Living With Invasive Termites

Termite Fumigation
Photo: Evan Morgan

The West Indian drywood termite is an invasive pest of structures in Australia. First detected in 1966, the Australian government has been battling the species for half a century. West Indian drywood termites are treated by whole house fumigation, an expensive prospect costing about $42,000 per house. This is unaffordable for most home owners. Homeowners who could not afford the treatment might be tempted to let the infestation fester. That would…

Source: Living With Insects Blog

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