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Old 05-08-2018, 01:25 PM
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So, if I were to have drywood termites, what would my options be ? Any pest control contractors in Boca that I should be talking to? Any I should avoid?
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Old 05-08-2018, 04:04 PM
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Whole house? Drywoods only? Tenting. But i'll defer to Sneaky if he speaks up.
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Old 05-08-2018, 04:17 PM
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Whole house? Drywoods only? Tenting. But i'll defer to Sneaky if he speaks up.
small section, drywood only according to inspecctor. Whole house tent or spot treat.
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small section, drywood only according to inspecctor. Whole house tent or spot treat.
They're often hard to spot treat. I've got the same issue with 1 glulam beam.
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I’ve alwasy really wondered about spot treating.

We just always plan on renting every 7-8 years.
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My house is getting tented on Friday. We are using Revenge out of WPB. Decent pricing. Pain in the ass.
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Drywood termites cause serious damage to wooden structures and they often create colonies in wood. One best way to hire Pest control services and get rid of from termites.
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Old 01-09-2019, 10:13 PM
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While surfing the Internet I found that Termite Control New Castle CA provides the service to permanently get rid of from these termites. Orange oil treatment is the method they have adopted. Orange oil is the renewable source which comes from Oranges. This method does not have any side effects as it comes naturally. This will definitely help you to fight with the termites and will also give a thorough inspection as damage is often extensive.
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Spot treating does not work. Reason being there are usually termites in other places you have not seen and Spot treating is very localized (injected into Visible tracks only.
We Had this done by the company we had a policy with. After 2 spot treatments, they tented the house (problem solved)
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Old 01-10-2019, 05:26 AM
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So, if I were to have drywood termites, what would my options be ? Any pest control contractors in Boca that I should be talking to? Any I should avoid?
I just had my house done in Dec. with Dead Bug Edwards they were very professional & not expensive. 954 583-7766
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Old 01-10-2019, 06:19 PM
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I can't tell you who to call in Boca but I can tell you that drywood termites swarm every year. Our drywood termite plan is to have a renewable contract with a pest control company. What has worked for us was to lay bare all the wood/trusses in the attic space by removing all the insulation. Every inch of every piece of wood was sprayed and resprayed until it would not soak up any more poison. We then replaced our insulation with a type that has pesticide in it. The rest of home is concrete and steel. This has worked for us. Now, when the drywoods swarm they leave our house and move on to a more tasty target.

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Old 01-12-2019, 10:24 AM
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Just completed having my home tenting with Terminix. It was a 2-day/night project. The biggest pain was removing the food from the refrigerator and deep freeze to bring over a friend's house. My wife did not want to double-bag and leave her cosmetics as well as the dry goods, so that was another five storage bins. I have a screened patio, so the screening that abuts the roof needed to be pulled back.

At the completion of the work, you really need to clean the house due to fumes and dust that gets in the air from the fans the company uses.

It's a PIA but needed if you ever decide to sell the house, you can present the certification to the buyer.
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