Blog

Does Fumigation Leave A Smell?

Does Fumigation Leave A Smell?

The fumigant is a pure gas and therefore there is no odor or smell from the gas. A warning agent (typically chloropicrin) is introduced to the house as well, and occasionally, this product can have a residual smell. If all…
Read More
How Long Does Fumigation Smell Last?

How Long Does Fumigation Smell Last?

The fumigant is a pure gas and therefore there is no odor or smell from the gas. A warning agent (typically chloropicrin) is introduced to the house as well, and occasionally, this product can have a residual smell. If all…
Read More
What Do I Need To Remove For Fumigation?

What Do I Need To Remove For Fumigation?

Prior to the fumigation, you will receive a list of items that need to be removed from your home by your fumigator. In general, you need to remove all food items or store them in special bags designed to hold…
Read More
Can Fumigation Make You Sick?

Can Fumigation Make You Sick?

Fumigations can only make your sick if you enter a structure prematurely. Fumigators have to measure the air quality before they release the home back to you.
Read More
Is It Dangerous To Live Next To A Tented House?

Is It Dangerous To Live Next To A Tented House?

No, the fumigant (gas) is accumulating to high levels underneath the tent, not outside of it. Even when the tents are taking off and the home is aerating, the fumigant cannot reach dangerous levels unless it is contained, therefore, you…
Read More
How Often Should Fumigation Be Done?

How Often Should Fumigation Be Done?

It depends on how common drywood termites are in your area. Typically homes only need to be tented once, however, if neighborhoods of high termite activity it might be necessary to fumigate once every 10-15 years.
Read More
Is Fumigation Harmful To Humans?

Is Fumigation Harmful To Humans?

When done correctly and following all regulations, tent fumigations are safe, however, if an individual enters the fumigated structure before it has been cleared by the fumigation company, then yes it would be harmful.
Read More
How Do I Prepare My House For Tenting?

How Do I Prepare My House For Tenting?

The fumigation company should give you a detailed list of all the items that are necessary to prepare your home for a fumigation. These include interior items such as bagging up all your food items into special bags, turning off…
Read More
Why Do I Have Roaches In My Clean House?

Why Do I Have Roaches In My Clean House?

People often think that roaches only infest a dirty home, however, this is not the case. Roaches, much like humans, are more in need of water then they are of food. In fact, the American Roach can live almost 2-3…
Read More
What do you do if you have termites in your yard
,

What do you do if you have termites in your yard?

When should I worry about termites? Unfortunately for Floridians, termites are a year-round problem. Subterranean tend to "swarm" (fly) in the spring, whereas Drywood termites tend to swarm in the summer. This, however, is just when they are most actively…
Read More