Protecting Your New Home From Termites

in Welcome to the Forum ! Tue Jan 03, 2017 7:02 am
by mukesh381 • 3 Posts

Termite control is an important aspect of residential pest control. Perhaps, there is nothing more destructive to a structure that is made mostly of wood than a colony of termites. The problem is quite prevalent. Because of the destructive effects of a termite infestation on a property, one of the primary services offered by professional pest control Bedroom Guardian companies is termite control.Preliminary inspections by trained personnelA termite infestation is usually subterranean so that the earliest signs are invisible from the property owners. Most of the time, when there are visible signs already, the infestation has already overtaken a huge part of the house, albeit unbeknownst to the owner.


Professionals with expertise on pest control usually perform an inspection in order to locate the highly active areas. The first step, which is the most important step, is determining where the termites are. Termite tunnel are recognizable when they are on the surface. If there is a rumor of termites, it is best to confirm their presence by looking for mud tubes. Usually, some insects can be found there. Another means of ascertaining the presence of termites is to look for hollow spots on exposed wood. Take care not to mistake ant swarms for termite swarms. Termites and ants both survive as insect colonies, but the insects look quite different from one another. For example, individual ants are either red or black in color, while termites are cream white in color.

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