Did you know that a termite colony can consume up to 460 kilos of wood per year? Now imagine the damage they can do to your home!
Subterranean termites (lucifugus reticulitermes) are one of the most common and the ones that cause the most damage to homes.
At the of all plagues we want your home to be protected, so we share 4 tips to keep them away.
To best apply these tips, we first need to understand the habits of termites.
Subterranean termites live in colonies underground, creating a complex system of saliva and mud tunnels to move around in search of food.
They usually feed on wooden structures without disturbing the surface, so they are not identified until the damage is severe.
During the search for food they also damage materials such as plaster, plastic, aluminum and cement. Now do you understand why it’s important not to have them as guests in your home?
Tips to keep termites away
- Fix water leaks since they depend on moisture to survive, don’t think twice and fix the leaks!
- make periodic inspections🇧🇷 Examine wooden frames, window guards and door frames, remember: inspection is the best prevention.
- If you have firewood stored, stack the pieces away from inside your house🇧🇷
- install physical barrierssuch as stainless steel mesh, sand barriers in the prevention and control of subterranean termites.
Finally, use insecticides that provide total protection to your home, such as Brido 200 FW, a highly effective insecticide to control and prevent the appearance of these insects.
Brido 200 FW is used in pre-construction, post-construction and wood treatment with pressurized or direct spray equipment.
Don’t let termites take over your home and scare them away with the Brido 200 FW, order online!