Drywood Termites colonize in dry timbers such as those typically used to construct homes and other structures; hence the name Drywood Termites.
There are several treatment methods for the eradication of Drywood Termites.
- Tent Fumigation
- Thermal Heat
- Localized Chemical Treatment
- Localized Non-Chemical (Orange Oil) Treatment
Homeowners can identify a Drywood Termite infestation by looking for some common tell-tale signs such as termites, fecal pellets, or damaged wood members.
Subterranean Termites colonize in the soil and can be found in homes as far away as a quarter mile from their underground nest. These termites infest homes using mud tunnels they construct to travel through.
The treatment for subterranean termites involves treating the soil with a termiticide and the homeowner typically has two options:
- Localized treatment of the noted area(s) of infestation
- Full structure treatment which includes soil treatment around the entire perimeter of the structure, and treatment of other key areas where termites can enter the structure such as expansion jonits in slab areas, bath traps, etc.
Homeowners can identify subterranean termite infestations by looking for tell-tale signs such as termites, mud tubes which the termites use to travel through. and swarm out of