Finding out you need termite treatment is never something that any homeowner wants to hear. Unfortunately, it is something that homeowners experience on a regular basis. Luckily, termite treatment is a definite option, but there are always questions that come into play. Here are a few of the most commonly asked questions when it comes to termite treatment.
How do I know I need Treatment?
One of the most common signs that you need treatment for termites is when you begin seeing a swarm of winged indoor termites. These are fairly similar to ants, but have a different structure when examined closely. They also are attracted to the light and tend to stay around your windows and doors.
What Treatment Options are the Most Effective?
There are a couple of different treatment options to consider. When you talk to your termite treatment specialist, you should discuss these options carefully. In the end, this is the best way to determine exactly the best way to treat your home for termites.
Are the Chemicals Harmful?
The chemicals used to treat for termites have been prepared in such a way that they are safe for humans and pets. This makes it easy to treat your home without the fear of your family becoming sick because of the treatment.
How Long Does Treatment Last?
Professional termite treatment is intended to last at least five years. However, this will depend on a number of factors including the density of the termites as well as environmental factors. The thoroughness of the treatment also plays a role in how long it lasts.
These commonly asked questions are ones that many homeowners have when they are dealing with a termite infestation. For more information on these questions or to ask a few of your own, contact us today. We will be able to help get you started ridding your home of termites and repairing the damage left behind from them.