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How Do I Get Rid of Termites?

Termites are one of the most challenging pests to eliminate. They tunnel deep into wooden structures where they can remain hidden for years, causing damage the entire time. While DIY methods might be enough for some other types of pests, you should always work with a pest professional to get rid of termites. Without their tools and expertise, it’s almost impossible to completely eradicate a termite colony.

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Can I Get Rid of Termites On My Own?

Essential oils, DIY termite traps, boric acid, heat treatments… If you look up homemade termite treatments, you’re sure to find hundreds of ideas like these online. While these tips can be very handy in preventing termites from accessing your home, they won’t do much against an active infestation. To get rid of termites that have already taken over your property, you’re going to need more intensive treatments and expert guidance.

How Do Professional Termite Treatments Work?

At Arrow Exterminating, we’re committed to using the industry’s best tools and techniques to quickly and safely eliminate pests. That’s why we primarily use one of two treatment options when dealing with a termite infestation:

  • Bait Stations: These contain chemicals that are highly attractive to termites, but that stop the termite’s life cycle. Bait stations work over time by preventing the insects from growing or reproducing, killing the colony over time. 
  • Liquid Termiticides: These use a low-odor but potent solution to provide long-term termite protection; some treatments even last over a decade. Termiticides work by contaminating the insects with a chemical that they carry back to the nest, essentially infecting the entire colony like a virus. 

In addition to these treatment options, we also implement a variety of all-natural termite prevention tactics. That way, once the infestation is fully gone, you won’t have to worry about termites returning to your property in the future.

Get Long-Term Termite Control

Discovering signs of termite activity on your property can be stressful, but Arrow Exterminating is here to help! Our licensed exterminators have been serving Long Island since 1947. With our years of local experience, we know the best ways to quickly get rid of termites and prevent them from coming back. We work with you to create customized treatment plans that are tailored to your unique situation.

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