Termite Pest Control

Termite Pest Control in Dombivali


The termites are also called as ’White ants”. These are social insects living in a colony com prising Queen. king, workers and soldiers. Their basic food being anything containing cellulose, in search of food they gain entry into the buildings. Each termite colony has millions of individual members.They consume and damage all types of wood paper, hardboards, books, clothes etc. In search of food they also damage leather, rubber, electrical wire coatings, nylon, neoprene, thermocol pratica fly everything man cherish to own. They enter the buildings through foundation, expansion ints, lift wells, utility ducting such as electrical, telephone cables or tunneling through cracksin the wa Its. They also construct mud tubes for their movement, which is a first sign of presence of termites.

Treatment to top surface of plinth filling :

After the soil filling is completed in the plinth area and before the dry rubble packing, the entire surface of the filled soil and the top surface of plinth wall/beam shall be treated with the chemical emulsion at 5 litre per sq.m.

Treatment at junction of wall and floor :

Rodding shall be carried out along the junction of wall and soil filling at 1 mtr. Intervals down up to 30 cm. emulsion shall be sprayed along the wall junction at 1 litre pre linear metre so that it mixes thoroughly with the broken-up soil. The disturbed earth is then tamped back in place.

Treatment of soil along external perimeter :

The soil around the external perimeter of the building up to a depth of 30 cm shall be treated at 2.25 litres per linear meter of the plinth wall.

Treatment of soil surrounding pipes, wastes and conduits :

When pipes, wastes and conduits enter the soil inside the area of the foundation, the soil surrounding the point of entry must be loosened around each such pipe, waste or conduit for a distance of 15 cm and upto a depth of 7.5cm and loosened soil shall be treated with chemical emulsion.

Pests are detrimental to the health of population and hence their control is of utmost important. Effective pest control can only be obtained when the type of infestation is identified clearly and the remedial measures are designed accordingly. However, the remedies use for the pest control should not create any health hazards for the people.