Termites cause more damage annually than storms, fires and floods combined. Therefore, "You have termites!" is a phrase no homeowner ever wants to ever hear. Despite their miniature size, measuring only 10 millimeters in length, termites have notoriously voracious appetites! In as little as six months, a termite infestation can cause thousands of dollars worth of damage to an unsuspecting home. Each species have unique characteristics but also many things in common
What Do Termites Look Like?
The different species of Termites have a caste system composed of Workers, Soldiers and Reproducers (Kings, Queens and Alate). Since the majority of termite colonies are composed of workers, without expert analysis, they are virtually impossible to distinguish.
Actions to Take to Prevent Termites
Here are three easy steps you can take to make your home less prone to invasion.
Monitor and Control potential entry points.
Remove loose wood from around your home.
Minimize or Eliminate excess moisture from your home.
Treatment of Termites
The most effective way to combat termites is with an annual inspection by Tomasello Pest Control. If you suspect that your home or property has been invaded call Tomasello immediately and we will help you keep your termite related costs to a minimum.
The US will spend approximately $5 Billion dollars this year combating termites and repairing subsequent damage! Many insurance policies do not include coverage against termites. Approximately 600,000 homes will be attacked with an average repair cost of $3,000 per victim!
Schedule an inspection from Tomasello Pest Control and we will help you protect your home from Termites!
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