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Termite Control Middlesex County
Many people know that termites can eat through wood and plaster but they may not realize how quickly termites build nests and transport to and from them once they’ve found an entry point into your property. There are some basic facts you should know when selecting a termite control service.
When you do your research, you will see that Middlesex County Pest Control is the leader in successful control and eradication of termites. A service should have extensive knowledge and experience. The service should also be licensed and certified. These are all qualities of Middlesex County Pest Control. Our termite controls services provide consultations and examination of your property before devising a strategy. First you must know that there are many types of termites.
There are at least ten in the United States. They can create colonies of up to 5 million workers and produces anywhere from 3,000 to 10,000 eggs per year. Controlling them is extremely difficult without professional help. Because termites are attracted to damp places it is best if you make sure your faucets do not leek and if you have vents, make sure they are covered with screens and kept clean.
Wherever you have gutters and downspouts you should keep them clean. If you have air conditioners that leak, you should also find ways of preventing it. And anywhere that you have overgrown foliage and piles of firewood or mulch, they should not be touching the house. Any water leaking from pipes should also be sealed. Stopping the lifecycle of termites is crucial to controlling them.
There are several ways to determine if you have a termite infestation. Your property is a food source for termites. Termites travel though tunnels that they develop. It is an effective transport system that is visible only when they finally come above ground. These tunnels protect termites from being attacked.
The tubes can vary in size depending on how many workers are using them. If they are narrow, they are most likely workers and soldiers transporting food, but if the tunnels are wide, it means that you are already facing significant property damage.
It means there are many more soldiers and workers transporting food to the their nests. Subterranean tunnels are also present and they can measure up to 50 meters long. You can hear termites working. It sounds like scratching behind your walls or any place they can forage for wood.
You will also see suspicious looking piles of dust around wood in your property. You also can hear hollow sounds behind your wall that were not there before. You should also know what termites look like, as they can often be confused with carpenter ants.
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Getting Rid of Termites
Exterminating termites in one place doesn’t mean that you no longer have them. Although some people attempt to exterminate termites on their own, it usually ends in temporary results. It is advisable to use professional service. It will save you time and money in the long run. It is first necessary to identify the source of termites. Your property will need to be inspected before an eradication plan is developed.
You should also know the type of extermination products being used on your property. There are two categories of treatment that can be used—either liquids or baits. The purpose in any case is to provide you with long-lasting results that both eliminates termites and prevents them from doing further damage. Finally we will also provide a monitoring schedule, which will tell you what results you expect to see and when.