Treating the Mighty Termites in Pakistan

Treating the Mighty Termites in Pakistan

Termites outweigh the total human mass on planet Earth! Yes you heard it. Reason being that almost every young termite queen lays an egg every 3 seconds for a total period of 15 years. Not only are they abundant in number but very organized as well. Termites have separate and well-defined colonies with specified jobs for workers, soldiers and ‘alates’ which are young termites capable of reproducing. They work non-stop day and night to build mounds as tall as 9 m.

Termites are classified with respect to two basic characteristics i.e. nesting and feeding behavior. General classification groups include subterranean, soil-dwelling, drywood, dampwood and grass-eating termites. They tend to consume cellulose in several forms as plant fibre. Among these subterranean and drywoods termites mainly cause damage to household. Most common habitat of termites in found underground.

Since wood is the ultimate diet for termites therefore they tend to take it back from you while posing a serious property and financial loss. Imagine you build a house of your dreams with an expensive wood work and furniture. In a matter of days your wooden items start to vanish due to a well synchronized attack by termites.

To secure yourself and your property one needs to be well-armed against termites. As termites live in soil therefore it is necessary that you make a soil barrier which was difficult to do earlier. Fortunately in Pakistan Urban Pest Management provides extensive termite treatment to safeguard you and your property. Urban Pest Management is well-equipped with world class technology and equipment for treating these harmful pests. Specialized Wheel Barrows with injection generators make the application of termiticide easy and effective. Branded Drill Machines in the hands of Urban Pest Management team makes the soil treatment of post construction no longer difficult.

Termite Treatment is divided in two main categories i.e. pre construction and post construction. In pre-construction termiticides are applied where soil comes in contact with concrete to create a soil barrier. This procedure involves the soil treatment of all three stages i.e.

  • Foundation Stage
  • Backfill Soil
  • Flooring

Post-Construction Termite Treatment Methods

i.) Drilling Process (vertical chemical barrier):

A vertical chemical barrier will be established at ground floor by drilling in the floor and injecting the termiticide solution. The objective of treatment is, any termite worker going up into the building or coming back to the colony have to cross the barrier. When the termiticide touches the body of the termite, they got killed & building is saved from further termite damage. Hole size ½” Diameter and 2 ft. deep.

ii.) Wood Treatment:

All wooden fixtures (door & window frames, false ceiling, paneling etc.) will be treated with the chemical solution to avoid termite damage. The termiticide solution will be poured behind the wooden fixtures by removing the paneling and by injecting the termiticide beneath the frames

iii.) Concealed wiring treatment:

In most of the cases, termites travel in between the colony and the building through electricity wiring. To check the movement, an oil-based solution will be poured in all sockets at ground level.

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