Every year, thousands of homes suffer expensive damage caused by termites. In most cases, their presence isn’t known until the damage is severe. By then, it could be too late to do much to prevent them from literally consuming your home out from under you. However, by choosing termite control through Pink Pest Services, you can prevent these pests from eating everything you’ve worked hard to acquire.
Termites can multiply quickly, and all those new termites are going to need sustenance. They can find this with wood chips, dead trees, and wooden elements of your home. You may not realise that termites are present, but it’s important to be aware of the signs, such as a spongy feeling when you walk over wooden floors, bits of sawdust everywhere, and a soft ‘chewing’ sound emanating from the walls.
Primarily, termites live in colonies with a queen. She reproduces at a rapid rate while the others eat and feeds. Other members of the colony are army termites who defend the colony from other pests. However, as they all leave signs, it is important to go through your property to see if you have a colony or signs of one.
Stop Them Before They Eat It All
The most important thing to do is stop them as soon as possible before they cause severe or irreparable damage to the home. You’ll find a variety of commercial products designed to do that, but it may be best to hire professionals for the job.
If you’re not very careful, you could harm yourself or others with the chemicals, and it’s also necessary to get every single termite, including the queen. Otherwise, she’ll produce more of them, and they’ll go back to devouring your house. Likewise, if the queen dies, but not all the other termites, they’ll elect a new queen, and the process will continue.