Homemade Termite Killer

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For those people who are ecologically conscious, finding a way to make a
homemade termite killer might become a priority if termites are around
your house or you think you might be susceptible to termite infestation.
The most effective way to get rid of termites is with chemicals, but some
people just aren’t comfortable with using chemicals which has prompted
them to try and find a homemade termite killer that will be effective and
easy to use. Unfortunately, there is no easy homemade termite killer
that has proven to be as effective as chemicals.

But that doesn’t mean there isn’t a way to get rid of termites without
the use of chemicals. Termites are resilient creatures who simply look
for a food source and “go to work”. The best homemade termite killer you
can employ is to remove their food source. That means getting wet wood
dry, cleaning up damp leaves around the base of your home, and making
sure that there are no miniscule entryways for termites to enter your
home and begin their damage.

Unlike other pests, you can’t sprinkle some hot pepper sauce on them or
spray them with a vinegar and water mixture to kill them. They’ll live
through it and continue to breed despite your best efforts. Don’t try
these methods as they will only cause you frustration and make you angry
that you can’t use a homemade termite killer to get rid of these
unwelcome guests.

One web page that we found suggests that you take a cardboard box and wet
it down. Then you place it around your home and monitor it. Termites
like soft food and the weakened cardboard – that is made of wood – makes
it a great buffet for invading termites. Once you find termites in the
damp cardboard, take it somewhere and burn it and then continue the
process. It takes diligence, but eventually, you’ll gain control – at
least somewhat.

Another poster on this web page went to a local home improvement store
and bought some termite bait for $18.88. She placed it around the
foundation of her home and changed it as the box said. Since she
monitored it faithfully and changed the bait according to directions, she
found that she didn’t get a termite problem at all. What is funny about
her story is that a pest control company came out to assess her home and
give her an estimate on how she could control termites. Their estimate
was over $1,300! In her quest for a homemade termite killer, she found a
commercial product that worked just as well as a pest control company’s
but for much, much, much less the cost.

Use common sense when trying to come up with a homemade termite killer
and be diligent about your efforts. If you take the time to pay
attention to your home, you will eventually be able to come up with a
homemade termite killer that will meet all of your needs and keep your
home safe.

				
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