Termite Control Johannesburg is a specialist field of expertise Johannesburg Pest Control are proud to provide to our customers. Termites, depending of species have the ability to cause extensive damage to furniture, tools and in many instances structural timber. Termites may cause such extensive damage to structural timber in your roof or floor space they could render your home uninhabitable.
Johannesburg Pest Control has the answer to all your Termite Control Johannesburg needs. Our specialist team of technicians based right here in Johannesburg can identify the species of termites, track their potential movements and determine their nest site. Our Expert Termite Exterminators will do all the above and furthermore treat any level of infestation no matter the size.
Termite Control Johannesburg is necessary for Subterranean Termites throughout greater Johannesburg.
Subterranean Termites are the main culprits when it comes to severe structural damage to timber. These organisms actually pack mud around the object they harvest. In many instances an unsuspecting person would say, pick up a spade with a wooden handle just to find the wood has been destroyed by the termites.
The Termite Control Johannesburg team deal with the following species of subterranean termites of a regular basis. This list may not be full but covers the basis and common Termite species that infest homes throughout Johannesburg.
Neotermes – Damp Wood Termite Control Johannesburg
- Neotermes is a Damp-wood termite, much similar to the Cryptotermes. Unlike many other termites these do not need to make nests in soil and lack any complex nesting system. These termites can survive dry conditions and absorb moisture from the wood they consume and live in. Unlike other termites with a Castle Structure, these Termites have no true workers and their social structure is fairly flexible.
Coptotermes – Subterranean Termite Control Johannesburg
- Formosan Subterranean Termite (Family: Coptotermes) – These are often called Super Termites. These are the most invasive termite species that are spread world wide. These are possibly the most fast destroying termite on this list. Their colonies usually contain several million individuals that can completely destroy a structure within only a few months. A developed colony can consume up to a half a kilogram of wood per day. Once a colony is fully developed 100% Termite Control is very rare and extremely specialist.
Cryptotermes – Indian Dry Wood Termite Control Johannesburg
- West Indian Dry-wood Termite (Family: Cryptotermes) These termites can live exclusively within wooden furniture and other structures. They build their colonial nests within timber containing chambers for raring young. These termite are very slow moving as they have shorter limbs like their underground-dwelling counter parts. Apart from the termites that play a role in reproduction all other classes are blind..
There are a number of ways in which one can prevent a Termite infestation in Johannesburg below are a few of the more recognized and practiced method carried out by our Termite Control Johannesburg field experts.
Termite Treatment methods here in Johannesburg
Soil Poisoning and Pre-Construction treatments by Termite Control Johannesburg
Soil Poisoning is a necessary evil here in Johannesburg. Its a process by which our teams dig trenches and drill holes. We inject a specialist chemical that saturates the surface soil. The chemical particles cling to the soil and sand preventing any ground dwelling Insects including Termites and Ants from setting up shop underneath the your homes foundation.
Drill and Inject timber treatments by Termite Control Johannesburg
A similar principal as the above treatment. A drill and Inject timber treatment is where our experts drill two thirds of the depth of a piece of timber, 15cm – 20cm apart and inject an Insecticidal Wood Treatment. The chemical saturates solid wood, the carrier dissipates leaving behind a residual that will kill Termites and other Wood destroying organisms on contact.
Residual spray treatments by our Termite Control Johannesburg Experts
This is generally a simple and straightforward treatment. A residual Spray Treatment is where our trained field staff apply a highly synthesized residual termitacide for untreated exposed timber. The nature of the chemical allows it to penetrate deeply thus leaving a Termite deadly treatment behind.
Termite Control Johannesburg is a specialist field and its best to contact a reputable exterminator, this saves you money and guarantees results.
At Pest Control Johannesburg we understand the urgency of successful Termite Control Johannesburg. With the structural timber damage, potential damage from falling trees and visual damage its essential its done right the first time.
Our staff are specialized in all species of termites and treats each colony / situation individually. If you suspect any Termite damage in or around your Johannesburg home please do not hesitate to give us a call. Free no obligation quotations for any Pest related issue be it Pest Control, Bird Proofing or even entomological inspections.