Termites and Your Home or Business

Termite inspection Woodstock, GAYour home is probably the largest investment you will ever make. Most people carry homeowners or property insurance, perform regular maintenance such as lawn care and painting. Many people however fail to protect this large investment from one of the most destructive and expensive threats, termites.

Some people are under the mistaken impression that because they own a home or business that is brick or has concrete siding they are immune from termite infestation. Which is of course not true since the structure underneath these exterior veneers are normally wooden. Others are just not aware of the threat that termites can cause and fail to have proper inspections or treatments for these damaging insects.

Termites cause up to $5 billion in damage a year to U.S. buildings, according to a National Pest Management Association estimate. Termites live in every state except Alaska, so living in Woodstock, GA does not make your home or business immune to termites and the resulting damage that they can cause. Even such landmarks as the Statue of Liberty and the White House have suffered from termite damage.

How can you protect your home or business from termites?

The first step to protecting your home or business from is regular termite inspections. Do not wait until you suspect you have termites to call a professional pest control company.  A termite inspection by a pest control professional will reveal any active infestations, damage, and evidence of prior infestation.

In addition to regular inspections you should have your home or business protected against termites with a treatment plan that includes bait stations, liquid treatment options or a combination of the two. This will provide protection against future termite infestations. The team of professionals at Protect All Pest Control can work with you to decide the best course of treatment along with reviewing our various guarantees which can include both retreat and repair guarantees depending upon the plan selected.

If you own a home or business and are in need of a termite inspection or treatment plan in Woodstock,GA or the surrounding areas call Protect All Pest Control today at 770-728-8520. You can also use the “Contact” section of our website.


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