What are your best choices for conducting termite damage repair? We can break this down into three parts: prevention, prompt reaction, and timely termite treatment. Only when you have certified the structure is clear of a termite presence should you begin to repair any termite damage.
Prevention of Termite Damage Repair with Inspection
The adage, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, has probably never been truer for your home or business than when it comes to termites. Consider that termite’s cost homeowners and business owners millions and millions of dollars here in North Texas every year.
When it comes to prevention, the key factor comes down to having a timely inspection. When you purchase your location, there was likely an inspection for termite damage. How long ago was that, though? If it has been a year or more, then you are at risk and should get an inspection.
Termites swarm during the spring of each year to find new a new home. Hopefully, it is not in your home or business. Part of the issue with termites in the North Texas area is that we have more exposure to the subterranean species of termites. They tend to come into a location under the foundation and might be less noticeable to the untrained eye.
Also, you need to know what you are looking for even to be sure that you have spotted those pests. Termites tend to start inside the wood and work their way out which can leave them harder to detect.
Although termites will leave tracks or a termite trail such as feces, eggs, dead termites and a powder-like residue (digested wood), they invade deep into the structure. In fact, an untreated termite invasion can become an issue for the stability of the structure. These factors are at least in part why termite damage repair can be so very costly.
Clearly, a proper inspection for termites can be worth its weight in Gold.
Prompt Reaction to Signs of Termites
Inspections aside, you should always be mindful of possible termite activity. Just seeing termites in a pile of wood in your yard is not a sure sign that your home is infected. However, it can remind you that termites are in the area and you should take prompt actions.
If you see termites, then you need to contact a professional quickly. They will have the training and experience to assure that you stay protected. If termite damage repair is necessary, you will need to conduct your due diligence before you begin those repairs.
In the previous section, we discuss a few signs of a termite infestation. To recap, they are dead termites, eggs, feces and digested wood or a powder-like substance. You might also see damage to wood and sheetrock in the area. You might see other insects that look like termites; however, it would be wise to follow up on those sightings. Take action to confirm whether you have an issue with termites.
Perform Your Termite Treatment on a Timely Basis.
Once you have detected and confirmed a termite infestation, they are already at work. To help avoid further costly repairs, do not put off a proper termite treatment. A proper treatment involves engaging a professional to assure a proper and complete treatment.
Some people are tempted to do it themselves to save money. The Do-It-Yourself is usually more costly approach for the situation. Improper treatment and then repair of the structure only leaves the termites to continue their damage to your location. You must be 100% sure that they are gone.
Being proactive with prevention and a professional inspection will save you the most in the long run. When you see signs of termite, you should react promptly to protect your home or business asset. Finally, you must get a trained professional experienced to treat confirmed cases of termites.
Having a professional termite service provider on your side in all three phases will reduce your termite damage repair outlays in the long run.
Why Reliant Termite & Pest Control, Inc.?
Reliant, as our name suggests, is known for our dependability in both termite services and pest control since 1998. We have proudly served the DFW Metroplex which includes Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington, Burleson, Carrollton, Crowley, Garland, Grand Prairie, Irving, Mansfield, McKinney, Mesquite, Plano, Richardson, Lewisville and the surrounding cities.
Reliant technicians have the skill and experience to detect and treat your termite problems.
Reliant Termite & Pest Control will come to you to inspect for and provide termite for termites as well as other pests. Give us a call today at (817) 297-7555 to schedule your appointment. Alternatively, you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to the opportunity to serve you.