It can be a scary thing to learn that you have a termite infestation in your home. These pests are known for the expensive damage they can cause to properties. Termites can eat away at the structural wood of your home around the clock. If you suspect that you have a termite infestation, it is important to take the threat seriously, get a professional inspection, have your home treated by a pro, and set up regularly scheduled preventative services.
Take the threat of termites seriously
If you suspect a termite infestation in your home, be sure and take that threat seriously. Termites cause billions of dollars in damage to properties every year. You can end up footing the bill for a long list of repairs that are not covered by homeowner’s insurance if you delay in taking action against termites.
Get a professional termite inspection
Getting a professional termite inspection is one of the most important things you can do if you suspect a termite infestation in your home. The inspector will listen to you and discuss any signs of termites you have noticed and then inspect your house for entry points, signs of termite activity, and termite damage. After the inspection, the termite pro will review the findings with you and recommend treatment and prevention options that will get and keep your home termite-free.
Have a professional treat your home for termites
Once the inspection is complete, you need to take action against the termites that are in your home. Termites are difficult to eradicate with do-it-yourself options because they typically infest areas of properties that are hard to access. Getting all of the termites out is essential to preventing further damage. The most effective way to eradicate termites from your home is by bringing in a termite professional. A professional can identify and apply the treatment option that will be most effective for your infestation.
Set up regularly scheduled preventative services
Once you have termites eradicated from your home, the next step is to set up regularly scheduled preventative services. Termites will not stop trying to find their way into your home just because you got rid of one infestation. It is possible to get another infestation in the future. A termite pro can help you protect your home from future infestations with regularly scheduled preventative services.
Take action right away if you suspect that you have a termite infestation in your home. Bring in a termite pro to inspect and treat your home for termites so you can stop them from damaging your property. At Nixtermite, we help homeowners with every step of the termite treatment and prevention process. You can get started today by reaching out and scheduling a termite inspection.