Termites are often called the “silent destroyer” because they may be secretly hiding and thriving in your home without any immediate signs of damage, until the problem becomes severe. All termites consume cellulose-based plant materials. Unfortunately, all homes, regardless of their construction type, can provide cellulose food for termite infestation.Subterranean termite homes are usually formed in soil, and within these mounds, termites build elaborate tunnel systems and mud tunnels through which they access above-ground food sources. There are many ways you can identify termites, however, the time spent on trying to locate them could lead to mounting frustration when you leave the infestation untreated and subsequently, costly repairs when damage has been done

Read on to find out about ORIGIN Exterminator’s inspection and termite control plan for these unwelcomed home invaders.

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ORIGIN TIP

Eliminate moisture conditions around your home –repairing leakages such as water pipes and air-conditioning units – to avoid luring termites into your home. Store wood-based items approporiately, or dispose accordingly if unwanted.

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IDENTIFY THE PEST

A highly sensitive Thermal Imaging Camera, which is used to detect variations of temperature, identifies the surfaces that exhibit thermal abnormality, which can attract termite and lead to infestations. Reports can/will be generated to allow for the pinpointing of areas and spots where termites are likely to attack.
From Dampwood Termites, Drywood Termites to Subterranean Termites, find out more about the various species of termites that affect the home in our blogpost on termites!

TREATMENT METHODS

Termites are strong in numbers, with colonies consisting of up to 2 million members, thriving in the soil deep underground. This makes them a particularly challenging pest to control. ORIGIN’s Termite Elimination Team offers several termite control and treatment methods to detect, locate and eradicate termites at different stations.

  1. Corrective action
    Our ORIGINators begin by installing Above Ground Stations along active mud trails. These mud trails have been constructed by termites as travel paths and passageways between food sources and their colony. These secluded stations attract termites to feed on our Termiticide bait.

    ORIGIN Specialised Termite Bait
    • Our termite bait is less toxic than table salt
    • It is not harmful for small children, pets and non target animals
    • It does not harm other beneficial insects such as earthworms or caterpillars
    • It is slow acting to allow/encourage maximum circulation by the termites
    • It can achieve 100% colony elimination


  2. Termiticide bait activity
    Over the course of a few weeks, we will replenish the bait when necessary. This enables the Termite Workers to transfer the Termiticide throughout the colony for comprehensive coverage and complete elimination.


  3. ORIGIN Stamp of Elimination
    As the Termiticide bait takes effect; termite activity will gradually cease. At this stage, the stations are removed.
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To prevent re-infestation by other termite colonies and for additional peace of mind, ORIGIN can install In-Ground Stations surrounding your premises as a preventive measure. There are two main type of in-ground stations:

  1. Soil In Ground
    • For use in landscaped areas
    • The cover is flushed to the ground
    • The cover is also lockable to prevent access to the stations


  2. Concrete In Ground
    • For use in driveways, tiled areas and concrete areas
    • The cover is flushed to the ground
    • The cover is lockable to prevent access to the stations
    • The cover is extremely durable and can withstand use in driveways with high traffic from cars


  3. ORIGIN Stamp of Elimination
    As the Termiticide bait takes effect; the termite activity will gradually cease. At this stage, the stations are removed.

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