Termite Local Treatment

Termite Spot Treatment

Termite Local Treatment In Los Angeles

Also serving Orange county, San Fernando Valley, Riverside & San Bernardino Counties

Depending on accessibility, localized or "spot" treatments are perfect for exterminating isolated infestations of termites. After a complete inspection of your home is completed, our termite inspector will recommend the best type of treatment suited to the structure. We offer both full structure tent fumigation as a primary recommendation or secondary alternative treatments should termites be directly accessible.

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Secondary Treatment Options For Termites

There are several alternative methods of localized termite spot treatments, transferable termiticides, residual termiticides, borate treatments, foaming penetrants, heat treatments, microwaves and electricity. In certain situations, such as controlling Subterranean termites, drilling and treating or rod and trench applications of repellent termiticide barriers are the only choice for continuing control. Depending on the application, there are two types of termiticides used for control, repellent and non-repellent termiticides. Repellent termiticides form a repellent barrier which prevents termites from entering the structure. Non repellent termiticides are non detectable to termites and rely on termite activity to eliminate infestations.

There are several secondary treatment options for Drywood termites. Non-repellent, transferable termiticides allow termites to penetrate treated areas where they contact the active termiticide. The termiticide is then carried on the termite’s body into the colony, spreading to other termites like a virus. Borate treatments and foaming penetrants soak into the wood members and leave behind residual termiticides, killing the termites. If you are interested in tent-less termite control, call Pest Innovations, our termite inspection specialists will be more than happy to explain secondary treatments for your structure.

Non Repellent Local Treatments

Non-repellent termiticides stop termite feeding within hours of exposure. The first termites to come into contact with the treatment are exposed through contact and ingestion and carry it to the colony on their bodies to affect other unexposed termites. Delayed toxicity means exposed termites that have stopped feeding can still walk, groom and aggregate in groups for an extended period of time, allowing treatment to further spread among colony members. Non-repellent termiticies controls termites in less than three months and provides long-lasting residual structural protection.

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Signs Of Termite Activity

Most termite species live underground. They seek moisture and position themselves near or underneath the foundation of your home. Common signs of an infestation include:

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Kick Out Holes - As termites tunnel through wood, they use kick out holes to discard fecal pellets and frass.

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Pellets - Termites remove waste as they tunnel, creating small mounds of fecal pellets underneath kick out holes.

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Weakened Wood - Long, thin cracks and sagging can mean wood has been hollowed out by termites.

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Mud Tubes - These pencil-width paths lead from the nest to your home. Check the surrounding land, outer foundation wall, any crawl spaces and your basement.

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Swarms - Reproductive termites will swarm primarily between spring and early summer depending on location. Check for this type of termite and the wings they shed. Shed wings can often be found near windowsills, as winged termites are attracted to light.

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Conducive Conditions - Termites are attracted to certain conditions that help assist their development. Look for wood in direct contact with soil, and high moisture in and around your home. Correct these conditions to prevent further termite entry into your home.

Termite Inspection

Pest Innovations offers free Termite Inspections to home owners, HOAs, Property Management and business owners and there is a nominal fee for Escrow Termite Reports. We also offer yearly termite treatment control services. For more information about our termite treatments, call today!

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Termite Warranty

Both termites swarm in the Los Angeles area all year long. We offer a 2 year warranty on all whole-structure termite treatments. To prevent termites from returning, we also offer continuing protection plans. A technician will regularly inspect to your property for termites and apply preventative treatments where neccessary.

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Get Rid Of Your Pests Today

Pest Innovations is happy to customize a regularly scheduled service for your home based on your needs and budget. We offer weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, bi-monthly and quarterly services. If you’re interested in our residential pest control services, call Pest Innovations today!

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