They build ‘mud tubes' connecting them from their colonies to food source ,and to avoid exposing themselves to open air.

·       Formosan termites – These are the most aggressive, destructive of the species. They live underground and build an intricate mud nest inside the structure they inflict. It is due to their aggressiveness they are very difficult to control and manage.

·       Dampwood termites – These species live woods having high moisture content and usually do not infest woods with low moisture content, but care must be taken that they do not infest any structure. These are larger in size than any other of the species.

·       Drywood termites – This is unlike Formosan and subterranean termites, and does not require any contact with soil. This can be found to have infested dead woods or wooden wall support and roof materials.

To prevent any damage from termites or pests, one has to follow some simple steps. Firstly homeowners need to identify the extent of damage caused by the pests, then eliminate them and make sure they don’t come back. Their source of food, the shelter has to be removed, leaky pipes need to be sealed, make home clutter-free. In other words, make your home an uninviting place for the pests.

On searching the internet for pest management in Gold Coast, we find quite a number of companies provide this service with some specializing in this service with environmentally safe chemicals and techniques.

Termite infestation is dreaded by homeowners. There are a number of treatments used for controlling and managing termites. They are

Ø  Chemical treatment

Ø  Non-Chemical treatment

Ø  Conventional barrier treatment

Ø  Termite bait management

Ø  Wood treatment

Termite protection Gold Coast, uses these methods to combat pests.

Shawn Morris is the author of this Article. To know more about Termite Protection in Gold Coast please visit our website: termicide.com.au

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