Are Termites Dangerous to Dogs?

We all know that termites can be dangerous to humans. Termites bite and these bites can become infected, and then there is the psychological damage of dealing with termite infestations. In extreme cases, they can cause structural collapse in buildings. But it is not only humans who can suffer from a termite infestation. What about … Read more

Boric Acid for Termites: Does It Work?

The best way to get rid of termite infestations is to call pest control professionals. But some homeowners like to try home remedies and natural solutions for their termite problem. One home remedy that is often talked about is boric acid. Can you really use boric acid for termites? And how effective is it? What … Read more

Can Alcohol Kill Termites?

We all know that alcohol has antimicrobial and disinfectant properties. Because of this, some people try to use alcohol to get rid of home pests — such as termites. But can alcohol kill termites? Yes, alcohol can kill termites. But in general, products found in the home are not 100% effective when it comes to … Read more

Does Boiling Water Kill Termites?

When you read articles online about DIY termite control, you notice that many of them suggest using boiling water. But how effective is it in getting rid of termites? Does boiling water kill termites? Yes, it does. But its effectiveness is very limited… Pros and cons of using boiling water to kill termites Pros Cons … Read more

Your Neighbor is Fumigating — What To Do

You go home from work and you see your neighbor’s home is covered by a huge colorful tent. Well… it’s just about to undergo termite fumigation, a very aggressive but effective way to get rid of termites. But what do you do when your neighbor is fumigating? Should you be concerned? When a neighbor is … Read more

Termite Allergy: Everything You Need to Know

When people hear the word termites, “structural damage” is usually the first thing that pops into their heads. That makes a lot of sense, considering that termites cause billions of dollars in structural damage each year. But don’t forget that termites can be hazardous to your health as well. There is such a thing as … Read more

Does Salt Kill Termites?

Some people want to try natural solutions for their termite problems. They may simply prefer a natural remedy to the problem, or perhaps they want to save money — who knows? Many websites have taken advantage of this need for natural solutions and have suggested many that, sadly, do not usually work. One of the … Read more

Can Baking Soda Kill Termites?

People have always been keen to try DIY and natural approaches when it comes to pest control. And termites are no exception… And one of the many natural termite control methods you see online is the use of baking soda (sodium bicarbonate). But can baking soda really kill termites? The answer is no and we … Read more