TERMITE CONTROL

With both treatment and preventative services, Al Matafi offers the most advanced solutions to protect your premises from Termites.

THREAT

Termite activity often goes undetected. If termites find a crack as thin as a credit card in your home's structure, they can get in and eat away without any visible signs. That's why effective termite control is vital.

TERMITE TYPES

These are the three main termite types to worry about in the UAE.

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FORMOSAN

When Formosan termites find larger pieces of wood, they work on the surface first. As they continue into the wood where they do not need to build mud tunnels. 

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DRYWOOD

Drywood termites are usually found in warm, southern climates. They house their colonies within the wood on which they feed.

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SUBTERRANEAN

Subterranean termites are found throughout the UAE. These pests build their colonies underground and can travel above ground to access food sources. 

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Signs Of Termite Activity

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Evidence Of Swarms

After swarming, termites usually leave discarded wings. There may also be several black or brown dead termites found

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Blisters in wood flooring

Dark areas or blisters in wood flooring can indicate termites feeding within or below.

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Damaged Wood

Hollowed wood usually has a honeycomb interior and an empty sound.

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Mud Tubes

Mud tubes the width of a drinking straw connect termites to their food source.