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Ecola Treatments Comparison

ECOLA Heat – Full Structure

Area of Coverage:
Full structure or local area.

Time Per Unit:
4-12 Hours

Advantages:
Completely Non-Chemical.
Eradication where heat is confined.
Only Non-Chemical solution other than Fumigation.

Disadvantages:
All heat sensitive materials must be removed from the area or protected.

ECOLA Heat – Local Area

Area of Coverage:
Full structure or local area.

Time Per Unit:
4-12 Hours

Advantages:
Completely Non-Chemical. Eradication where heat is confined.

Disadvantages:
All heat sensitive materials must be removed from the area or protected.

Electro-Gun

Area of Coverage:
1 - 4 ft of board

Time Per Unit:
2 - 30 minutes per unit

Advantages:
Maneuverable device; Non-chemical Termite Treatment

Disadvantages:
No ability to measure lethal application

Microwave

Area of Coverage:
1 - 4 ft of board

Time Per Unit:
10 - 30 minutes per unit

Advantages:
Control without drilling; Non-Chemical Termite Treatment

Disadvantages:
Poor maneuverability for confined areas

Borates

Area of Coverage:
Raw wood surfaces

Time Per Unit:
10 minutes - 2 hours

Advantages:
Large coverage possible, residual protection

Disadvantages:
Only unfinished wood treatable, drilling of infested wood recommended

Orange Oil

Area of Coverage:
Wood Surfaces

Time Per Unit:
Highly Variable

Advantages:
Citrus Smell; Low Toxicity; No known over exposure conditions relative to medical conditions

Disadvantages:
Contact kill; Citrus smell; Flammable at 122F; Marine Pollutant; Biodegradable (93% in 21 days); Low residue value; Time consuming procedure. Many holes drilled/not aesthetically pleasing.

Eco SMART™

Area of Coverage:
Localized areas

Time Per Unit:
1 - 2 Hours

Advantages:
Non-chemical and low-toxicity treatments; FDA classified: "Generally Recognized as Safe" (GRAS)

Disadvantages:
Breakdown quickly and may require more frequent applications.

Fumigation

Area of Coverage:
Entire structure

Time Per Unit:
2 - 3 days

Advantages:
Complete eradication of termites in entire structure

Disadvantages:
Overnight evacuation and food protection required

Wood Replacement

Area of Coverage:
Damaged wood member

Time Per Unit:
Highly variable

Advantages:
Complete removal of infestation

Disadvantages:
Infestation may run into adjacent, more difficult to remove, wood members

Termidor®

Area of Coverage:
Outdoor ground

Time Per Unit:
Variable

Advantages:
Powerful residual protection; Transfer effect kills colony

Disadvantages:
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Foam/Precision Injection

Area of Coverage:
Walls; ceiling stud/joist bays

Time Per Unit:
Variable

Advantages:
Large coverage capabilities; residual effect; Penetration into wood; Low-toxicity; Allows treatments into inaccessible areas; Cost effective

Disadvantages:
Biodegradable; injection points needed through wall and/or ceilings to apply method.

ECOLA Heat – Full Structure

Area of Coverage:
Full structure or local area.

Time Per Unit:
4-12 Hours

Advantages:
Completely Non-Chemical.
Eradication where heat is confined.
Only Non-Chemical solution other than Fumigation.

Disadvantages:
All heat sensitive materials must be removed from the area or protected.

ECOLA Heat – Local Area

Area of Coverage:
Full structure or local area.

Time Per Unit:
4-12 Hours

Advantages:
Completely Non-Chemical. Eradication where heat is confined.

Disadvantages:
All heat sensitive materials must be removed from the area or protected.

Electro-Gun

Area of Coverage:
1 - 4 ft of board

Time Per Unit:
2 - 30 minutes per unit

Advantages:
Maneuverable device; Non-chemical Termite Treatment

Disadvantages:
No ability to measure lethal application

Microwave

Area of Coverage:
1 - 4 ft of board

Time Per Unit:
10 - 30 minutes per unit

Advantages:
Control without drilling; Non-Chemical Termite Treatment

Disadvantages:
Poor maneuverability for confined areas

Borates

Area of Coverage:
Raw wood surfaces

Time Per Unit:
10 minutes - 2 hours

Advantages:
Large coverage possible, residual protection

Disadvantages:
Only unfinished wood treatable, drilling of infested wood recommended

Orange Oil

Area of Coverage:
Wood Surfaces

Time Per Unit:
Highly Variable

Advantages:
Citrus Smell; Low Toxicity; No known over exposure conditions relative to medical conditions

Disadvantages:
Contact kill; Citrus smell; Flammable at 122F; Marine Pollutant; Biodegradable (93% in 21 days); Low residue value; Time consuming procedure. Many holes drilled/not aesthetically pleasing.

Eco SMART™

Area of Coverage:
Localized areas

Time Per Unit:
1 - 2 Hours

Advantages:
Non-chemical and low-toxicity treatments; FDA classified: "Generally Recognized as Safe" (GRAS)

Disadvantages:
Breakdown quickly and may require more frequent applications.

Fumigation

Area of Coverage:
Entire structure

Time Per Unit:
2 - 3 days

Advantages:
Complete eradication of termites in entire structure

Disadvantages:
Overnight evacuation and food protection required

Wood Replacement

Area of Coverage:
Damaged wood member

Time Per Unit:
Highly variable

Advantages:
Complete removal of infestation

Disadvantages:
Infestation may run into adjacent, more difficult to remove, wood members

Termidor®

Area of Coverage:
Outdoor ground

Time Per Unit:
Variable

Advantages:
Powerful residual protection; Transfer effect kills colony

Disadvantages:
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Foam/Precision Injection

Area of Coverage:
Walls; ceiling stud/joist bays

Time Per Unit:
Variable

Advantages:
Large coverage capabilities; residual effect; Penetration into wood; Low-toxicity; Allows treatments into inaccessible areas; Cost effective

Disadvantages:
Biodegradable; injection points needed through wall and/or ceilings to apply method.