FAQ - Termites control
WHAT ARE TERMITES ?
Termites are wood-destroying insects. Their presence dates back to the dinosaurs. While they play an important role in nature, experts estimate they cause $5 billion of property damage each year
HOW DO TERMITES LOOK LIKE ?
Termites range in size from one-eighth of an inch to one inch long. They can vary in shades of white, brown and black, depending on their type and age. Termites are sometimes confused with flying ants because both have wings and antennae.
WHAT ARE THE SIGNS OF A TERMITE PROBLEM ?
Pest that stays behind the scenes, termites create significant damage to structures out of the public eye. Signs of a possible termite infestation include termite swarming (in spring), earthen mud tubes on foundation walls, support piers, and floor joists, and sawdust-like remnants near tiny holes in wood.
ARE WHITE ANTS AND TERMITES THE SAME ?
Yes, termites are sometimes known as white ants, although the term “termites” is more accurate. Our white ant treatment services are therefore exactly the same as our termite treatments.
WHEN ARE TERMITES MOST COMMON ?
Once a colony is established, termites are a year-round problem. However, there is an increase in colony expansion activity during warm weather.
WHAT DOES THE TERMITE INSPECTION PROCESS INVOLVE ?
A termite inspection involves a thorough, top-to-bottom examination of your home for signs of termite activity by one of our pestoman highly trained technicians. If we found evidence of termites and outlining we recommend treatment options.
WHAT IS "PRE-TREATMENT"? HOW IS THIS DIFFERENT FROM "TREATMENT" ?
Pre-treatment means treating the soil under the structure before cement floors are poured in place. This treatment would be a great benefit instead of drilling through concrete.
The method of treatment, amount and kind of pesticide used, and methods of application are the same for both pre-treatment and treatment, unless drilling would be needed.
HOW OFTEN SHOULD MY HOUSE BE TREATED FOR TERMITES ?
This is a difficult question to answer. Many factors including soil type, termite chemical used, quality of treatment, construction type, and design of the home can all affect the longevity of termiticides in the soil. Your best bet is to have your home inspected annually, following instructions of a responsible professional in your area.
HOW ARE TERMITES CONTROLLED ?
A pest control professional will come in and treat the problem so that you can live comfortably in your home.
HOW PESTOMAN TERMITE INFESTATION SOLUTIONS WORK ?
PESTOMAN offers an effective solution to termite infestation which are fast and non-toxic. Our treatment options vary depending on the severity of the termite problem; we conduct a comprehensive inspection of your property at the time of treatment by one of our Termite Technicians. Our professionals have the training, expertise and technology to eliminate termite infestations.
Regardless of whether you need a pest inspection to determine the presence of termites or you need affordable extermination, Pestoman Pest Control is here for you. We provide residential and commercial pest control services. Contact our team today to get started!