Tuesday, March 24th, 2020 by Chris Alford
With spring on the horizon,subterranean termites, the most destructive termite species, will begin swarming. The bad news: they may be seeking out your home for their new nesting space.
As pest management professionals across the country recognized Termite Awareness Week March 8-12, Alford Home Solutions, your local pest control, bed bug, and termite expert, would like to share the top five signs that a home may be infested with destructive termites.
It’s estimated that termites cause $5 billion in damage to homes every year. For you, that might mean costly repair bills if you don’t spot and control a termite infestation sooner rather than later. To add insult to injury, the damage caused by termites is typically not covered by homeowner insurance.
Subterranean termites do the majority of their destructive handiwork out of sight – below ground, in attics, wall voids, and crawlspaces. Because most homeowners don’t recognize the more visible signs of an infestation, corrective actions are usually delayed until it is too late.
Now, Alford Home Solutions doesn’t recommend that you perform your own termite inspection. However, there are a few red flags you can look for that may signal the presence of an infestation. Here are five signs that your home may have termites:
You can protect your home from subterranean termites this spring. Call 1-304-768-2135 or email the Alford termite experts at [email protected] to schedule a professional inspection of your home. If termites are present, your Alford termite inspector will review treatment options available to you.
And don’t forget to ask about Alford Home Solutions exclusive Total Protection Plan (TPP), which will cover your home against future infestations and damages as well as a full general pest protection plan. A full termite inspection must be performed to see if your home qualifies, and then, for a small monthly fee, you can avoid costly out-of-pocket treatment and repair expenses. This will save you money and headaches and give you peace of mind.
Until next time, thank you for helping to keep unwanted pests and termites out of your home and yard.
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