How to keep termite away from your house?

กำจัดปลวก (Termite) is one of the worst things that can damage your house. Termites live in colonies and feed themselves cellulose that found in any plant material. Once this creepy creature comes into your house it will attack to all your wooden furniture as doors, windows, bed, table, wooden wall; they will also damage your clothes as clothes are also the material comes from a tree, and they will destroy your books too. Whether you have maintained your house but still this pest comes from very little space and spread. It is found that in one week a termite can consume almost 15 pounds of wood. Though get rid of this species is not easy, but if you try hard, you can achieve your goal to keep your house termites free.


Termitelooks for warm and moist places, and that is why domestic house are the favorite place for them. There are five kinds of termites such as dry wood termites, damp wood termites, Formosan termites, Cone head termites and subterranean termites. Mostly dry wood termites and subterranean termite attack domestic house or farms. So here is some method you can apply to kill or destroy these kinds of termites.
• Treating dry wood termite

i) Electrocution: you’ll find this machine in the market. This machine can give a high amount voltage shock to the wood that kills the termites.
ii) Sunlight: if your chair or table or furniture that can be moved into the sunlight then that will be an easiest and convenient process to kill them. All you need is to place that furniture under the sunlight for two to three days.
iii) Orange oil: though this oil is harmful to human skin and can also causestomachache, but if you use it correctly with water the termites will die for sure.

• Treating subterranean termite

i) Boric acid: this is a cheapest and natural insecticide you can use for termites. Boric acid dehydrates the pests and causes deadly.
ii) Bug spray: there are bug bomb cans or nematodes spray you can use directly on the eliminate rodents affected area to kill subterranean termites.