Termites need to be dealt with fast and with force. These pests are a nuisance but they are also can put a financial strain on any family. In the U.S. alone, termites cause $5 billion a year in damage to homes. This being said, it is important that you know how long treatments last and that you keep up with routine control; you do not want termites to be a permanent problem for you and your home.
There are a lot of varying factors that go into the question of whether you need year-round pest control for termites. Some of these variables include the type of termites, the degree of infestation and the home environment. The two most common types of termites are subterranean and drywood. The subterranean termites live in the soil around the base of the house and create tunnels to move around and access the wood that makes up the house. Drywood termites are similar in that they also make tunnels but, theirs are made by eating right through the wood. While these are the two most common, there are still others that could invade your home such as Formosan, Dampwood, Conehead and more.
While the kind of termites is extremely important to treatment, the degree of infestation is also a major element. The larger the colony, the longer it will take to make sure it is out of your home for good. This is why it is important to identify if you have a termite problem fast and if so, take action even quicker. Follow-up appointments are also vital to make sure you do not run into the same problem in the future.
The constructible layout of your home is another factor that decides whether or not you require year-round treatment. We here at The Termite Boys will need access to all wood components of your home. This is where the termites eat and thrive, so it is important that all wood areas are well-treated. If some of these areas are inaccessible or more difficult to get to, the treatment will not be as effective and more visits will be required to ensure complete termite removal.
No matter what treatment you need, The Termite Boys are here to help. Whether it be year-round services to relieve a current termite problem or just to make sure one does not happen, we got you covered. It is never a bad idea to stay ahead of a termite infestation and in the end, you’ll be saving money.
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