It can be more than a nuisance to have an insect in your home. Insect invasion, such as a termite infestation, can prove cost in that you will not only lose furniture but compromise the structural integrity of your home. Termite control can be tricky. There are a few proven home remedies to help keep termites at bay.

Orange oil extract provides an efficient home remedy against termites. It will keep dry wood termites in contact and has been an effective solution for eliminating dry wood colonies that have infested limit areas, such as furniture. Orange oil can be applied directly to the wood surface, or into holes drilled into the wood, injecting the grease into the empty spaces.

Another home remedy for getting rid of termites is neem oil, which safe and nontoxic for home use. Neem oil is effective at getting rid of wood termites. It acts as an insect growth regulator and prevents molting, leading to death. They will also stop laying eggs. To use it, place neem oil on a cotton ball and apply onto infested wood or furniture. They will ingest the oil and die. Make sure to use as many times as needed to get rid of all termites. Borax can get rid of subterranean termites, while diatomaceous earth will get eliminate dry wood termites.

Image guide of using wet cardboard trap to get rid of termites. If a termite infestation is limited one piece of furniture, you can place it outside in direct sunlight. Keep the furniture in the sun for three to five days. You can also put a wet cardboard box next to the infested area and wait for the termites to being to colonize and feed on the table. Then, remove the box carefully and burn it.

Home remedies aside, it is always best to contact your local pest control services. Although it is helpful to have an effective home remedy at your fingertips, full termination should require the work of a trained professional. If you want to rid your home of those pesky guests, a qualified professional is required.

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Bug Guys Services has been your number one pest control experts for over 20 years. We provide pest control, rodent and termite extermination, animal trapping, as well as scorpion, bee and wasp extermination. We do not rest until the job is done, meaning no more bugs, and pride ourselves on being affordable every step of the way.


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