Control Methods common for the St Louis Area
Sentricon Termite Elimination (Baiting) – Most Reliable! No Drilling!
We recommend continued monitoring to find and eliminate any new colonies that come into the area.
When termites have already found the structure, we select the best method to stop the initial infestation.
Stations containing a growth-regulating material are then installed around the perimeter of the structure. The termites eat this material and take it back to their colony. This alters the termite life cycle and eliminates the entire colony.
Apple continues to monitor these stations and renew the growth-regulating material as necessary. Apple always keeps the customer up to date on the status of the system.
Chemical Barrier Treatment Using Termidor
Holes Are Drilled to Allow Treatment of the Soil Below
A one-year guarantee is included. Then a yearly guarantee (with inspections) is offered to assure termites have not returned.
The soil at the structure's perimeter is treated to kill termites entering or exiting. Sketches below show the treatment for some common areas.