Learning About Natural Pest Control

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Get A Handle On Your Termite Problem

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There are pests that can cause a great deal of damage to a home, and none more so than termites. A termite attacks wood with a vengeance, and can thus do a great deal of damage to the infrastructure of you home. While termites do a great deal of damage, it does need to be addressed that you can prevent or fight back against termites. This article is going to outline just a few of the best ways to fight against termites.

Prevention

One of the best ways to deal with termites is to make your home as unappealing as possible. You are going to want to prevent a termite from ever reaching your home. There are a few ways that you can do this. The first thing that you are going to want to do is to remove any downed shrubs or foliage. It is nice to have plants next to your home because they do add a great deal of curb appeal, but make sure that those plants are at least a few feet away from the foundation of your home. The downed shrubs and foliage will be a magnet for those little wood eating pests. Remember that termites live in the soil, so make sure that you do not bury any wood near your home. Do not ever use wood mulch for your home, because this will be a food source for termites. 

Killing Termites

If you do find that you have a problem with termites, you are going to want to take action as soon as possible. One of the very best things that you can do is to find any crack or hole in your foundation and fill it. You may also want to consider digging up the dirt that is around your home, so you can fill the cracks that are exposed to the termites underground. Also, you may want to consider using diatomaceous earth to kill the termites. Sprinkle this on the inside of your home around the foundation.

Get Professional Help

Termites are not something to take lightly, and if you find that you can't get a handle on the problem, you are going to want to call a professional technician. They will be able to trace the termites back to the source and often target killing the queen. They can also kill the termites that are currently in your home. Do not ever hesitate to take action when it comes to termites. Contact a company like Fowler Pest Control to learn more.

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21 March 2017