Termites in a home have the potential to wreak an incredible amount of damage to the structure. As a result, as soon as you realize that you have them, you need to get rid of them… IMMEDIATELY! Let us help. Because we possess the skills, technology, and knowledge required to eradicate termites completely, even via preventative measures, we are able to perform full termite treatments. The criteria for the prevention and treatment of termites in the Central Valley area have been raised as a direct result of the aforementioned considerations.
THE HARM THAT TERMITES HAVE CAUSED
Would you mind taking a look at those instructions? If the termites are not treated, they might inflict as much damage as that if they are allowed to continue feeding. This is by no means the most difficult aspect of the situation at all. Termites are without a doubt one of the most dangerous and destructive bugs that you and your property will ever come into contact with. Termite infestations may cause severe structural damage to a building. In point of fact, it is believed that the annual cost of termite damage in the United States exceeds one billion dollars. Not until they are completely satiated, but rather until all of the food has been devoured, they will consume everything and everything in their way. This includes drywall, wood, and even other materials. Immediately put an end to providing them with food.
Naturally, in order to eradicate termites from your house, you will first need to ascertain whether or not you really have an infestation of them. The question now is, how can you find out whether this is the case? In order to get you started, here are a few pointers that you should keep an eye out for:
- Any flaws in the paint, such as bubbling, cracking, or other irregularities (termite droppings).
- When the piece of wood is tapped, the sound that it makes should be hollow.
- mud tubes linked to the outer walls, wooden beams, or crawl areas of the building.
- The sudden appearance of a transitory swarm of winged insects either within your home or emerging from the ground in the region around your property.
- You come across a termite with wings that are usually the same size, antennae that are often straight, and a waist that is typically very substantial.
Termite activity may be discovered if the ports of entry that termites use, as well as how termites live, are known. For this reason, it is important to keep the following facts in mind:
- Termites are able to develop colonies and create their own dwelling area if the conditions are right for them in wet locations.
- Both above and below-ground termite nests have an additional role, which is the collection of water, and may be found in both dry and moist environments.
- Termites may enter homes by going via tree roots and pipes. Termites also migrate through pipes.
- Termites are able to get into homes via cracks as narrow as one thirty-second of an inch.
- They have the capability to cause damage in regions that are not easily seen, such as crawl spaces, window frames, and the spaces behind walls.
Simply give us a call to schedule an appointment for a complete and in-depth termite inspection if you are still in need of help in analyzing the termite situation in your house. Our inspectors are the best in the business. After conducting a thorough inspection of your home and property (including crawlspaces and attics), we will let you know whether or not you have a termite problem, the severity of that problem, and how to get rid of the termites. We will also provide recommendations on how to get rid of the termites.
In addition, bear in mind that we are always available to talk to you over the phone or send you an email and that we are here to help you in any way that we can.
TIPS FOR CALPEST: Maintain a Dry Environment
Because most termites can’t survive without water, one of the most effective ways to prevent them from entering your house is to keep it dry. Dehumidifiers and vapor barriers, in areas where their usage is permissible, are two fantastic tools for accomplishing this goal. Do you still need assistance? You may reach us at any time.