Termite Control / Treatments
For most of us, our home is the biggest investment we will make in our lifetime. Leaving termite control up to chance may not be the best way to protect that investment. If you are going to protect your home against termite infestation, then, naturally, we need to answer the question of “How much will a termite treatment cost?” The cost of Termite treatments can vary greatly with many factors, including house size, number of bath traps, amount of concrete in contact with the residence, etc... Because of this we require a FREE on-site consultation to provide the most accurate pricing possible.
Choices in Termite Treatments for Your Home
Soil pre-treatment: As the name suggests, a soil treatment is the application of liquid termiticide to the ground beneath the footprint of the home. This approach is effective because it kills termites and creates a very effective and relatively long-lasting barrier around and beneath your home. A soil treatment is performed by mixing the appropriate proportions of liquid termiticide and water. It takes gallons and gallons of each to treat the surface area adequately and penetrate the soil. The ultimate goal is to have the ground completely soaked with this mixture. As you might guess, the time that it takes to complete the treatment is directly proportional to the size of the house.
Structural wood treatment (Borate Treatment): These are performed by treating the wooden framing of a house between 2 to 4 feet up the wall before drywall and insulation is placed. The sprayed product deeply penetrates and protects the wood and therefore eliminates it as a food source for the termites. Structural wood treatments are performed much later in the construction process than soil treatments because the framing must be in place. The best part of a structural wood treatment via Bora-Care is that we can offer termite warranty as a result of this single treatment (as long as you agree to continue with annual termite inspections).
Liquid perimeter treatment: Liquid termite treatment is the most common method for eliminating termites. It's highly effective and can be used as a total perimeter barrier or a spot treatment. When used as a perimeter treatment liquid termite treatments create a barrier around the perimeter of a home's foundation, and it kills the termites after they pass through it and take it back to the colony.
Benefits of Liquid Treatment:
This treatment offers quick mortality for termites that come into contact with the treated barrier.
It's excellent for treating all subterranean termites.
The product is residual, offering subterranean termite defense into the future.
The treatment is discrete, without bait stations in the turf.
Termite bait stations: This form of treatment can be used for both active termite infestations as well as a way to monitor and prevent termites from invading your home. These stations are placed around the perimeter of your home and require minimal digging and soil displacement. These stations will be inspected for termite activity and replaced if needed.
Benefits of Bait Stations:
It's an effective treatment for termite control and termite prevention for subterranean termites.
The termite control product is confined to the bait station, making it a "green" approach to termite control.
The treatment has a negligible impact on the environment or your lawn and landscaping.
Bait stations are odorless.
There's no drilling into your concrete.