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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.

How to eliminate termites

  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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