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Is Termidor better than Taurus?


Is Termidor better than Taurus?

There is no difference between the two brands. Termidor is the established brand name. Taurus is a recent generic fipronil market entry. You can thank Control Solutions for bringing a generic version of fipronil to the market.

What is the best termite baiting system?

Spectracide Terminate Termite Detection & Killing Stakes are the best overall termite bait station because it simultaneously detects and kills termites quickly and effectively. Termites rarely if ever appear on the surface of what they are eating and infesting.

Which termite treatment is better?

If an infestation is found, a liquid termite treatment using Termidor is the most effective method for treatment. Termidor is extremely effective because it does more than simply act as a barrier between the structure and termites.

Is Trelona or sentricon better?

Trelona ATBS Annual Bait Stations feature a superior design that leads to fast termite hits. In fact, in a university study, termites found Trelona ATBS Annual Bait Stations faster than Sentricon stations. In this study, Trelona ATBS and Sentricon stations were placed within 0.5 meters of an active termite colony.

How much does Termidor cost?

Termite control cost using liquid termiticide, like Termidor, is typically going to fall into the following price ranges: Slab Foundation, $5 per Linear Ft. Crawlspace Construction, $6 per Linear Ft. Basement Construction, $6-$7 per Linear Ft.

How often does sentricon need to be replaced?

According to label use directions for Sentricon, replace Recruit® HD termite bait when one-third or more of a bait device is depleted. Do not replace due to coloration differences, mold or cracks, or when less than one-third of the bait device is depleted. HOW LONG WILL RECRUIT® HD TERMITE BAIT LAST?

What is a reasonable price for termite treatment?

The average cost of a termite treatment ranges from $200 to $900 with a typical treatment costing around $560. This breaks down to anywhere from $3 to $16 per linear foot of home. There are several different methods of treating termites, each with its own benefits and ability to work for a specific species of termite.

How much does it cost to install Sentricon?

The average cost of a Sentricon baiting system is $1,200–$3,800 for initial installation and $280 for yearly monitoring. Sentricon is touted as the number-one bait system with 60 scientific studies documenting colony elimination—the termites prefer the bait over wood by a factor of ten.

How long does Trelona bait last?

Q6: How long will the bait last in the station? A6: When installed according to the label, most Trelona bait cartridges can remain effective for 2 or 3 years under typical conditions.

Which is better for termites Termidor or Sentricon?

Termidor SC in undetectable to termites, and it contains the active ingredient fipronil, which interferes with basic functions such as grooming and feeding. Non-repellent termiticides, like Termidor, kill much more quickly than the IGRs found in termite baiting systems, and treatments last in the ground far longer.

What are the alternatives to the Termidor system?

Right now we have two main alternatives… The Sentricon System and Termidor. The Sentricon System consists of a series of bait stations surrounding the perimeter of your house.

When did Sentricon come out with termite spray?

It was introduced in 1995 and since has become a leading alternative to liquid termiticides and termite spray products. The technology works on the basic principle of providing lethal food to the entire termite colony, including the Queen, which leads to effective long-term control against a re-infestation.

How long does it take Termidor to kill termites?

Termidor is a low toxicity pesticide treatment fully approved by the EPA It can eradicate termites within just 90 days It can protect against pests for over 10 years, after being used as an in-ground barrier treatment