Is Termite Control Something I Can Do On My Own?
According the Agricultural Department at the University of Kentucky, Entomology Departments often receive more calls about termites than any other household insect.
Here are some of the top questions asked by homeowners:
Why worry about termites? Termites cause billions of dollars in damage each year by primarily feed on wood, but also damaging paper, books, insulation and even swimming pool liners. Termites can injure living trees and shrubs, but more often are a secondary invader of trees and wooded plants already in decline. While buildings may become infested at any time, termites are of particular importance when buying or selling a home. Besides the monetary impact, thousands of winged termites emerging inside your home is an emotionally trying experience.
Why are infestations often discovered during March – May? Spring is when large numbers of winged termites, known as Swarmers, typically emerge inside homes. In nature, termites swarm to disperse and start new colonies. Triggered by warmer … Read Full Post »