Soil Pre-treatment

Professional Soil Pre-Treatment to Avoid Pests


There are many different forms of pests that are present in homes and other buildings, including rats, and termites. Termites are very common in buildings where wood structures are present and they can flourish in this environment if not properly taken care of. There are different types of termites, and you will need professional assistance and the correct chemicals if you want to successfully rid your home of these pests.



Working with a professional is always recommended as you might not know what types of chemicals to use, when to use them, and what the possible dangers are around your home. One thing to keep in mind is that you should not use toxic chemicals in a home or yard that have animals or small children inside.


What is Soil Pre-Treatment?


This process is very effective in preventing termites to infest your home. It involves the use of chemicals to treat the soil that the house is built on, so that it kills any possible termites that might be present, and avoid them from settling in your home. This method is also more preventative than having to eliminate termites from your home once they are inside, as they can cause a lot of structural damage.


You can also use soil barriers, like the drill and inject method which is similar to pre-treatment methods, but this is done after a structure has been erected. This process can also avoid termites of re-appearing and infesting your home and it is a popular treatment that is used by many pest control specialists.


Advantages of Soil Pre-Treatment


Here are a few advantages of professional soil pre-treatment services:


  • It is cost effective as it will prevent future damage to your structure
  • It is effective as it will prevent pests from settling in your area
  • It is sensible; soil pre-treatment will help protect your investment


Developers and home builders are encouraged to pre-treat their soil in order to prevent possible damage to their structures due to termites. This is not only used to avoid future inconvenience but also to make sure that you protect your investment as your property needs to be well-maintained and pest free.


When you choose to work with a professional service provider or pest control expert, ask if they are a member of SAPCA (South African Pest Control Association). This will show that they are professional, knowledgeable and qualified to handle your pest control requirements with ease. These professionals will not only help with soil pre-treatment, but they will also ensure that the correct products are used when doing a treatment.

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