Best Termite Treatment Chemicals

Termite insecticides are one of the most effective methods in your battle against the persistent termites. In this article, we have curated some of the best termite treatment chemicals in the market for your consideration.

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1) Spectracide HG-96375 Terminate Termite Killer (with AccuShot Sprayer)

The Spectracide Terminate Termite Killer is a ready to use insecticide that works best in eradicating termites, carpenter ants and other home-invading pests such as roaches and fleas.

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It contains a clear, odourless, and non-staining formula that continues fighting the termites in your compound for up to nine months with each application. It can be used both indoors and outdoors.

  • AccuShot sprayer provides precise application to target the termites in their hide-out areas
  • Easy to use
  • Non-staining and odorless
  • Long-lasting with a residual killing of up to nine months

2) Harris Termite Control Spray Treatment

The Harries Termite control treatment is an EPA registered termite chemical formulated to eradicate termites and carpenter ants both indoor and out. Every purchase comes with a trigger sprayer for easy applications at affected areas.

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This ready-to-use termite treatment chemical is also odourless and non-staining, and has a residual killing effectiveness of up to one month after application.

  • EPA registered
  • Ready to use formula that does not require any mixing
  • Odorless and non-staining
  • Last up to one month with every application

3) Nissus Bora-Care Natural Borate Termite Control

The Nissus Bora-Care termite controller is designed to get rid of dry wood termites, Formosan termites, and subterranean termites. It’s formulated using Glycol that can penetrate deep into the wood, killing termites and provide a much-needed protection.

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To apply –  Mix product with water with the ratio of 1: 1 and apply by spraying or brushing mixture onto the wood surface.

  • No need to vacate home during treatment
  • Patented formula
  • Mixing is required

4) Demon Max Termite Insecticide

The Demon Max Insecticide termite treatment chemical is formulated to treat termites and other pests both indoor and outdoor. It contains the active ingredient Cypermethrin that kills more than 30 types of common household pests.

  • Works on both termite and general pest
  • Can be used both for pre- and post-construction treatment
  • Requires mixing

5) TERRO T 1901-6 Termite Killer

The Terro Carpenter Ant & Termite killer is an odourless and non-staining termite chemical that works on termites, carpenter ants and other common pests such as wood wasps. It has a residual killing effect of up to one month and the two-way spray nozzle allows easy application in crevices and wood cracks where termites live.

  • Fitted with a two-way spray nozzle
  • Can be used both indoors and outdoors
  • One month continuous killing

6) Bonide Products INC 371 Ready-to-use Termite Killer

The Bonide Termite Killer is a ready to use termite treatment that kills termite on contact and continues to provide protection on the treated surfaces for up to 4 weeks.

It can be used both indoor and outdoor to get rid of termites and other common pests such as yellow jackets and mud daubers.

  • Long-lasting killing of up to 4 weeks.
  • Pleasant scent
  • Ready to use (no mixing required)

Things to Note When Using Termite Chemicals

As with any other chemical based insecticide, termite chemical products may cause discomfort to you or harm your body during application. Here are a few things to note when using them.

(a) Wear Protective Gear During Application and Use

To prevent accidental contact with the chemical or inhaling of harmful chemicals into your body, be sure to wear a pair or rubber gloves and if possible, wear a respiratory mask when applying the termite chemical treatment.

(b) Follow the Manufacturer’s Guidelines

Each product will usually come printed with a manufacturer’s note detailing the best way to use it. Be sure to take some time to read the pack before proceeding with treatment.

(c) Use Products from Reputable Brands and Get Them from Licensed Dealers

The brands featured above are all great options and have been in the pest solutions industry for a long time. These companies have poured both time and money into experimenting and testing their products to ensure that they are effective and safe for commercial use. Do also try to purchase from licensed dealers to ensure you are buying original products.


Termite treatment chemical is one of the most effective methods against termites. However, with its effective killing content also comes with a certain degree of danger for you and your family during and after application. If you are not confident or are dealing with very severe termite problems, do consider hiring the professionals. 

That said, if you have detected termites in the early stage, the termite chemicals listed in this article can be very useful in your battle against the nasty pests.