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Will Termite Treatment Kill Other Bugs?

Professional termite treatments are some of the pest control industry’s most advanced, effective treatments. In addition to killing off termite problems, some termite treatments may also be effective in controlling other insects. 

Both liquid termiticides and bait stations contain a strong formula that effectively kills termites. In some instances, they can also kill off other pests (such as ants, beetles, and more). Some termite treatments, however, are formulated to work against termites and should only be relied upon for such.

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Do Termiticides Kill Other Pests?

Most termite treatments offered by professional pest control companies are formulated specifically for wood-destroying pests. Due to their strength, they can possibly affect other pests or bugs present in the home or around the yard. Some of the pests known to be affected by liquid termiticides and bait stations include:

Do Liquid Termiticides and Baiting Systems Kill Other Insects?

Liquid termite treatments are known for being highly effective in killing other pests: beetles, boxelder bugs, centipedes, cockroaches, crickets, earwigs, flies, silverfish, spiders, and many types of ants. This is due to the strength of the formula. But what about baiting systems? Bait stations work to kill carpenter ants, but not much else. This is because bait stations are specifically formulated to work against termites.

Are My Pets Safe Around Termite Treatments?

When it comes to professional termite treatments, your family and pets are completely safe. Your trained exterminator will instruct you after treatment to keep pets away for a period of time. Afterward, there is no reason to worry that your pets will be affected by these treatments.

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