Termites are usually very harmful despite the fact that they are just small insects. The main reason why they are so harmful is that they come in hundreds and they can cause major damages within a short time. They primarily attack and feed on wood but they can also damage books, papers, insulations, filtration systems and even swimming pool liners.
They usually invade buildings in places that even the homeowners can stay for a long time without noticing that they are there. This makes it paramount for every homeowner to take the necessary termite control measures. These measures will remove the termites and also prevent them from gaining access to different structures.
Most of the measures that are meant to deal with termites require professionalism. This is because there are certain tools and skills that are required to deal with termites. Furthermore, some of the places that termites usually attack are hidden and as a result, it requires certain skills to access these areas. If termites have attacked a small structure that is not attached to the main buildings they can travel to find additional food.
There is a myriad of companies that provide termite control services in the Houston region. Because of this, it is always important to select a company that is able to provide the best services available and in a timely fashion. Check with Yelp, Google, Facebook, and other places for true testimonials on how a company performs its duties. Look for the highest number of testimonials with 5-star reviews before you make your selection. Such a company will have professionals with the right skills to deal with the termites. The professionals will also have the necessary tools that are specially designed to deal with termite problems. Furthermore, professionals will use different methods to deal with termites that a novice will not even know exists. In case the termites come back the professional companies should have specific contracts, and will come back and deal with them without charging any further fees. This provides homeowners will provide quality services to ensure the termites are killed and do not return.
Some of the most common termite control methods include using chemicals that are put on the soil. These chemicals can kill the termites or prevent them from accessing the different structures. Whenever the termites come across these chemicals they change their routes and as a result, will not go past the chemicals. The professionals proving the services to control termites will provide helpful advice on the right chemicals to use. They will also know the most ideal points to apply the chemicals. They might also decide to use other methods such as using baits. The baits will attract the termites and this can change their direction to divert them from accessing the various structures. Furthermore, the professionals can spray the various structures with substances that will keep the termites away.
Depending on which method is used to control the termites, homeowners need to know the safety attributes to observe. Some of the chemicals used to control termites might be harmful to pets or even the people who come into contact with them. The professionals usually advise homeowners on the safety attribute to observe. Our professional technicians are highly trained and have hundreds and hundreds of hours working in real-life situations. They will advise the homeowner on how long the various methods used will remain effective. The importance of this is that it helps the homeowners be able to make informed decisions when deciding the methods they prefer. Therefore, it is always helpful to do proper termite control provided it is done in the right manner by competent people.
Termites cost Texas homeowners hundreds of millions of dollars each year. Prevention is the key to protecting your investment in your home from the threat of termite infestation. Cypress Critters And Pests inspect and recommends above and below ground treatments for your home that can eliminate and prevent termites for up to 10 years. If you are building a new home, pre-construction treatment is highly recommended.
Termites cause over $5 billion in damage annually in the U.S. alone. A single termite queen can lay up to 40,000 eggs per day.