Why Termite Infestation Should Not Be Taken LightlyAugust 24, 2011
Which is Better? Professional Termite Control vs Do-It-Yourself Termite TreatmentSeptember 12, 2011
Termite infestation can literally tear your house down into crumbs if not treated immediately. Any delay in termite treatment may result in further damage. While there are some DIY methods that you can implement, it’s always best to ask help from professionals as soon as you notice any signs of termite infestation. Remember home insurance or DIY companies will not insure any termite damage for your property.
Here are some of the many benefits of hiring a termite specialist and why you need a professional termite control company to handle your termite problem:
- There are some signs of termite invasion that an untrained person cannot easily detect or may not know about. Professional termite specialists are aware of these instances and are skilled on how to quickly identify termite activity. Most of the time homeowners are surprised that there is already an infestation in their household because they don’t know where and what to look for.
- Termite prevention and treatment go hand in hand. If you have a termite problem, you also require the services and skills to perform preventive measures after the specialist has eliminated your house of termites. Professional termite exterminators ensure that the termite infestation is gone for good. They know what specific type of poisons for termites to use, traps and other tools/products to best utilize for your situation.
- Termite specialists are also proficient in giving expert advice on anything related to termite prevention and control. For example, you are planning to or are building a house, they can install a termite barrier (chemical soil treatment) to treat the ground you are building in to prevent future termite invasion.
- You can as well ask them to inspect a home that you want to purchase to ensure it has no signs of termite infestation this inspection is called pre-purchase termite inspection. Note: Even if the purchased house has zero termites, you may still need to have it professionally treated before moving in. Doing so also gives you sufficient time to let the chemical’s bad smell to disappear, and of course, guarantees that you’re worry-free about having termites now or in the future.
These are just some of the many advantages of seeking a professional termite company. Self-treatment methods may work but not guaranteed to last. Thus, most of the time they are not worth the time and effort. You’d be better off hiring a termite inspection (Sydney) company that knows how to find termites as well as how to control termites at home or elsewhere. DIY termite systems will not guarantee their efficiency and if they don’t work you will end up paying a lot more on termite damage repairs than termite treatments.