Termite Tenting Cost

Termites can be a huge problem for your home and you should be thinking about how to get rid of them. There are a couple of ways to get rid of termites, either by DIY (Doing It Yourself) or by getting professional help. If you are afraid that it will cost you a lot of money, then you should read below to find out exactly how much.

Termite tenting is also known as “Fumigation for termites” it is a process in which house is fumigated and sealed with a nylon tent so that all of the termites can be dealt with. Usually, the houses are fumigated with Sulfuryl Fluoride, which is odorless and colorless in nature and it leaves no excess behind later. It is the best solution when dealing with termites.

There is a considerable difference in price when dealing with the termites yourself compared to hiring a professional to do it for you. The cost of termite extermination ranges from $500 to $5000 (this usually includes additional preventative measures to keep the termites away for good), but if you are wondering how much termite tenting will cost alone then the price is around $500 to $3,000 because termite tenting is usually used when dealing with dry wood termites.

Usually the cost depends on the following factors:

  • How big is your property?
  • Which type of termite has infected your house?
  • Cost of the terminator.
  • Cost of terminating procedure
  • Additional costs

Below is a table showing the approximate difference between the DIY method and hiring a professional.

Method / Property Size Est. Price
DIY using chemical removal such as home defense/termidor foam for 240 sq ft Up to $240
DIY using termite baiting method (200 square ft) Up to 200
DIY while constructing a house (2500 square ft) Around $750
Professional extermination termite baiting for 2500 square ft Up to $3000
Professional extermination using chemical removal for 2500 square ft $1800-$3100
Professional extermination termite baiting for 1250  square ft $1500
Professional extermination using chemical removal for 1250 square ft $1350-$2500
Professional extermination using termite tenting for 1250 square ft $1250
Professional extermination using termite tenting for 2500 square ft $1250

To know for sure whether the termites have infected your home or not, take a hammer and tap on the walls of your house, if it sounds hollow or empty, you can assume that you have a termite infection, of course you should consult with a professional to be 100% certain. It is easier and cheaper to treat termite by yourself, but are not sure in yourself and your ability to deal with termites then please call in a professional, who will help you to get rid of termites.