How much does termite treatment cost?
There are many factors that you have to consider before you can determine the average cost of termite treatment. And the fact that not all termite infestations are the same for all homeowners it will be very difficult to how much it cost. In this post, we will try and review some of the conditions that are used to determine how much you are going to pay for the treatment of termites in your house.
Different pest control companies will give you their own quotes after having done an independent inspection. You don’t expect a company like Orkin to give you the same quote as a local small pest control company for the treatment of termites.
There are available online resources like calculators that you can use to determine the average cost of termite treatment.
Extent of termite infestation
This is obvious, the more the extent of the infestation, the more it will definitely cost you. Since termites live in colonies, you will judge by the size of the colony and a small one will indicate that they are developed thus will cost you less and vice versa.
Size of your home in square feet
Since there should be a thorough inspection in and out your home this can only mean one thing. The larger your house is the more it will cost you.
Type of treatment to be made
There are many different types of termite treatment and each one is priced differently
Use of baits – Baits is usually placed around the areas which the termites have infested. These are sort of food traps which when eaten they are killed. Averagely the use of bait can cost you around $1200 – $2000.
Fumigation – this can be done by a home owner as it involves the use insecticides to kill the colony of the termites. But it is better for a professional pest control company to do this for you because they know what they are doing. You should expect this to cost you around $1500 to $2000.
All in all, it is best to get a professional pest control company to do a thorough inspection in and out of your house so that you can determine the average cost of termite treatment in your house.