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

Does Vinegar Kill Termites?

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Many people with termite infestations want to solve their termite problem themselves. They are reluctant to get help from pest control professionals. One of the most popular home remedies for getting rid of termites is vinegar… But does vinegar kill termites? How to use vinegar to get rid of termites Yes, vinegar does kill termites. … Read more

Does Termite Fumigation Ruin Stuff?

Termite fumigation is one of the most effective ways to get rid of termites. In this termite control method, your home is covered with a massive ‘tent’ and then bombed with a fumigant gas that will seep into the most inaccessible parts of your home — killing all of the termites. But since the method … Read more

Is Termite Tenting Dangerous for Neighbors?

Termite tenting is one of the most effective termite treatments out there. As the name suggests, with this method, the termite-infested home is covered by a large ‘tent’ and then pumped full of fumigant gas. This gas will seep through every nook and cranny of the home to kill termites. But the question is, isn’t … Read more