Termite Control

Feb 15, 2020 | Blog

Termite ControlSpring may not be upon us just yet, but it will be here before we know it. Along with that warmer weather comes pests that would love to invade our homes, one of the worst being termites. Termite control is such a huge issue for people who own their own homes, whether they live there or not. These pests can be fought of course, and there are several ways to do it.

Chemical or Green…

Essentially, termite control is most often done with the use of chemicals. The chemical manufacturing companies have developed all sorts of eco-friendly chemicals that can help with termite control. Most of these chemicals are not harmful to humans and are extremely effective when it comes to eradicating a termite problem both before and after it starts.

There are lots of ways that you can approach termite control, however. If you are concerned about the effects of chemicals on our environment, then you might want to consider a green approach to termite control. That means you will have to remove any possible food sources for these foraging pests that can take over your home and eradicate the wood before you even know it is happening.

Remove Moisture…

Termites lay their eggs in damp, moist soil. That means if you have a crawl space, you should take steps to either spray that crawl space with chemicals to kill off the living termites and prevent the hatchlings from growing to maturity. What happens when you do this type of termite control is that you are killing off the living bugs and when the eggs hatch, there are no worker termites that can help get food to those hatchlings.

You must make sure that you eliminate any type of moisture leakage that can make the wood that holds your house up structurally unsound. Wet wood is a buffet table for the common termite, so eliminating the source of the moisture is the best start toward termite control you can take.

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Call The Professionals…

Having the expertise of a professionally licensed pest control company is another great step you can take toward termite control. No one wants termites in their home, so taking steps to make sure that they don’t come around in the first place is the best thing you can do for yourself and your home. Termite control begins with making sure that you don’t get a problem started. A professionally licensed pest control company can help you come up with a termite control plan that works for you and can keep your home safe from infesting termites.

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