Identify what species of termite your house is infected with. The most common type of termite is the subterranean termite, which have black bodies and white wings. The drywood termite can also infest a house, and they are identified by a red body. Since each type of termite requires a separate kind of treatment, identifying which is vital.
Apply a liquid chemical barrier around your house that will either kill or repel termites entering or leaving. One such chemical is Premise 2 and it can be purchased on pest control websites. Follow the instructions on the chemical label as closely as possible when applying the chemical barrier.
Apply a termite detector station near the colony which will be used by the termites as a food source that can be monitored. Once the feeding cycle with the colony has been established on the detector station, place a specialized toxic substance near or inside the detector station. This will kill off all the worker termites and cause the colony to starve and die out. The detector station and specialized toxic substances can also be purchased on pest control websites.
Things You Will Need
- Specialized termiticide chemicals
- Termite detector station
- Specialized toxic substance
- The best way to deal with a termite infestation is to contact professional pest control.