Home Fix: How to get rid of termites

April 20, 2015 12:12 PM

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Q: My home has been inspected every year for termites and pests for the past 10 years and now they tell me it needs to be treated. The seller told me the home was treated years ago with chlorine and that I would never have a problem. What is going on here?

A: The termites may not have been present in the past. The colony or colonies of termites work day and night foraging for food and may eventually find the wood or cellulose on your property to be their next meal. Years ago, exterminators used chlordane, not chlorine, to kill termites by contact. Chl...

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