If You Have Termites We Can Knock 'Em Out

Billions In Damage

Each year termites cause more than $2 billion in damage to homes, businesses and warehouses across the country. Effectively preventing and controlling termites can be a difficult and complex process. Termites have survived for millions of years with veracious appetites and they quickly adapt to changing environments. The only way to lower your home or facility’s risk of termite infestation is employing ongoing professional protection and prevention. The small expense now could save you thousands of dollars later.

Termites In Michigan

Here in Michigan there is a variety of termite called the Subterranean Termite. Termites, in general, are social insects that live in colonies and divide work to provide food, water and shelter. They feed on cellulose, which comes from plants and is the primary component in wood, cardboard and paper. Termites require a continuous supply of moisture to build their mud tubes.

Detection

If you think you might have a termite problem it is best to contact a pest control professional to inspect the area. We will perform a thorough inspection and come up with a treatment plan for your home or business.

Things to look out for:

  • Piles of small, delicate wings shed by reproductive termites
  • Mud tubes built by termites for above ground travel
  • Damaged or hollow sounding wood
  • Pinholes in drywall or wallpaper