Liquid or Baits??

Kimberly Billiot - Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Billiot Pest Control takes protecting your home seriously.  Termites have made southeastern Louisiana their home, and our job is to make sure that they don't invade yours!  Traditional pest control services will offer protection from daily household pests, but not termites.  From New Orleans and the surrounding areas to Slidell and Mandeville/Covington, we offer the two most effective options to protect your home:  Termidor® Liquid Treatment and Sentricon Always Active Baiting System.  When choosing the best option for your home or property, it is important to understand the difference.

Liquid treatments offer a chemical barrier protecting the perimeter of your home.  With ideal soil conditions this can be a very effective method.  It involves dispensing Termidor® termiticide in a trench surrounding your home, and allowing the subterranean termites to be stopped before they reach your structure. Termidor® recommends retreating your property every 10 years to ensure the effectiveness of this barrier.

Baiting treatments are considered the "greener" alternative to traditional liquid treatments.  Sentricon Always Active Bait tubes are installed in the ground around the perimeter of your property.  Termites are drawn to the baits inside the tubes and will feed on the baits and bring it back to the colony thus eliminating the colony. This method requires follow up visits every 6 months to monitor the levels of the baits.  

Conditions around your property such as the type of slab, soil conditions and accessibility to plumbing can affect which treatment is right for your property.  Don't hesitate to contact us at 866-365-0075 to have one of our professionals inspect your property free of charge!