When facing with a word professional, the first idea that came out is cost. To get professional work, then you need to pay more. So, to counter that one thing that is common to do it yourself (DIY) project. Same with termite treatments, to get profesional work you have to dig your wallet deeper. Thus many people started to do DIY termite treatments. However, one must know that DIY project have some contradiction.
These are some contradiction of this DIY project
1. Health risks
Some treatments plans or techniques or methode aren’t environtmentally friendly. Some chemicals for termite extermination may be toxic to humans or your pets. These toxic chemical might cause rashes, harm your lungs, food poisoning, etc. Said by the experts that some effect even shave off your life and possible development of cancer.
Professional knows what to do and what they need to use for the treatments. You may be able to learn about it, but the way to make sure of you and your family is by hiring termite control service. And avoid this DIY termite treatments.
2. Too Complicated
Some of the DIY termite project plans was just too handfull to do. If you missing out one key you might have mess with the plans. Termite control is not only killing what you see but you need to eradicate the entire colony. If you just killing what you see and do the DIY again and again, it could make the problem worse. The termites can turn resistant to some spesific treatment.
Most of the time the termite colony is deep underground. You wont see it untill you dig it. You also have to stop new termites to from another colony. For this you need to dig at least four feet deep, with edaquate equipment. Most of the case in DIY termite treatments people forced to buy the equipment which cost more.
3. Possibly cost more time and money than pro
If you think about it, to do DIY you need equipments, materials and some other things. Depending on the scale of you DIY termite treaments, you may or may not cost more than using pros’ help. Not only that the fact that DIY is prone to error and mistakes will actually cost people more money and your time.
Not just that, the DIY termite treatments take time to fully show results. While waiting for the treatments shows results you have to monitor the situation to see if problems is being solved or getting worse. Professional knows what method is working, they will try to avoid error and later on, they will monitor the progress.
That is some of the cons that mostly appears when you do this DIY. With the hope to enlighten you about the possible damage that may happen, the amount of time you need to spent and how much work you need to do. To avoid all those cons, it is highly recommended to call an expert and ask for their service. Call us for more information about termite control.