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Termite Treatment

1. Are termite treatments effective? »

Most termite treatments done by a professional will be effective, but DIY treatments are not recommended. Depending on your unique situation, a pest control company will generally help you decide which treatment option works best for the infestation you have. Western Exterminator, formerly Hitmen trusts in Altriset and orange oil to effectively get rid of active termites and keep them away for good!

The most effective termite treatments by Western Exterminator, formerly Hitmen in the North and East Bay areas

2. Are termite treatments safe? »

If administered properly, termite treatments are safe for you and your family. While many methods indeed use chemicals to control the infestation, some types of treatments, such as fumigation, are more toxic than others. No matter the treatment type, you need not worry about unsafe conditions so long as your pest control company takes all necessary safety precautions.

Termite treatments are generally safe, even fumigation. the Western Exterminator, formerly Hitmen provide professional termite treatment in the North & East Bay.

3. When is termite treatment necessary in the North and East Bay? »

It is never a good idea to neglect treating your home for termites, whether you have an infestation or not. Treatment should be administered in a timely manner upon the discovery of termites by a professional pest control company. It is equally as important to have preventative treatment to avoid dealing with a termite infestation altogether.

Annual termite treatments and inspections in the North & East Bay by Western Exterminator, formerly Hitmen

4. Will termite treatment kill other bugs? »

Termite treatment will often be effective enough to kill any other bugs you may have in or near your home. If your home is tented for fumigation reasons, the gas pumped into your home will almost always kill off other pests that may be inside. Because termite treatments are often chemical, it’s always likely they will be just as effective in controlling other insects.

Termite treatment often kills other bugs in the home. Western Exterminator, formerly Hitmen provides professional termite treatment services in the North & East Bay.

5. Is termite treatment covered by insurance in the North and East Bay? »

Termite treatment is almost never covered in homeowners insurance policies. These policies are made to protect property owners from damage caused by accidents, which is why treatment and repairs for termite damage are not recognized. Because of this reason, termite bonds are offered by pest control companies to help protect you.

Learn about termite treatment insurance from Western Exterminator, formerly Hitmen in the North & East Bay

6. Are there tentless termite treatment options? »

No one wants to deal with the inconveniences of tenting their home for termite fumigation, which requires homeowners to vacate their property. Luckily, fumigation is often a last-ditch effort to control termites, and there are many other types of termite treatments that are proven to be just as if not more effective.

Western Exterminator, formerly Hitmen provide not only fumigation but many other tentless termite treatments in the North & East Bay.

7. Can I get rid of termites myself? »

Because termite infestations are so tricky to get rid of, it is necessary to always enlist the help of a professional pest control company when it comes to controlling termites in your home. Effective termite treatment requires the knowledge and experience of experts who can swiftly and effectively get rid of a termite infestation.

Western Exterminator, formerly Hitmen provides professional termite control in the North & East Bay CA.

8. How does termite treatment work? »

Each type of termite treatment works differently, but they all function to get rid of termites in or around your home. A professional pest control expert will fully inspect your property, administer treatment, and follow up after treatment to ensure its effectiveness. While termites aren’t easy to control, it can be done with the help of a trusted company.

Western Exterminator, formerly Hitmen provide a number of effective termite treatments to North & East Bay residents.

9. How long does termite treatment last in the North and East Bay? »

It’s important to realize that treatment is not a once-and-done type of situation. Depending on the type of treatment applied to your home, you will need to consult with your professional pest control company about when it is time to re-treat your property. Some treatments last one year, others last five or even a decade!

Termite treatments all have different life spans. Western Exterminator, formerly Hitmen provide regular treatment in the North & East Bay.

10. How do I get rid of termites? »

There are many treatments available to get rid of termites. One of the most trusted methods include Altriset, a termiticide that works to eliminate termites in under just three months. Orange oil is a more eco-friendly solution that naturally gets rid of termites in your property. While many other options exist, Western Exterminator, formerly Hitmen trusts Altriset and XT-2000 Orange Oil to effectively exterminate termites!

Getting rid of termites in the North & East Bay with Western Exterminator, formerly Hitmen

Termite Treatment in the North Bay and East Bay CA Area

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Hitmen and Western Exterminator have joined forces and will be operating as Western moving forward.
Rest assured that you will still have a highly-skilled, local specialist, committed to keeping your property protected from pests.