Have you noticed termite activity in a tree stump in your yard? If you found termites in a tree stump, you will want to know what to do to get rid of termites. You will surely want to get rid of termites in a tree stump in your yard because once they have completely consumed the wood and look for food source their next target could be your home.
What are the signs termite infested tree stump(s)?
Termites will go in the middle of a tree stump for food and build a colony. These wood-boring insects are expert builders, they won’t eat all of the wood to protect the colony. Normally, most of the termite nests are built in the roots system of trees. Their tree nests will be their main base and termites will seek out to search for food supply – and that could your house.
The most noticeable signs you have termites in your stump is external mud-leads. Seeing external mud-workings is a clear indication of termites operating in the area.
What should you do?
First, don’t panic. It’s common for termites to feed on a tree or stump and make it their home. Trees or stumps are an ideal food source and a perfect nesting location for termites.
Termites mostly do their activities in the centre of the tree or stump. You will have to drill holes to inject a non-repellent poison to exterminate termite activity. Also, it is best to ask an expert in termite treatment Bundamba to help you get rid of termites in the tree stump.
Since tree stumps can be a trip hazard and attracts pest, it is recommended to grind out the stump. You may use stump grinding services to do the job for you.