How to Use Dominion 2L Termiticide for a Termite Treatment

How to Use Dominion 2L Termiticide for a Termite Treatment


Hey I’m Chris the Bug Guy from domyownpestcontrol.com
and today we’re going to show you how to get rid of termites with Dominion 2L. Dominion
is a liquid non-repellent termiticide/insecticide that comes in a 27.5 oz bottle with the active
ingredient Imidicloprid. This one bottle can make 50 gallons and treat up to 120 lineal
feet, and it usually takes 2 bottles per home. Once Dominion 2L has been used, it usually
lasts up to 5-7 years before you have to re-treat. Let’s go outside and show you how to Dominion
in the trenches around your house. Step 1 is digging the trench. The trench against
your house should be 6″ wide and 6″ deep. You can use a shovel or a pick axe, and the
trench will be directly against the foundation. Once you have dug the trench, it is 4 gallons
per 10 feet, 10 lineal feet, along the house. So you are going to mix in the termiticide,
make a line on the bucket if you need to for 4 gallons, and once it’s mixed we’re going
to evenly distribute it over the trench. So we have a 10′ section over here. You are going
to evenly distribute those 4 gallons over the 10′, and then move on to the next section.
By the time you get back around this should have dissipated into the soil. Now once you
have finished trenching and filling the trench with the termiticide, and it’s had time to
dissipate into the soil you need to put the back fill back into the trench. Now the dirt
right now is untreated. This is the dirt we took out of the trench, but you want to make
sure that you treat it before you put it back in because you don’t want a layer of untreated
soil on top of the treated soil. If termites happen to go right near the surface, they
are going to skip the termiticide you placed in the trench. So this is a lot easier with
two people. You want to mix some termiticide in a 1 gallon pump sprayer, and then you want
to have a shovel or a rake to push the dirt back in the trench. The person with the sprayer
is going to go ahead and start just wetting the dirt down, not so much that it is muddy,
but just start wetting the dirt down, and as you are pushing it back in with the shovel
or rake, the other person is going to wet it down. Just move on down the line. Let him
wet it down a little bit. As you shovel it back in they’re just going to wet down that
back fill and get it mixed well with the termiticide. Now your house is completely protected by
the professional termiticide. I hope you found this video useful. For more information click
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4 thoughts on “How to Use Dominion 2L Termiticide for a Termite Treatment”

  1. Why not push the back fill earth back into the trench while it is still full of the treated water-termiticide?? Would this not save a lot of time?

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