Termites, the great destroyers of wood and property value. If you see signs of a termite infestation on your property, don’t panic, but don’t ignore it either. These hungry critters feast on the wood that is the fundamental infrastructure of our homes. These pests eat wood from the inside out, making infestations silent, but dangerous. If a termite infestation is left unchecked, it can bring a home or building to ruin.
Keep on the lookout for signs of an infestation. It is recommended that homes get checked every one to three years by a licensed professional. The earlier you catch a termite infestation, the less damage you will have to repair after extermination. Signs of a termite infestation include:
- Swarms or discarded wings near doorways and windows.
- Droppings, known as frass, are wood-colored pellets found in piles.
- Bubbling or uneven paint.
- Wood damage- splitting, or gouged wood.
- Mud tubes, near the foundation of the building, provide moisture to subterranean termites.
If you have environmental concerns regarding the chemicals used during the extermination process, rest assured that there are green treatments available. Two of these eco-friendly solutions are Orange Oil and Bora-Care.
Repair the Damage
After the extermination, take a moment and breathe a sigh of relief – they’re gone! The next step is to evaluate the damage and put a plan in place to repair the affected areas.
Don’t Go It Alone
A termite infestation is a serious matter. Let the professionals help you. Our team will guide you through the process from estimate to repair, answering any questions you may have along the way. We are a family-owned, veteran-operated, and women-led business. Don’t let termites take a bite out of your property value! If you think you may have a termite infestation contact Pest Solutions today!