Prevention and Control of Termites in Buildings
This online engineering PDH interactive presentation provides a brief overview of the termite prevention and control methods for new or existing buildings.
Among the three termite types in the U.S., subterranean termites are the most destructive and economically important pests of wood and other cellulose products. The economic cost of termite damage to wood used in and around buildings is great, and the factors attributed to such rising costs are discussed in this presentation.
For homeowners, this presentation suggests methods for preventing subterranean termite attack before building or buying a new home or before remodeling. For the professional, this presentation may be consulted to better understand the use of termite control products. This presentation also tells where to look for termites in existing buildings, how to recognize their damage, and how to control them by both structural and chemical means.
This 1 PDH online interactive presentation is applicable to the homeowner and pest management professional who are interested in possible methods for preventing subterranean termite attack in new and existing construction.
This continuing education interactive presentation is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Familiarizing with the termite prevention measures in new and existing construction
- Familiarizing with where to look for termites in existing buildings
- Understanding how to recognize termite damage
- Applying structural and chemical means of termite damage control
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