Categories for Termite Control

When Should I Be Getting Termite Inspections?

August 25, 2020

By the time you notice evidence of a termite infestation, it may already be too late. Termites can cause tens of thousands of dollars in damage to your building rather quickly, which is why it’s important to keep up with termite prevention in Central Illinois. Even if you think your building is protected, regular inspections can help keep it that way. Here’s what to look for and the key times to get a termite inspection. Signs of a termite infestation Termites eat away at wood, whether that’s your floors, ceilings or inside your walls. Typically, they leave behind some obvious... View Article

Frequently Asked Termite Questions

April 3, 2020

It’s one of the least-welcome phrases that any property owner anywhere can ever hear: “It looks like termites.” Instantly you feel invaded by these small intruders who have made themselves at home in the house where your family and friends gather and sleep. Not only that, but you’re worried about the expense that can come with the immense damage that these small bugs can cause in a very short amount of time. Termites can be a huge problem, so we’re not surprised that we get so many termite questions in Central Illinois. We’re happy to give our own professional thoughts... View Article

Should I Worry if My Neighbor Has Termites?

December 20, 2019

Termites are awful pests. Though they’re small, homeowners still need to take measures to protect their property from termite infestations in central Illinois. The scary thing is that just about every home is a potential target for termites, but not everyone is prepared for such a problem. While taking preventative steps over time is good, some situations call for quicker action in order to eliminate the threat. For example, perhaps you’ve gotten word that a neighbor on your street has discovered termites in their house. If the affected property is all the way down at the other end of the... View Article

Signs You May Have Termites

August 23, 2019

Termites can cause a lot of damage to your home, especially if left untreated. However, they can also be hard to detect, and by the time you notice their presence, they’ve likely already done quite a number on your property. Fortunately, there are some signs that you may have termites, in which case you need to call for termite treatment in central Illinois as soon as possible. Before your property suffers significant damage that alerts you to the reality that you have termites, look out for these warning signs so you can take care of the problem: Drywall problems: Watch... View Article

What You Need to Know About the Termite Swarming Season

March 27, 2019

The months of February through May are generally considered swarming season for termites in the Midwest. This is the time in which most termites start to leave their already established colonies to look for new areas where they can flock to and breed. This is the best time of year for termites to do this because the weather gets warmer and damper, both of which are conditions that termites seek out when they’re looking for new places to live. During these months, the winged swarmer termites head out to mate while they look for their next home. Meanwhile, a queen... View Article

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