TERMITE CONTROLLING TIPS by dsssdgsgs

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									?Termites are social insects and best known for their wood eating habit. They feed on
dead plants, animals, timbers, or anything that contains cellulose. There are 2600
taxonomically known species of termites that are also known to be a good bio reactor
as they can recycle anything that contains cellulose and hence helps in many natural
recycling procedures

The termites originate from the ground and move towards mud tubes. They feed on
wood, paper or anything containing cellulose and attack furniture, doors, fixtures,
documents, clothes and even currency notes. When you see a mud tube it means
millions of termites are working 24 hrs a day damaging your property and the biggest
problem with termites is that normally you cannot see them but the damages caused
can be discovered too late to be controlled. So, dealing with termite control is
definitely better than cure. You can also see termite photos to identify them and
though the termites live in the soil, they are known to infest even high rise buildings
having more than 100 storeys, moving all the way from ground to the top floor. There
are some tips for termite control that one can use to eliminate them:-
      Ensure that there are no wooden scraps and tree stumps in or near your home and
its foundation, especially the stumps as they are prime locations for a termite colony
and will migrate to your house the minute you start building it.
      Constantly check for cracks or breaks in your house and do not limit checks to
just wooden parts as termites are known to creep into cracks in brick walls as well,
before attacking the wooden portions in the rest of the home.
      Install moisture absorbers in your home as termites love wood so they also enjoy
damp conditions for their breeding ground.
      Keep your home well-drained and dry through proper drainage is a major
foundation for termite control.
     Remove potential food sources from around the house like dead stumps, firewood,
wood debris and paper.
      Wood can add so much to the visual aesthetics of a home, but a smart person will
keep it to the minimum, so the less wood you have, the less appealing your house is to
termites.
      Look for warning signs that is wings discarded from swarmer termites, mud
tunnels, bubbled or cracked paint.
      If necessary, schedule periodic maintenance by a pest control company, especially
if your home is situated in a prime region for termite damage.
      Seal nail holes and cracks in exposed wood and prevent easy access by drywood
termites.
      Choose termite-resistant wood for fences or other structures that should contact
soil.


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