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Termite Control Birmingham AL – Why You Need a Termite Bond

If your home has ever been treated for termites, a termite bond can help to protect your investment. The other consideration is a termite bond will insure that your pest control company is responsible for any repairs that may arise due to termites.

It’s a good idea to make sure that your termite bond is transferable in the event that you should sell your home. Overall having a termite bond can give you a huge sense of peace of mind.

Termites like to work in the dark slowly but surely destroying your home. These nasty little bugs leave warning signs that you the homeowner can look for. As a diligent property owner, you are going to need to be on the lookout for the following.

Termite Control Birmingham AL – Termite Infestation Warning Signs

  1. Hollow Sounding Wood– If you knock on the outside of your home and it sounds hollow, 9 times out of 10 you have a termite problem. If this happens, you are going to want to do something about it quickly to avoid any further damage.
  2. Tubes of Mud – If you notice tubes of mud on the outside of your home or in crawl spaces, this is a sure sign of termites. These tubes are the pathways that termites use in order to get around. Termites use these tunnels to avoid low moisture condition that would otherwise kill them.
  3. Swarms of Insects – When you see swarms of insects around the perimeter of your home or in crawl spaces, what you are seeing are termites. When a termite colony reaches around 4 years old, the colony will split apart and form another colony. This will send thousands of termites into the area looking for a new place to call home.
  4. Termite Droppings – This is a clear sign that your home is infested with termites. Termite droppings are called frass and look like dark colored pellets that can be found in piles. You will often find their dropping outside of their burrows or around mud tubes.

Termite Control Birmingham AL – We Offer A Wide Range of Treatment Options

When termites invade your home, serious damage can be caused. Here at Horizons Professional Pest Control we know just how serious a termite infestation can be. That is why when offer a wide range of termite control products that will fit your needs. While prevention is the best policy, stopping an infestation in its tracks is highly important. Luckily, for you the homeowner, termites can be stopped even after they have started to cause damage to your home. If you have termites that are giving you nightmares, why not let us help? Below are several termite control products that we offer to protect your home and your investment.

Liquid Termite Control

If you have an active termite infestation, our dedicated team will apply a liquid termite control agent in order eliminate the threat. After a thorough inspection, we will treat the areas of your home that are being damage by termites. This method is one of the most effective termite control applications on the market and it works really quickly. We only need to apply this liquid once a year along with your yearly inspection. This will keep your home termite free all year long without the need to worry.

Liquid Pre-Treatment Termite Control

This termite control treatment method is applied before the home has been built. While it is possible to utilize this treatment during the building process, it is highly recommend to apply the liquid onto the bare soil before any concrete has been poured. This liquid pre-treatment forms a barrier that will keep termites from getting into your new home for many years. If you are building a new home, why not let us come out and treat the ground so that you will never have to worry about termites getting into your home. Many people believe that termites only target older homes that have damaged wood, but that is simply not the case. So make sure your home is protected before the building process has begun, which will give you peace of mind. You can click here for another great resource on Termite Control.

Comprehensive Baiting Systems

When we place a baiting system around your home, it can be used to monitor the activity of termites. After the baiting system has been put into place, we will come out once every three months and inspect the traps. This will give you peace of mind that no termite activity is present. If we do find termite activity, we can safely treat them before it becomes a big problem. This is a great way to form a barrier around your home which will act as an early warning system. When combined with a yearly inspection, this system will insure that your home is completely protected.

Here is an article you may find helpful on how to choose the right wood materials to encourage Termite Control.

If you’re considering buying a home with termite damage, here’s a resource you’ll find helpful, Buying A Home With Termite Damage Doesn’t Have To Be Scary.

Horizons Pest Control in Birmingham AL is a family-owned business that has proudly served the Birmingham Metro area since 2000. We offer a wide variety of pest control services that can be designed to fit your specific needs, call us at (205) 970-0577.