Out of all the ways to get rid of termites it seems that we get people writing us most often about treatment and prevention methods they can do themselves.
Although in most cases it is best to let a professional treat termite infestations within your home or structure some people prefer to tackle these pests by themselves. You may live out in the boonies where you do not have access to pest control or you may be strapped for cash. Whatever the reason here is the scoop on Do-It-Yourself options.
WARNING: Not All Termite Infestations Can Be Eradicated Via DIY Termite Treatment
If you decide to try to cut down on the price of your termite treatment by attempting some of these “do it yourself alternatives” then please just understand the effectiveness of such methods and the risk you face of not adequately exterminating or preventing an infestation if you do not properly execute the treatment methods. If you have not read our article about understanding all the costs associated with different termite treatments.
DIY Termite Treatment FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
- What is the difference between do-it-yourself termite treatment and professional termite control? What exactly are DIY termite treatments?
- Who can do DIY treatment?
- What kind of do it yourself termite control products work well? And how do they work?
- What are the best DIY termite treatments?
- How long do they last?
- Are the chemicals dangerous? Which method is the safest?
- Is Do-it-Yourself termite control effective for spot treatment?
- Is do it yourself termite treatment a good idea?
- Which DIY method is the cheapest?
- Which method is the quickest?
- Which Do-It-Yourself control method is the most effective?
- Which method is the longest lasting? Do any help protect from re-infestations?
- Which DIY method is the easiest to implement?
- Which DIY method is the best for drywood termites?
- What other tools, materials, or equipment will I need?
- What are some DIY strategies and methods that make sense?
- Which DIY treatment is best for subterranean termites?
- Do do-it-yourself termite baits work?
- How to kill and get rid of termites by yourself?
- Is it possible to treat for drywood termites by yourself?
- Is it possible to treat for subterranean termites by yourself?
- How much money can I save by doing this myself?
- How do I know for sure if my DIY termite treatment worked?
- How can I prevent termite infestations by myself?
- What DIY termite treatment products work best?
- What DIY termiticide works best?
- Is it okay to do Pre Construction Termite Treatment Myself?
The first step of DIY termite control and treatment is learning to identify the signs of termites and then do your own inspection in order to find out the extent of the infested area.
Here are some nice tips and additional resources for controlling termites.