Are windows left open during fumigation?

Are windows left open during fumigation? California Law requires that operable windows be open a minimum of 3 inches during fumigation. Windows that can’t be accessed and opened by ordinary means (without moving furniture, removing nails, or cutting a paint seal) can remain closed. Under most circumstances, ground floor windows on multi-story structures can also be left closed. Tiger Termite recommends using window locks or dowels to prevent windows from opening more than 3 inches. Check with your fumigator regarding your particular property. If you have further questions regarding fumigation, call Paul at (909) 597-6953

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How to Prepare for a Termite Fumigation

How to Prepare for a Termite Fumigation 1. Carefully read the occupants fumigation notice and all disclosures documents. 2. Remove all people and pets from the property. Fish must be removed. However, the water in fish tanks may remain. 3. Remove all interior plants and those under patio covers or on attached decks/balconies. Cut back shrubbery and tree branches to prevent damage. Allow enough space for the tent to fall freely to the ground. Tree limbs growing over the roof must be trimmed back. Thoroughly water the ground around shrubs and plants located adjacent to the structure. 4. Remove or

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The Cost of Structural Repair from Termites

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The Cost of Structural Repair from Termites Fewer forces are more destructive to homes than termites. Worse, unless the homeowner’s insurance carries a special rider, repairing termite damage is not covered. Because termites must stay hidden from ants, they are very difficult for homeowners to discover and can cause significant damage to properties before they are detected. How much does it cost to repair termite damage? This depends on: The age of the termite colony. The type of termite. Where the damaged is located. Who is going to do the repairs. In 2014, 36 six percent of pest management professionals charged between

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FAQs about Termites and Fumigation

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If the exterminator has recommended fumigation as the best method to eliminate destructive termites from your home, you may be concerned about the procedure and safeguarding your family’s health. Since fumigation can be performed only by trained and certified professionals, you can be assured that every precaution will be taken to protect the safety of the home’s residents. Why Fumigation? Termite infestations may be localized in certain areas of your home’s structure and so may be exterminated with the use of local applications.  But when termites have invaded the entire structure and the infestation areas are inaccessible, your exterminator might recommend a

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Why fumigation is a safe option for pest removal

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When some homeowners hear the term fumigation, they are apprehensive. Some are concerned about inhaling harmful fumes or dealing with leftover residue. While it is natural to be concerned, with our fumigation process you can be certain that your safety is a priority for us. Vikane is a gas not a liquid In our fumigations, we use the Dow Chemical Company product Vikane. The product, sulfuryl fluoride, is introduced into your home at a controlled rate and to a controlled level. We only use as much as is needed to kill the pests. Since Vikane is a gas there is

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Fumigation: Enjoy a Get-Away While We Take the Drywoods Awa

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Drywood Termites. They are a little different than their usual cousins–the subterranean termites. Drywoods don’t live down in the soil and munch primarily on wet wood. No, Drywoods find nice dry wood–like that found in your lovely home–to be quite delectable, thank you, no added moisture necessary. Although they normally live outside in dead trees, brush, firewood, etc., when residential neighborhoods are built in the Drywood’s primary habitat, the man-made structures become open to attack and infestation. The Drywoods are happy to enter your home through joints in exposed wood trim, attic vents, window sills, foundations, under wood shingles or

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