Richardson Pest Control is your #1 stop for Richardson termite control and removal. Did you know that they cause over 2 billion dollars a year according to various government agencies?
How Do They Infest Your House Or Business?
Termites are usually allowed to create significant damage to wood because they are masters at going undetected. One of the ways that you might be able to discover this particular problem is to discover their fecal matter. Their waste materials is unique in look, normally in narrow lines and sometimes climbing up exterior walls.
An infestation begins with a reproductive pair selecting your home as a suitable place to live and mate. They’ll bore into wood or soil and begin mating. They produce offspring quickly, and this offspring is trained to feed them. Others will produce workers, which hunt for forage for food and build the tunnels, and soldiers, which defend the colony from attack. These types of pests feed on the cellulose of wood, which is a source of simple sugars.
Termites can squeeze through the smallest cracks in your house. Once they’re in, they’ll start to eat away and can cause silent damage. There are several things we can do to prevent them from ever entering your home, like drilling slab joints between slabs and placing chemical barriers around your foundation.
If you notice holes in your wood with elements at the top, or what look to be mud tubes, then you should call a Richardson professional as soon as possible. If, for any reason, you think you might have been infested, you must schedule an inspection immediately. Every day that you wait is more damage than they are causing.
Different Types Of Termites
There are many different kinds of termites. Each type poses a different variety of threats to a home, depending upon the type of wood it feeds upon or where it will generally congregate. Their type may determine what kind of treatment initiated by pest control professionals. Not all of them will cause problems for residents and businesses in Richardson, Texas area.
The five main types of termites are:
- The Desert Subterranean
- The Drywood
- The Eastern Subterranean
- The Formosan Subterranean
- The Western Subterranean
If you think you have termites in your home or business you must act now before they eat you out of house and home…literally. Since they can fit through the smallest cracks conceivable cracks in your home, even if you don’t currently have, your home or business could be at risk. Contact Richardson Pest Control today to ensure that our exterminators are working to prevent serious damage to your home.