Why Year-Round Termite Control is Essential for Tempe Residents

7/31/2018


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While humans typically regard termites as pests, they actually do serve an important role in our ecosystem as they naturally decompose wood and distribute water and nutrients into the soil. Although termites can be beneficial in nature, there is no upside to having these destructive pests in your Tempe home.

Termites are often referred to as “silent destroyers” due to the fact that they can work silently and are notorious for causing extensive damages that can go unnoticed for months or even years! This is why termite inspections and year-round termite control is essential for all residents living in the Tempe area; termite inspections are also extremely important when buying or selling a home.

You definitely don’t want to be caught unprepared when they hit their peak activity this summer! When left to their own devices, termites can take over your home and property in a very short period of time. If that happens, they will take up residence inside the wood in your home and reproduce exponentially which will only exacerbate the problem.

Termites will eat through any wood that they find inside your home in order to feed their colonies. As they eat through the wood, they create tunnels, galleries, and nests within the inside, which is why they often remain unnoticed for so long. Termites can damage just about any wooden structure including outbuildings, porches, furniture, personal belongings, walls, ceilings, floors, and the structural beams inside your home.

Though they can be hard to spot, termites do leave behind a few subtle signs of their presence such as mud tubes, shed wings, and “frass” or fecal matter outside tiny entry holes in the wood of your home. In addition, hearing faint rustling sounds in the walls of your home may be an indication of a termite infestation. Nevertheless, professional year-round termite control for homes and properties in the Tempe area is still a must!

If you are experiencing termite problems in your home, don’t worry. The professionals at Schendel Pest Services can help! With our year-round termite control, the Schendel Termite Elimination and Protection, we can provide the services needed to solve your termite problems. Our termite control includes a professional termite inspection, complete elimination of termites and all of their colonies, and the continued monitoring for termites all year long. We will perform annual check-ins to check the baiting stations and provide you with the documentation of any findings.

Give us a call today at Schendel Pest Services in the Tempe area for more information about our year-round, worry-free termite control services!




 

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