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What Are The Different Kinds Of Termite Control?

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“There’s more than one way to skin a cat.” – Proverb

What that proverb means is that there is more than one way to approach a challenge or situation. You’ve got to broaden your horizons to reach the result you want. This same thinking applies to termite control. If you’ve encountered these nasty buggers in and around your home, we’re here to tell you that there’s more than one way to keep termites at bay. Today, we’ll look at the different kinds of termite control, care of Topbest Philippines.


1. Premise

This innovative termiticide is the creation of Bayer Corporation. Premise is used to control termite infestations around your home. What experts do with Premise after inspecting the area is to evenly spread the odorless mixture on top of the soil. This treatment is called “Lateral Soil Movement”. The use of Premise is recommended for pre- and post-construction.


2. Ceptiva Dust

Produced by Baden Aniline and Soda Factory (BASF), Ceptiva dust guarantees termite colony elimination in just a few weeks! The dust is both a deterrent and pseudo-food source for these insects, the latter being formed by being mixed with a patented microcrystalline cellulose matrix. The dust is inserted into ready-to-use vials, then placed inside termite nest and tubes for swift results. The termites ingest or pass the mixture onto other termites (which are deadly to them either way), eliminating the entire colony in only 2-4 weeks.


3. Termatrac Detection Radar

Another way to deal with termites is to actually find out if these insects are invading your home. Topbest experts accurately pinpoint termite locations with the use of the Termatrac Detection Radar. Using technology similar to radar, this device is able to detect termites through metal, wood, and even cement. This achieved with the use of three high-tech sensors located at the base of the device. Once the termites are found, you can use methods 1 and/or 2 to deal with the infestation.


4. Sentricon

When the termite infestation is too much, it’s time to bring out the big guns: The Sentricon Colony Elimination System. This product set the standard for all other termite protection systems in the market. Before installation, a perimeter is first secured around your house, then an inspection is made to check for termite source points (this can be further verified with the use of the Termatrac detection radar.

Once these points are located, exterminators then drill holes into the earth and install the system. Each capsule is loaded with termiticide that is lethal to burrowing insects. These are then carried to the colony, efficiently eliminating them at the source. Regular inspections are then made to check the progress of the system.

Now you know the 4 different kinds of termite control as utilized by Topbest Termite Control Philippines. If you know of any other kinds of methods you’d like to share or have any comments regarding this article, feel free to sound off in the comments section below.

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