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?The damages done by termites lead to losses worth billion dollars every year. If you do not use the preventive measures at the right time then it can cost you thousands of dollars and also your property. It is in the warmer season that the termites and the white ants increase in numbers. Thus you need to use preventive measures immediately to avoid any major damages. The best way to control the termites is to use the termite products easily available in the market. Termites are found in colonies and they live and feed on the cellulose that is found in wood. They play an important part in nature. However, if the termites and white ants happen to move into your home then the damages caused by them can be huge both financially and structurally. It is very important to use termite prevention options as soon as possible. You need to eliminate them immediately to avoid any major loss. There are three effective steps you need to follow to eliminate the termites completely. These three termite tips are as follows: 1 Which are the termites that have invaded your property, identify them? It has been observed that the subterranean termites are the most common ones that cause the damage. However, the infestation is also caused by the damp wood termites and the dry wood termites. 2 The next step is to eliminate the termites. There are three ways that you can choose from for effective termite prevention. These are bait stations, barrier treatments and by hiring a professional. Bait Treatment: In this method of eliminating the termites you need to place the bait stations all around the perimeter of your house. In order to attract the termites all the bait stations will have a wooden base. Slowly when the termite activity increases, replace the wood with the poisonous baits. Thus the termites that visit the baits will not only feed on it but also carry the food back to the colony. This will in turn help you to eradicate the entire colony. Barrier Treatments: It is one of the cheap options but no doubt a very effective one. This treatment requires you to apply barrier products. The result, however, is not immediate. It acts as a moat that safeguards your house from the termites. How it works is that, the termites that enter the termite affected area receive the lethal dose of the solution. Then the poison is passed on to other termites that they come in contact with and then they die. Get assistance from a licensed professional: If you find that the termite problem in your house is beyond control then you can hire the services of the professionals in the industry. Do not compromise on quality for the sake of saving money. Always hire the reputed company for the service. These are few basic termite tips that you need to keep in mind if you want to eliminate the termite infestation problem in future.
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