If you live in the Tampa Bay area and own a home, there are certain aspects of Mother Nature that are especially troubling.
first two you really can’t do much about other than be aware of the
weather and keep insurance premiums up-to-date. The last one –
subterranean termites – causes more damage than the other two combined,
and most insurance policies are not going to help pay for the damage if
you get infested.
What can be done
and maintenance are so vitally important in minimizing your risks as a
homeowner. What can you do to protect your home? Subterranean Termites
require moisture, unlike Drywood Termites (these are the ones you see
houses tented for). Sorepair any leaks, make
sure that water drains away from your foundation, install and maintain
clean gutters, remove soil up against siding and stucco, and get an
annual inspection and/or install a professional monitoring system. Above
all, get an exterminator at first sign of mud tunnels or swarming. The
swarming season is weather dependent, but is normally fromlate winter thru early spring.
are two main extermination approaches. Historically, a chemical vapor
barrier was created around the house by pouring or injecting gaseous and
toxic chemicals around the foundation. This necessitates the digging of
a trench where possible and drilling holes in driveways, sidewalks, and
pool decks. This chemical envelope around your home must not be
disturbed,per the manufacturer. Planting new bushes or even sprinkling too close to the house can nullify many warranties.
there is the Advantage way: Using environmentally safe bait stations,
treated with growth hormones or agents that affect the digestion system
of termites, to kill the entire colony. We then return frequently to
monitor and refill or replace the stations.
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The picture above is termite
destruction, which dosn't take long once they start. This was from a job
we were called out to last year 2014.
Fun Facts! Did you know? The protein content of termites is higher than beef!!!!
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