We give some home treatments to kill termites before they produce irreparable damage to the wood.
What are termites?
T chapels is the common name given to Neoptera insects, also known as termites, termen, turiros and white ants (although they have no connection with ants). Most termites living in tropical humid climates, and feed the cellulose contained in the wood.
Termites can become a plague difficult to handle, as they have a high rate of reproduction (colonies can reach up to 3 million individuals) and burrow into the wood. If they are not stopped in time they are able to eat the whole foundation of a house or destroy furniture.
How to eliminate termites
The most common way to eliminate termites is through chemical treatments, to avoid the progression to wood. Although this treatment is usually efficient, often termites then return for a while.
In addition, these chemicals are often toxic, abrasive and very expensive, so some people prefer to find a more natural way to eliminate this scourge. Natural predators of termites are ants.
There is a natural treatment to eliminate termites blend consisting of banana, then throw in some crack furniture, wooden floor or wall, with the aim that the ants come. Thus, nature takes its course, and the plague of termites away. After a while, strokes banana cleaned to prevent ants remain in place.
Avoiding termites on wood
By way of prevention, also you can cure the wood to prevent the finish. This is done with special oils such as neem oil or sealants made more resistant to the attack of wood termites.
Other natural remedies such as snuff (cigar soaking in water for a few days and then using that water to kill eggs), only work when the pest is identified in the early stages.