To treat termites yourself, you need to identify the type of termites you have and get rid of them with termite foams or insecticides. Keep termites from coming back with termite baiting. If during any part of the proces... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects

Boric acid does kill termites and is one of the most effective ways to do so. Boric acid stops the nervous system from functioning and dehydrates termites. Boric acid is a weak monobasic acid of boron. More »

Use an orange oil spray to kill termites around the home. Orange oil dissolves the exoskeleton of termites, which destroys their membranes and causes them to die of severe water and protein loss. More »

While subterranean termites are active year-round, the peak swarm season usually begins in spring and can last into summer and fall. Drywood termites swarm between May and August. Warm temperatures coupled with rainfall ... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects

Some insecticides used to kill termites include soil-applied barrier treatments, such as fipronil, imidacloprid and bifenthrin, and bait systems with insecticides such as hexaflumuron and lufenuron. Fumigation by a licen... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects

Depending on the type of extermination, accessibility and size of a structure, costs for termite treatment range from $1,200 to over $3,000 as of 2014. Chemicals, bait, fumigation and heat are all methods used to stop th... More »

Factors such as location, type of treatment used and the size of the home all affect the cost of termite treatment, but in 2014, the average cost of treatment ranged from $1,300 to more than $4,000, according to CostHelp... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects