While an infestation of something like cockroaches, ants, or spiders might be more apparent, knowing whether your home is housing termites can be more difficult.
For many people, it takes uncovering damage to wood during construction or seeing a swarm to raise the issue of a termite infestation. These insects are largely silent, hard to discover, and found in every U.S. state except for Alaska, where temperatures are too low for termites to survive. Because of how widespread this pest is and the extreme damage it can cause before being discovered, termites cause more than $50 billion in property damage yearly.
How To Tell if Termites Are Active
Termites aren’t a problem you can fix on your own. A licensed pest control professional will be able to inspect your structure and determine whether:
- You have termites.
- There was a previous termite issue that is no longer a threat.
- Your home … Read Full Post »