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Termite (Subterranean)

Termites are highly destructive insect pests in the urban environment which feed on the cellulose found in wood. Termites are generally categorized into three groups: subterranean termite, drywood termite and dampwood termite. There are several species of subterranean termites known to be pests, Coptotermes sp., Macrotermes sp., and Microcerotermes sp. Coptotermes sp. are the most destructive types in Singapore because they infest buildings and structures. They nest beneath the soil and dependent on soil for moisture. They construct shelter tubes to avoid dehydration during the process of searching for cellulose above the ground level.

Sign of infestation

  • Presence of mud tube tunnels (build-in cabinet, ceiling, doorframe, wooden floor)
  • Damage on wooden structure
  • Clicking sound produce by soldier termite on wood structure

Cause of termite infestation

  • Presence of water sources or moisture

What if not treated on time?

  • Severe damage to entire building / structure
  • Cause structures unliveable until expensive repairs are conducted

Types of treatment

  • Thermal Imaging
  • Above-ground baiting
  • Dusting
  • Rodding (Landscape)
  • Anti-termite corrective treatment
  • Soil treatment

Treatment Approach

  • Visual inspection to potential infestation site
  • Carry out a thorough inspection by using the latest technology equipment (Thermal Imaging Camera) to locate subterranean termites
  • Identify the species of termite
  • Recommend the effective treatment for the infestation
  • Spot treatment uses either above-ground baiting system or by the conventional dusting method
  • For preventive treatment, we can provide either Anti-Termite Corrective Treatment / Soil treatment / Rodding
  • After treatment, recommendation of sanitation and structural improvement to minimise prevention of future pest infestation

Preventive measure

  • Remove unessential cellulose-based materials (e.g., lumbers, firewood, dead trees, tree stumps, etc.)
  • Eliminate all sources of water or moisture (e.g., repair and fix water leakages)
  • Install screens in attics and foundations to prevent alates from entering into the premises

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Eco Space Pest Management is your answer for termite control in Singapore!

Below the densely populated housing estates and properties of Singapore, termites are very aggressive pests that depend on moisture from water sources below these structures to cause building defects and damage. When left untreated, the decay can cause buildings to deteriorate even more and be unsafe for use. In homes, termites can thrive in wooden furnishings such as door frames, hardwood flooring and furniture. These pests can break down weakened floor boards and damage household property, which can make your place of residence a danger zone to live in.

Contrary to popular belief, insect repellents against termites contain dangerous chemicals that are harmful when inhaled. Repeated use of insecticides increases the humidity of these moist areas to accelerate termite growth and make your home a ticking time bomb.

Here at Eco Space Pest Management, we pride ourselves as the most preferred treatment service for termite control in Singapore. We will execute an extensive inspection of potential infestation areas of any building, leaving no spots unchecked. In households, termite fumigation will permeate deep into inaccessible areas of your home to guarantee a termite-free home. Our experts will carry out termite colony drilling and chemical injection using state-of-the-art termite control remedies to avoid further termite infestations.

Certified to administer one-of-a-kind Bayer’s Agenda® insecticide, this agent is your answer for termite control in Singapore. This specially formulated agent creates a treated region around residential habitats and structures that repel and stamp out termites below ground. As the most preferred choice for termiticide, its remarkable potential curbs recurrence of these pests while preserving architectural foundation for up to 5 years.

Choose us as your termite control solution for a guaranteed long-lasting, zero-free termite home now!

Termite (Drywood)

Drywood termites are termites living in moisture less wood with no connection to the soil. They form nests in the structure or wood that they are infested, such as door frame and furniture. Living inside wood that has no contact with water, drywood termites have ability to metabolize water from the wood that they eat, absorbing and reabsorbing water from their faeces. Drywood termite colonies are very small compared to subterranean termite colonies.

Sign of infestation

  • Dropping of small size faecal pellet (1mm)
  • Damage on wooden structure

What if not treated on time?

  • Severe damage to furniture / household items

Type of treatment

  • Fumigation

Preventive measure

  • Remove unessential cellulose-based materials (e.g., lumbers, firewood, dead trees, tree stumps, etc.)
  • Install screens in attics and foundations to prevent alates from entering into the premises
  • Protect wood surfaces by sealing off cracks and crevices

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