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Will Termite Treatment Kill Other Bugs?

Professional termite treatments are among the pest control industry’s most effective methods. Certain types of termite treatments may kill the bugs in the home at the time of application.

It is possible for both liquid termiticides and baiting stations to be effective against other pests. Because so many invasive pests can be controlled with termite treatment methods, many homeowners will be happy to know that other pests in the home may be eliminated at the time of treatment.

Will termite treatment kill other bugs in Knoxville TN - Russell's Pest Control

Pest Control With Termiticides

Because of the strength of termite treatments, some may work to eliminate other bugs or insects in the home at the time of the treatment. Liquid termiticides can possibly kill some of these other bugs:

  • Wood-boring beetles
  • Bed bugs
  • Cockroaches
  • Pantry pests
  • Rodents
  • Spiders

Do Bait Stations Kill Other Pests?

The bait within Sentricon is a highly effective treatment against termites. But will it work against other pests? Sentricon may be able to kill carpenter ants. However, it is formulated specifically for termites and thus unlikely to work against other pests or insects that come into contact with it.

Are Termite Treatments Harmful to Pets?

If your professional termite exterminator has properly installed or applied termite treatment, your pets should be safe. Always take your pets with you if you need to vacate your home for treatment, and make sure to keep them away from treated areas after the treatment is completed. The bait contained within Sentricon is formulated to only be effective against insects.

Will Termite Treatment Kill Other Bugs? in Knoxville TN

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