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How Safe is Termidor?

I was worried about how safe is Termidor when my house was treated for termites. I did my research and all indications directed that it is safe for pets and children. Some articles indicate that fipronil, an ingredient in Termidor is dangerous, but there is no evidence found in any studies. Fipronil is even used […]

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How Long Does Termite Treatment Last?

A typical liquid based termite treatments are known to last anywhere between 2-7 years. That’s a broad spectrum of range, but just like everything else in the world, the effective period of a termite treatment can vary. For example, if termiticide is applied by a untrained person with no experience, there’s a great chance that […]

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Termidor Labels & Updates

Termidor lables and MSDS’ can be downloaded at the following link : Termidor Termticide And if you are looking for a Termidor brochure, click here. And here are some of the latest changes in the Termidor label. Apply 0.06% Termidor SC or WG finished dilution where listed pests enter the structure, where they trail or […]

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Do Termites Eat Furniture?

The simple answer is “YES”, with conditions. If your furniture is located inside of your house, it is extremely rare that termites survive in a furniture inside of your house. Termites must have soil to wood contact in order to survive. If you house is one of those historic houses with wooden floor touching the […]

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Termite Treatment Costs – How Prices Work

So how much is termite treatment? It depends… There are just too many variables to consider when it comes to termite treatment. Pricing the work really depends on the size of the job, methods, conditions, and etc. Personally, I’d hire a professional as soon as I see any signs of termites. What you see on […]

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Termite Treatment Arizona

Get termite treatments in Arizona. I found these pest control companies that offers termite treatment in Arizona. If you have used them in the past, please leave your review. Thanks. Poor Boy Termite Control Phone) 480-994-4240 or 1-888-994-4240 Online Contact Poor Boy Termite Control has a very informative website on their termite treatment service. Take […]

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Termite Infestations in the US

One of the readers of my blog asked which state in the US are the most heavily infested with termites.  The Southern states are experiencing the worst termite infestations, mostly because of high moisture and moderate temperatures in the states.  Georgia, Tennessee, and Alabama are well known for heavy termite infestations among other states. Unfortunately, houses […]

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How Termite Inspection is Done

Termite Inspection and Elimination Termites are ant like insects and live in colonies. Each colony may be made up of thousands of termites. A termite colony has a queen, soldiers and workers. It is not very easy to differentiate between termites and ants. A proper inspection has to be done to make assessment of the […]

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Termite Treatment – Effective Ways to Preserve Wood

You would not want the lumber of your new house to end up in the bellies of a gang of termites. Well! Then you need to coat them with some of the readily available chemicals that contain boron. Boron application safeguards your home’s wooden articles, not only from wood boring beetles like termites but also […]

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The Effectiveness of Boric Acid on Termites

In my last post, how to keep your home protected from termites, it is mentioned that boric acid is a good way to get rid of termites. I want to explain a little about boric acid as termite treatment in this post. Boric acid (aka borax) was originally used around 1980s for control of ants […]

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