What are termites?
Termites are also known as ‘woodworms’ or ‘white ants’ and are highly organized species of insects. They feed on cellulose that is normally found in wood, soil and dead plant materials. They are found throughout the world except Antarctica. Termites build colonies and have hierarchy in their social structures. Termites can attack any wooden furniture and structure and well hidden from the naked eye. They operate in darkness and reach other locations through tunnels build by them with soil and their own feces.
How to know that I have a termite infestation?
The first sign of termite infestation are flying swarmers or the reproductive winged termites that come out of the colonies for finding a mate and spreading the colony line to other places. These other places might include your house or office and your furniture. Apart from this, checking the wooden structure might give you an idea. Tapping on the wood if you find the wood sounding hollow then you need to check for holes and call professional termite pest control services. Other ways to find the presence of termites is by checking for mud tunnels or ‘galleries’ that might lead you to the infestation site, finding termite droppings called frass that are normally dark marks on the furniture or dark powdery substance thrown near the infested area.
How to avoid termites at home?
Termites are mainly attracted to moisture, so the very first thing that you need to fix is the moisture problem inside your house or property. If you are living in a climate that is already humid your chances of getting a termite infestation increases as termites like to live and breed in cold dark places. Then you need to fix water leakages or any plumbing issues that might add to the moisture problem. Also distance between the ground or soil and the wooden furniture or structure needs to be maintained and use cement and stones to dissuade the attack of termites.
How much does a termite inspection cost?
Normally every company has their own set of rules to follow their own process to stick to and determine their own rates. If you go for TechSquadTeam, there is a standard inspection cost for any kind of pest control service which is Rs 150. The final pricing of the service can be determined only after proper inspection. The inspection charge can be removed in case you are booking our service after an inspection instantly.
What is the cost of termite pest control in Bangalore?
The cost of any kind of pest control varies due to many variants that affect the rate of the service to be charged. The size of the property and the intensity of the infestation should to be considered before determining the total price of the service provided. That is why it is always recommended to have an inspection to get a final offer.
What is the frequency of termite treatment in a house or property?
The frequency of termite treatment depends on the type of environment, climate and intensity of the infestation. Once your house or property is treated with anti-termite pesticides, you should arrange for inspection at least twice a year. In case, you see the infestation coming back you need to immediately perform a termite control service by calling professionals once again.
Should the infested area or the whole house need to be treated?
It totally depends on your decision. Normally the exterminators will properly inspect the whole area to be sure of where the infestation exists and after that they will focus on treating only the infested areas. But if you want your other furniture and wooden structures to be safe, you ask them to put wood preservatives on the other wooden pieces or furniture with some extra cost added to the extermination.
How long does a single termite treatment last?
Typically a single termite treatment lasts up to 3 to 4 years from the day of the treatment but it also depends on the climate of your home or office location. Also it depends if your home or building does not have a leakage problem or in some way your property does not attract humidity and moisture. It is highly recommended to higher professionals to inspect your property twice every year.
Do I have to leave the property during and after the treatment?
There is no need to leave the property during or after the treatment. Our exterminators use only eco-friendly and government-approved pesticides that are totally safe for you and your loved ones.
What is the most effective termite control?
You can go for home remedies and chemical pesticides for a solution to your termite problem but the best and most effective way for termite control is hiring professionals to do it for you. Experts handle the problems in their unique ways with their advanced technologies and pesticides that are safe for everyone. Also, the procedure of termite eradication needs to be done properly as you will be dealing with pesticides. So, it’s always better to call experts.
Is termite pest control safe for babies?
TechSquadTeam uses only eco-friendly and government-approved pesticides during extermination at your home that are totally safe for your kids and pets. So, the answer is yes!.