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Here Are the Steps to Termite Colony Elimination

Termites can cause major damage to the structure of your home. Termites live in underground nests that are difficult to treat without professional pest control systems, such as Sentricon Termite Systems. Sentricon is a termite control system that works where termites live, making it an effective tool in eliminating these pests.

How It Works

Sentricon Termite Systems are designed to kill termites underground using bait that is carried to other parts of the nest. Termites can create a nest that covers up to an acre. Within the nesting area, there are many tunnels leading out from the center of the nest. Traditional treatments include using pesticide that is mixed into the soil around homes as a deterrent to infestation.

With traditional treatments, termites could still enter a home undetected because many entrance points are hidden under the foundation of the home. Sentricon bait systems are placed in areas where termites are known to live instead of in the general area surrounding a home. The bait is designed to be carried through the tunnels to effect a significant number of termites. This method is now preferred over traditional barrier systems because less pesticide is needed in addition to being more effective than traditional termite control techniques.

The Benefits of using Sentricon

Sentricon Termite Systems have the advantage of being able to wipe out whole colonies of termites. Since the pesticide is located in underground traps, rather than being mixed in the soil around your home, there is no worry about pesticides effecting your lawn and garden. Additionally, Sentricon bait systems are affordable.

Choosing to have your Sentricon termite systems installed professionally is best. Professional extermination teams can identify the exact location of high traffic areas using test baits made from wood. After active areas have been identified right team will install the appropriate bait as needed. The bait is replaced several times when treating large colonies to maximize the effectiveness of the system.

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