Our Fumigation Services

Tent Fumigation Process

AIM Pest Control’s licensed tent fumigators follow a strict process to ensure the complete removal of drywood termites, the effective aeration of our customers’ homes and the safety of our community.

Our customers know their properties are in good hands because we thoroughly screen all our fumigators and crew members. In addition, we bond all our fumigators and crew members.


Step by Step

1    Cover Home 


2    Post Permit


3    Release Agents


4    Lock Doors

5    Post Signs 


6    Keep Keys


7    Fumigating


8    Aeriate and Certify

Our proven tent fumigation process includes: 

  1. Covering your home with tarps: After your home has been prepared for fumigation, our licensed fumigators and crew members will tent it with large tarps, get the interior ready and seal all the tarps

  2. Posting permit notices: We obtain permits from the Florida Department of Agriculture and post these notices in conspicuous places as required by law

  3. Releasing warning agents: After we have tented your home, we will release a warning agent (tear gas) to ensure your home is vacated of all people and pets prior to fumigation

  4. Locking down: We will secure all the doors of your home with additional locking devices designed to prevent anyone other than our licensed fumigators from entering your home

  5. Posting warning signs: We will post danger signs to warn people to stay out of your home

  6. Keeping the keys: We will keep the keys to your property to ensure that nobody enters your home before it’s safe, as required by law

  7. Fumigating: We introduce the Vikane gas fumigant, which has been proven for more than 40 years to effectively remove termite problems in more than 2 million structures. The fumigant penetrates deep into the wood to completely eliminate all the drywood termites

  8. Aerating and certifying: After the fumigation is complete, our licensed fumigators will aerate your property and use sophisticated Interscam machines to verify that your home is completely aerated. After your home has received our clean bill of health, our fumigators will certify it so you and your loved ones can re-enter with confidence










Drywood Treatment

1    Termite Infestation 


2    Fumigant Introduction


  Fumigant Spread


4    Termite Eradication

1. Red dots indicate potential locations of termite infestations in your structure.
2. Shaded purple area simulates introduction of fumigant into your structure.
3. Fumigant reaching all areas of your home where termite colonies could be.
4. Results 100% total Drywood Termite eradication.

  • Drywood Termites:  Drywood Termites get their name from the fact that they live in dry wood. There are hundreds of species of Drywood Termites. The United States only have a few. There are the Powderpost termites or more commonly known as "furniture termites". The typical colony of Drywood Termites is relatively small compared to the subterranean termites. There can be multiple colonies in the same house. Unlike the subterranean termites where the colonies live in tubes and huts Drywood Termites live in the wood and tunnel along the grain of the wood. The best way to find these types of termites is to look for their fecal pellets or the fine powdered wood they leave behind.

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