Termite tenting is a fumigation process in which the house is completely sealed off before the actual pest control takes place. In this process, a poisonous gas, sulfuryl fluoride, is sprayed into every nook and corner of the house, so as to eradicate any signs of termite infestation. The house has to be fully covered with a thick covering material, so that none of the lethal spray permeates and gets through.
The termites are still active. Activity exists in the bearers and joists and in the laundry at the rear approx 25 meters away and in the garden at the extreme rear of the property approx 40 meters away.
Swarms of flying ants are not dangerous, as far as they are outdoors and you are not disturbing them. If they are indoors, check whether there are established colonies (inside the house), which can be destroyed through pest control methods. If they are outdoors, seal the entry points to the house to prevent the ants from entering. Once inside, the female ants may start a colony in any crevice or similar locations in the house and cause an infestation. If the flying ants prove to be a nuisance, you may use an insect spray or any other method to get rid of them.
Seal Up: As far as possible, try to empty the house of any perishable food items that may be present in your kitchen. If you cannot carry them out with you, then you need to seal all of them tightly with a cover that the fumigation people may provide you with. If they don’t then get some super strong plastic bags and seal all the food exterminators items properly.
So I trolled through the aisles anyway and tried to find something, anything that would allow me to expel or battle these flying rats. I finally came across an ultrasonic pest repeller device-the type that you plug into the wall termite control so that it transmits a sound that only pests can hear.
Be sure to plant things like marigold and catnip in your garden to keep bad insects away. Lemon basil also works very well to prevent garden pests. You will notice that a lot of plants that keep away harmful insects seem to draw beneficial insects.
Flying ants are sexually active males and females, which develop wings only for the purpose of reproduction. You may not see winged members in every ant species, as only some of the species produce flying ants or winged ants. In some species, only the sexually active males have wings. These ants, with two pairs of wings are produced seasonally by mature ant colonies. They wait till the weather conditions become perfect to leave the colony to swarm and mate. Usually, swarms of flying ants can be seen during summers. They like warm, humid and clear weather for mating and so they come out of their colonies, two to three days after heavy rains.
Once you are armed with the right facts and materials, you should be able to handle rodents quickly and efficiently before they overstay their welcome in your home and ruin your holidays.