Termites are pests that destroy wood structures and wreak havoc around the world. Termite treatment includes drilling several holes into the foundation of your home so terminate-killing chemicals can be injected into those holes. Chemicals are also injected around your house into a trench cut close to your home. Sealing termite treatment holes will keep moisture, insects and other substances from entering your home's foundation. To seal those holes, you need a caulking gun and caulk.
Things You'll Need
- Rubber gloves
- Wire brush
- Caulking gun
- Masonry caulk
- Putty knife
Scrub the outside of the termite-treatment hole and the area around it with a wire brush to remove any loose dirt, dust and debris. Wear rubber gloves to protect your hands.
Cut the tip off a tube of masonry caulk.
Place the tube of masonry caulk into a caulking gun.
Squeeze caulk into the termite-treatment hole until the caulk starts to come out of the hole.
Smooth out excess caulk coming from the hole onto the foundation with a putty knife.
Tips & Warnings
- Follow recommendations and warnings on the masonry caulk container.
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