Drywood Termite Control

With weather like ours, drywood termites thrive in Hawaii and unlike the more common Tent Fumigationsubterranean termites that live and feed in soil, this type of wood-destroying insect will establish highly destructive colonies within dry, sound pieces of wood. What’s worse? It is common to find multiple drywood termite colonies within the same wooden structure. At Sandwich Isle Pest Solutions, we realize that when drywood termites infest, they not only present a threat to your structure but to furniture, flooring, window trim, wooden picture frames, doors and door frames. That is why we offer effective termite control options that are designed specifically for this pest.

Tent Fumigation

At Sandwich Isle Pest Solutions, we also offer tent fumigation as a drywood termite treatment option. This is a 24 to 48 hour treatment process that includes:

  • Covering the structure with tarps: Once preparation has been completed, our professional fumigators will tent your structure with large tarps, get the interior ready and seal all tarps.

  • Releasing a warning agent: Once the tenting is complete, Chloropicrin, the warning agent, will be released inside. This helps ensure the home is vacated of people and pets prior to fumigation.

  • Lock down: All the doors will be secured with additional locking devices designed to prevent entry by anyone except by Sandwich Isle’s licensed fumigators.

Fumigation With Vikane

At Sandwich Isle, we introduce Vikane gas fumigant into the home. This fumigant is designed to penetrate deep into wood to eliminate drywood termites.

Aeration and Certification

When the fumigation is complete, we’ll aerate your home. Before our fumigators certify that the home is clear, they will use detection equipment to make sure the gas is gone.

After a fumigation treatment has been completed and the gas fumigant cleared, you can enter your home or business without worry. Unlike many competitive treatments, Vikane doesn’t remain inside after the treatment nor does it leave

 behind surface residual. While this method quickly resolves termite infestations and treats the whole structure, it does not provide future protection from termites after the tent is removed.

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Orange Oil Plus+ For Drywood Termites

If you’re looking for an eco-friendly termite solution, one that leaves no toxic residue or by-products behind, Sandwich Isle can help. Created by extracting oil from citrus rinds through steam distillation, Orange Oil Plus+ is a proven treatment for drywood termites that kill these wood destroying pests on contact.

Termite InspectionBecause Orange Oil is 95% pure d-limonene, it has the ability to wick through wood, traveling through porous cells of the wood in all directions which results in the complete elimination of drywood termites. Get all of your Orange Oil Plus+ questions answered here!

Other benefits of using our Orange Oil Plus+ product include that it is:

  • Pet-friendly
  • Renewable
  • Landscape-friendly
  • Affordable
  • Tent-free

Learn more about what this organic termite treatment can do for you here!

HomeGuard Inspection 

And Borate Treatment Program

At Sandwich Isle Pest Solutions, we believe your home is your own and should be free of termites. Unfortunately we also realize that without proper treatment,your home is susceptible to insect attacks. That is why we are pleased to offer homeowners our HomeGuard Inspection and Borate Treatment Program. Advantages of the HomeGuard Inspection And Borate Treatment Program include:

  • Very low mammalian toxicity and long term residual benefit of borate

  • Very little disruption to home occupants (In fact, they can be home while treatment occurs!)

  • Residual protection that lasts for the life of the wood

  • No heavy tarpaulins 

  • No additional cost involved

  • Re-treatment can be completed with very little disruption if ever needed

Designed to solve pest problems naturally, this program utilizes sodium borate. A natural mineral that has protected lumber from wood-destroying insects now provides even broader insect control and protects your home from pests such as beetles, cockroaches, carpenter ants, earwigs and silverfish.