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Local pest control service providers use cheap chemicals that only repel termites and cause them to spread further while damaging your property. Hicare uses non-repellent chemical that kills even the last termite present in the premises.
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All thanks to the HiCare technicians I finally came to know that the furniture in my house was not affected by termite but it was wood borer. After the wood borer service today my furniture is absolutely safe.
Shebu Sengupta, Kolkata
Meet the Wood borer
Wood borers belong to the family of beetles whose larval or adult forms eat and destroy wood. They are important in the turnover of trees by culling weak trees, thus allowing new growth to occur, but in homes they can cause severe damage to furniture. They are commonly detected a few years after new construction. Wood Borers turn wood into a mass of wood dust. The tiny pin hole in a wooden surface is a symptom of wood borer attack. Wood borer infestations are far more likely to happen in areas with high humidity, such as poorly-ventilated crawl spaces.
How do I eliminate Wood borers permanently?
Treatment of timbers to remove borer infestation is the same for whichever species is present. You must treat any wood with solvent based insecticidal bored fluid. For best result on how to get rid of wood beetles solvent based insecticide using turpentine also prevents adults laying eggs on the surface. In normal circumstances this will protect the wood for many years. The solvent used to carry insecticide deep into the timber will leave a solvent smell for some days. Ventilation will help to dissipate the odor. It is best to leave this to HICARE expert. Inject flight holes in painted, varnished or polished timbers with aerosol injection fluid. This comes supplied with a nozzle for fitting into the fight holes. The aerosol forces insecticide into the labyrinth created by the borer larva, killing any larva in the labyrinth or nearby. It also prevents adult beetles laying eggs in the flight hole. Borer prefers timber that has some moisture in it. They love the monsoon dampness. Check for plumbing leaks and unblocks all air vents. Check for leaks in the roof and if you have old terracotta or concrete tiles. These can act like sponges soaking up water.
Wood borers: Did you know how scary they are?
Woodworm is the collective name for the larval stage of certain wood boring beetles – it doesn’t actually refer to a specific species. The pests are seasonal like other pests, and the woodworm season usually runs from May to October. The monsoon with closed windows; dampness and moisture is perfect from them. Woodworm attack internal and external timber, both as a source of food and as their home. They also enjoy nibbling wood in from windows to chairs for tables. The larvae spend roughly 3.5 to 4 years beneath the surface of the timber eating wood, slowly increasing in size. Once the larvae have evolved into a beetle, it will bite its way through the surface of the timber, creating the recognizable small holes. Wood boring beetles are attracted to light and can often be found near windowsills, windows or around loft hatches. Woodworm can be picky and have preferences for certain types of wood. Woodworm problems can be very serious (as they love wooden beans and door-frames) cases, could lead to the failure of the structure of a building. You certainly don’t want your house failing down.
Benefits of Hicare Wood borer Pest Control
Wood boring beetles treatment and elimination is an expert’s job and requires extensive inspection. You can’t really assess the damage by yourself. Once the infestation is identified, HICARE uses special syringes to inject Wood Preservative chemicals into the holes made by the wood borers to combat the wood borer infestation in your wooden furniture. We also spray these chemicals that contain a petroleum base to prevent further damage. HICARE’S chemicals are approved by the Central Insecticide Board for best results and safety. Our good name is your guarantee. A professional pest control company will make sure that there is no mess after the application of the medicine something which local competitors won’t offer. We at Hicare, make sure that we provide the best solution on how to get rid of wood borer. The usual exterminators or pest control services will just come to your home, spray deadly chemicals and leave, but we at Hicare will not only help you get rid of wood borers but also provide you with important information about pests in your home as well as tips for preventing future infestations.
Don't DIY: Give professional a try
Using a professional pest control service is the most effective way to remedy wood borer problem from your property. Our expert trained and verified can provide effective and targeted pest control solutions tailored to your requirements. Treatment includes the control of any potential breeding sites and we will advise on actions to take accordingly. When a wood borer infestation is left untreated they can develop into a serious issue, such as damaging wooden floors, doors and furniture, therefore a proper waste disposal process and sanitation is required to reduce infestation. The wood borer can easily spread from an infected piece to the rest of your wooden furniture, so you have to stop borers from spreading. DIY may just treat the surface, so that the borer problem spreads undetected.
"Prevention is the best management for wood – infesting beetles."
Inspect timber and wood products when selecting, if possible or when delivered to your home for infestation holes.
Use wood that has been kiln or air dried to reduce moisture as that is favorable to wood-infesting beetles.
Firewood should be debarked, split (to speed drying), and stored away from structures.
Reduce moisture inside the home with proper ventilation, drainage and dehumidifiers.
Treat unfinished wood with a borate product (solvent based insecticide before sealing) to prevent damage from wood-destroying organisms.
Infested branches or limbs of trees outdoors can be turned.