How to Deal with Termites

In this how-to video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva consults with a professional exterminator about ridding a home of termites

In this video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva explains how to deal with termites.

Steps:

1. Use sprayer to apply insecticide around outside of building; spray onto wood surfaces 24 inches up from foundation.
2. From inside the basement, spray insecticide to the wood framing 24 inches in from foundation wall.

 
 

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