Treatment & Prevention
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Termites are a damaging pest that can extensively destroy the structure of a building if not managed or controlled by qualified pest professionals. Through our professional and well-trained staff, McDonald Pest control plays an effective role in providing safe termite control in Pinellas County. Termites are known for their damaging effects on wooden structures and construction.
The Sentricon System is the number one brand in termite protection. It is the first baiting system to eliminate termites at the source. Using Scientifically Engineered bait to naturally enter the termite colonies food chain, the queen and her entire colony are decimated. It begins working immediately if visible, active termites feed. Call today to get your home protection.
Chemical soil treatment applications can be applied to the round around and under the structure using high volumes of termiticide to saturate the soil. This treatment works by creating a barrier to prevent termites from traveling through the soil and up the footings of your property.
Although this treatment can be successful, it is best used with a baiting system such as Sentricon Always Active. Call us to find out how you can treat and protect your home from subterranean termites today.
All buildings are required to have pre-construction subterranean termites. McDonald Pest Control provides new construction pre and post treatments along with the certificate of treatment the same day. Call now to schedule your new construction pretreatment.
In cases where Subterranean termites have been identified in one particular part of the construction, spot treating these areas can be applied. Treatments target only the area of activity and do not guarantee your entire structure is termite free. Call to request your free consultation to determine if spot treatment is an option for you.
Drywood Termite Services
To eliminate a structure of Dry Wood Termites, Tent Fumigation is a 100% effective and safe solution. Vikane / Sulfuryl Flouride has been used for over 40 years for exterminating Dryw Wood Termites. If you having signs of termite activity, call us today and stop the destruction of your property now.
Spot treatments target a single area of Dry Wood Termite activity. Although this option is successful, it is not a guarantee that the entire structure is termite free. To find out if Spot Treatment is the answer for you, call today.
Termiticide applications in attics do provide another level of treatment and protection. McDonald Pest Control has treatment options available. To find out more, call our office today.
McDonald Pest Control offers heat treatments as a form of treatment. This is a specialized treatment option that is done on a case by case basis. To find out if you are eligible for heat treatment for Dry Wood Termites, call our office to schedule your inspection today.
Termites Cause Destruction
Termites can cause thousands of dollars in destruction. They appear as tiny insects but reproduce quickly which means an infestation can appear in a very short amount of time. It is so important to catch the signs before severe structural damage occurs. Become proactive by learning the signs of termites to protect your investment before its too late.
Signs of Termites
- Mud tubes
- Small piles of feces (may look like sawdust or coffee grounds)
- Discarded wings
- Darkening or blistering of wood structures
What Attracts Termites?
Subterranean Termites need moisture as they are always at risk of drying out. This is why they live in the soil. Standing water in or around your home’s foundation creates an attractive environment for these termites. Leaky pipes also create opportunities for termites infestation. Avoid piling wood on moist ground. Small steps you can take to protect your property.
Proactive Prevention Steps
- Wood to ground contact
- Cracks in Structures
- Leaky pipes, improper drainage
Sentricon: Treat & Protect
Unlike other termite products which only target individual termites, Sentricon is the environmentally responsible system that eradicates the entire termite colony. Sentricon has been eliminating termite colonies for decades and has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award due to its low impact on the environment.
- Always Actively working
- No Mess Termite Solution
- Treats & Protects Year around
- Transferable to new owner