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Biodiesel fuels is an emerging technology which some hope will eliminate the need for fossil fuels. Something found in the hindguts of a termite might help to revolutionize this industry into termite biodiesel fuels.
***image2***Termite protection is a subjective term used by many pest management firms. Before signing an agreement you need to clearly understand what the pest control company means by œprotection and what their warranty covers. Buyer beware!
Drywood termites don't require a moisture source, so the homeowner does not usually know they are there doing their damage unless they swarm. It requires a pest control professional to do the inspection.
Liquid termite barrier treatments work great, but what happens if the soil is too wet to accept the chemical? Know the label rules so you can be sure you are getting what you paid for.
When treating the soil for termites you must make considerations if water wells are nearby. Termiticides are not supposed to move (translocate), but water well contamination is a distinct possibility.
Learn the kind of lumber that is rated the most termite resistant wood. What kind of wood was used in the construction of your home?
Formosan termites are sometimes called œthe super termite because they build larger colonies and do more damage than other species of termites found in the US.
***image3***There are numerous types of termite treatment options available to consumers including conventional liquid treatments, baits, gels, heat treatments and more. So, how do you decide what's best?
***image3***Home inspections for real estate transactions provide only a best-guess report as to whether termites are present. There are new termite inspection tools that can tell you what is hiding behind walls and ceilings.
***image2***Whether you are the buyer or seller of a home it is a foregone conclusion that you will have a home inspector check your property for the presence of termites. That termite inspection is supposed to give some warranty that the property is, in fact, free of active termites. The fact is, no one call tell you for sure if termites are or are not present.
***image4***Knowing the difference between flying ants vs termites can save you a lot of money. Treatments for flying ants usually costs considerably less money than a termite treatment.
***image2***Termite swarms happen so fast and the number of swarming termites is so great that it is an experience you are unlikely to forget.
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