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When building a detached house, is there a mandatory and mandatory termite technique?

In the departments recognized as being infested by termites (ask the mayor or the prefecture), a protection must be put in place at the level of the foundations. This protection can take different forms:

- physicochemical barrier in the form of a waterproof film installed between the ground and the foundations,

- physical barrier in the form of very fine meshes, preventing the passage of termites,

- controllable construction device, allowing to visit the interface soil / building, the crawl space responds to this constraint.

In general, favor in the regions concerned materials not or not very sensitive to the attack of termites. Obviously avoid wood construction.

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