Author Archive | Chris Sands

Safe Termite Protection-Non Toxic Options

Often, when people think of termite protection, they think of toxic chemicals, applied in massive amounts to their property. While this may only be partially true, chemical soil treatments are coming under the scrutiny of environmentalists more and more. Large volumes of synthetic chemicals injected into the ground just sounds like an environmental disaster, and […]

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Don’t buy Termite baits until you’ve read this…

Don’t buy termite baits until you’ve read this simple explanation of what you are buying…and what you want to protect. Most termite baits are made out of the same materials your home is built out of-Timber. In ground termite baits are commonly installed in the grounds around the exterior of your home, in an attempt […]

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The best DIY Termite Baits-Guide

In this guide to the best DIY Termite Baits, I’m going to fall back to the products used in the field every day, by termite professionals. Since the inception of termite baiting, there were many experiments and trials undertaken with multiple products. Many products were successful during trials and made it through to the mainstream […]

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Termicure 'Active' Packs contain the solution to the DIY Termite Baiting Scam with Sentricon 'Always Active' Rods

The reason DIY Termite Baits don’t work…

It’s a good scam by the manufacturers of DIY Termite Baits, but there is a good reason that most DIY Termite baits don’t work… They are simply not professional grade products, which are used in everyday termite management. Professionals don’t use DIY products, they use professional products such as Sentricon Always Active Termiticide Rods, which […]

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Always Active Termite Bait with Termicure Bait Station

Are any DIY Termite Baits professionally supported?

The Termite Management industry has managed to keep it’s professional products ‘exclusive’ to industry professionals, which means that almost ALL DIY Termite Baits won’t be supported by a termite professional, if you decide to seek professional help. With multiple, DIY Termite Bait products available to the public for DIY, it’s difficult to determine which products […]

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Damage caused by active termites

DIY live termites treated-How To

One of the most common phrases punched into google by homeowners when termites are found at home, is ‘DIY live termites’. So you’ve vacuumed the study, and the head of the vacuum has gone straight through the skirting board-or…you wiped the bathroom window sill and your fingers went straight through the paint… These are all […]

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How to Make Your Own Termite Baits-Free Guide

The process of protection your home from termites with termite baits is not Rocket Science, so why not make your own termite baits. There are some key points which need to be considered, but with some simple DIY ingenuity, you can build your own system to keep termites out. Believe it or not, some retailers […]

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The termite season is here….When are termites most likely to attack and what to look for.

Termites can attack at any time of year, but there is most certainly a ‘Termite Season’, so if you haven’t had a termite inspection recently, then keep reading… Like most other insects, peak termite activity occurs during times of high humidity, such as spring and summer. From about October, we start to see a major […]

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Termite inspection and protection

Termite Inspections are an absolute necessity if you want to keep your home in good shape. Employing the services of a good, local and independent termite specialist is usually the best option to get a quality inspection. In many cases, the smaller businesses with say, 3-4 technicians are likely to be the better choice as […]

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Termite protection and your home.

DIY termite protection is big business. Backyard manufacturers producing an array of products which claim to be the answer to the DIY Termite protection issue, all make their claims based on testimonials from homeowners, and ‘research’ which is simply cannot be verified. Within the termite management industry, there are only a few products which professionals […]

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