Do I have Termites?

Do I have Termites?
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Have Termites? Time for Inspection

The appearance of winged or swarming termites is often the first sign of a termite problem. Do I have Termites? Although the swarm poses little or no immediate danger to the structure, it is a warning that termites may be attacking your home, and the homeowner should make an effort to find the source from which they are emerging. Now is the time to make an inspection of your home to answer the question, “Do I have termites”? The article is a step by step procedure detailing inspection for termites. Check the link to find out where to look and what to look for. If you can’t find termites that don’t mean you don’t have termites, it just means you couldn’t find them/ Sometimes termites enter a structure that can not be seen. Maybe behind a wall or inside a void in the foundation.  You may want to seek a professional termite company to see if you have termites.

Make sure you Have Termites before you get Crazy

If you are not able to do this inspection or are not satisfied with your results, you should call a professional termite company to do the inspection for you and determine if you need termite treatment. Be sure to ask if there is a charge for the inspection. Some companies do this inspection free, but be ready to listen to a sales pitch; that’s a fair trade. They’ll tell you if they find termites, in exchange for pitching their termite treatment and guarantee.

Read “hiring a termite company” before you do anything. It would be wise to slow down, you don’t have to be in a hurry. Don’t hire the first company that comes along asking for your business. But you don’t need to waste a lot of time if you have termites. Read “The cost of termite treatment“. If you are strapped for cash and reasonably fit, you may want to DIY Termite Control.

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About Mike Dukes, editor 58 Articles
I began my career in the Pest Control business in 1982 with Orkin. I started building Pest Control websites. Now since I retired two years ago. I share my years of knowledge in the pest control business and rate the new professional pest control products as I use them.

1 Comment on Do I have Termites?

  1. A termite inspection is really a job of professional pest control company. Because they know better, where to find termites and what will be the best solution to exterminate every single termite found after inspection. That is why we should have at least semi-annually inspected via reputed pest control exterminators.

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