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How to Kill Termites Do it Yourself and SAVE BIG MONEY!!!

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Where did I get it..Just termites pest control

9/25/13 update..STILL NO SIGNS of termites!!!! So good so far

Here is a step by step look at how to kill/terminate termites. I had terminix come out and quote me 1800 plus the 300 renewal fee, thats when I said I will learn how to do it myself. I first planned out the materials I needed, course of action and began working. I picked a fairly free weekend (whatever that means) then I dug a trench around the entire home 3-5 inches down and 2-3 inches from the home. I poured the mixed solution of termidor 4 gallons per 10 linear feet at their respective concentration based on termite activity. Then I drilled holes through the concrete in order to apply the termidor solution and placed concrete over the holes and placed the soil back over the trenches.

PLEASE NOTE it is highly encouraged to use a slab injector to ensure proper disbursement of treatment.

Any professional please comment in order to assist the DIYers out there that want to save a boat load of money.

I used Termidor SC 80fl oz 0
Hammer Drill rented for with 18 inch bit
Concrete
Under 0 verses 1800 plus 300 for renewal fees.

Update 5/14/13 still no sign of the termites, sleeping comfortable will keep you updated!

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  • desmond sun
    December 13, 2013

    Can termites dig underground and go in your home

  • Jeromy Baumbach
    January 1, 2014

    How much Termidor did you use? Termidor is 100 finished gallons per 78 oz 

  • DudeOfX
    January 22, 2014

    0:55 – fight and you may sweat. walk away, and you’ll rest… at least a
    while. And comfy in your couch, many years from now, when your roof starts
    to fall off and your bank account is empty, would you be willin’ to trade
    ALL the days, from this day to that, for one chance, just one chance, to
    keep your money in your wallet, to come back to today and tell those
    creatures that they may take our wood, but they’ll never take… OUR HOME!

  • Robert Klepac
    January 24, 2014

    I don’t want to flame you because I think you did a decent job explaining
    the treatment process. You also dug the trench and drilled holes better
    than I’ve seen some pros do.
    However, as an entomologist and a licensed certified applicator for 18yrs,
    I take issue with telling people to buy a product meant for professionals.
    If you would’ve read the label (which is the law) you would see it says for
    sale to and use by licensed pest control operators. While it’s not against
    the law for you to purchase it, when you go to apply it you may be in
    violation of the label. This is how we lose actives and products that work.
    The general public will not take the time to read and follow the label.

    You mentioned treating the backfill to stop ants, centipedes and other
    invaders. That’s not the reason you treat the backfill. You treat the
    backfill to make the continuous barrier, if you didn’t the termites could
    tunnel over your barrier using the top untreated soil.

    One last thing, there is no way you got 4 gallons/ 10 linear feet of
    chemical under the adjacent slab. It takes a sub slab injector and pressure
    to force the chemical hole to hole. 

  • shantor100
    March 10, 2014

    Bravo to you for taking this on yourself. I am a self taught general
    contractor going on 25 yrs and will at least try anything once. I even
    painted my own truck. I can relate to the negative comments on here. Most
    pros, not all, get a little miffed when someone takes on their job at a
    fraction of the cost especially when it is done in a competent way. Many
    times the owner or sales guy is great but in my experience its a crap shoot
    as to the quality of the actual worker showing up. Plus, if you are like
    me, I just can’t stomach paying someone $1,000 to dig a trench and drill
    some holes. Electricians, plumbers, carpenters just ripping people with so
    called industry standard pricing. Yes, I know there are plenty of home
    owner hacks out there which justifies codes and licensing but come
    on……. Anything you can do yourself without endangering yourself or
    family, I say go for it and tell the pros it will cost $1,000 to clean
    their gutters

  • Tom .Rollins
    March 16, 2014

    The right way would be to pressure inject the soil underneath the concrete
    slab rather than pour through a funnel. You wont have an even
    chemical dispersion thus untreated areas.
    tight ass

  • Bert Snyder
    March 31, 2014

    It is bad advice to tell a homeowner they can control subterranean termites
    in and around their home! I am a Graduate Entomologist and the Technical
    Director of a family owned and operated pest control company (
    http://www.palmettoexterminators.net) with over 30 years of experience in
    controlling Subterranean Termites. I have tried every type of product and
    technique known to man. There is no silver bullet for termite control. The
    average cost for a professional pest control company to perform a
    treatment/inspection on a typical home will range between $500 and
    $1,000.00 depending on the size and type of construction. Most companies
    provide a warranty with their treatment that is annually renewable that
    includes an annual inspection/retreatment program. The annual inspections
    by a trained professional is the most important part of a termite control
    program. Termite control is not a “Treatment event” but instead a “Long
    Term Process”. If you live in an area with the Formosan Subterranean
    Termite you could have 10’s of thousands of dollars worth of damage before
    the infestation discovered. I have been in too many homes where a homeowner
    attempted to same money and tried to control termites themselves with
    catastrophic results. Some have lost their homes. Please, at least, call
    a professional to make an inspection and get an estimate before you attempt
    doing it yourself. Most companies do not charge for the inspection to give
    you an estimate. It is a bad idea for homeowners to attempt to control
    termites themselves particularly with an existing infestation. Think about
    what you are going to do and how you are going to pay for the damages if
    your treatment does not work. 

  • Nguyen Thi Van Anh
    April 2, 2014

    I just found your video by visit this site http://killtermitesguide.com.
    Your tutorials is the best way to follow for those who wanted to get rid of
    termites. It was the most detailed guide I have found. Thanks.

  • Lena H.
    April 12, 2014

    Any idea how to kill termites if you can’t find any entrances etc. outside
    and only have a tiny tunnel exit behind your fridge? >.> That’s what we
    just discovere -they were walking around our kitchen and we found the
    entrance tunnel but no way we can insert anything in there :(

  • Donald Bermudez
    May 20, 2014

    Hi how are you. Did you get any results with out using the slab injector
    tool? Did it work for the flying termites as well. We don’t have a sub
    floor at our house. Did the funnel application work. My house us surrounded
    by concrete. 

  • johnsont963
    June 14, 2014

    How is your protection from termites working this year? I performed the
    same process on my house and shop last year and so far not a single ant ,
    termite, rolly polly nothing.

  • Pyrrho San Pellegrino
    June 29, 2014

    Only thing different I noticed between this and a “professional”, is that
    the pros use the high-pressure pump (AKA “rod”) to inject the stuff into
    the concrete holes. But CountrySideClub used a plastic funnel and poured it
    in by hand. I’m not sure if this will be as effective, since I believe the
    pressurized injection gets a lot more liquid into the ground. The only way
    the funnel can be the same, is if the person keeps filling the funnel over
    and over again and letting the liquid soak into the ground — but that
    takes time and probably many repetitions.

  • Ronald Braun
    July 6, 2014

    Hi,
    Thanks for the video. I think I can do it now. Good job!

  • fiona pham
    July 20, 2014

    How do we know if the treatment is effective?

  • Chipp Marshal
    August 13, 2014

    Does anyone hate termites as much as me?!?

  • Brent Ellis
    August 24, 2014

    Great video sir. For the ppl that don’t have $3k to spend this is
    definitely a viable option if for nothing else, then just to help for a few
    months. I’ll apologize on behalf of all the “pros” that can’t enjoy the
    video and find something else to complain about. Keep up the great work
    man.

  • Michael Garner
    August 25, 2014

    Outstanding video. Excellent information. For those of us on a budget, this
    will help. After already doing some research, and finding a great place for
    the Termidor, I was searching for treatment tips from those who had tried
    this method.. I found a few videos, but yours was by far the best(thanks
    for the updates on ongoing effectiveness as well).
    A quick message to the so-called experts, Ph D’s in blah blah- Thanks for
    sharing how dangerous it is for a citizen to do the research, plan, and
    execute something on his own property. Also, thanks for pointing out how
    scary it is for a “non-professional’ who did not attend 90 days of training
    (rolls eyes)
    http://education-portal.com/articles/How_to_Become_a_Pest_Control_Technician.html
    to do this.

    I am sure the haters will respond with “leaching into the groundwater, blah
    blah, so please save your breath. There are plenty of people out there
    wiling to spend the money to pay your fees, keep your EPA licenses, state
    licenses etc. just dont expect everyone to be helpless, or naive.

    Great post my friend. God bless you, and DONT MIND THE HATERS

  • Shawn Glenn
    September 17, 2014

    If you do not have the money for a professional company and want to attempt
    this DIY video be my guest. However, it does not matter what treatment you
    use, nothing is 100% guaranteed, there is no treatment out there 100%
    termite proof.

    My home was treated by Terminix because they are the best in the business
    as far as their guarantee and using quality treatments. A good inspector
    will tell you about hidden entry points on a home that termites may still
    enter that are not treated. I found myself with termites again after a
    company treated with Termidor. I switched to Terminix and they guarantee if
    termites return that they replace the damage.

    So it goes to show, if a company uses even the best treatments, if it’s not
    mixed right and not precise, you may still get termite infested and if you
    do it yourself you have no guarantee.

    You get what you pay for. Remember that. 

  • Joy Natividad
    September 27, 2014

    Hello can you put in the comment the solutions pleasee i need it badly

  • Eet Chit
    November 16, 2014

    lololol black dood hawaiian punch jug

  • ali abrahimi
    November 25, 2014

    Why don’t you leave the holes open or plug just with plastic covers, for
    future termite treatments?

  • shimon kupershlak
    November 29, 2014

    umm… cant u just step on termites…? 

  • Jkeise Alfred
    November 29, 2014

    6:38 dog in the cut

  • bahrm4
    December 4, 2014

    Termites can live between 5 and 20 feet below ground. You can spend all the
    time you want treating this way, but who’s to say it will prevent termites
    from infesting within the foundation footer? That’s where termite often
    enter and you won’t see the activity from the outside wall. There has to be
    pressure injection to saturate deep enough to keep termites from traveling
    horizontally within the footer/underneath the home. Nice try, though. 

  • Tony Pignatello
    December 13, 2014

    Awesome job ,,, termidor works great , follow the directions , even if you
    do this every year for the next 3 years you will still be ahead of the
    game and no bugs