A Florida Spring isn’t complete without those nasty termite swarms, and for many homeowners their troubles don’t stop at simply swatting at those bothersome bugs flying around our heads. If a termite swarm discovers a way to breach your home or business, it can result in costly and damaging termite infestations.
The downside of living in a tropical paradise is that is attracts a variety of termite types.
The many types of subterranean termites found in Florida
Formosan Subterranean Termite
Florida is home to a variety of invasive species, and the Formosan subterranean termite is one of the worst. Originating in China, these aggressive pests made their way to Florida where their endless appetite for destruction and huge colonies can consume wood at an alarming rate. This species has been nicknamed the Super Termite, which should tell you how seriously you need to take a Formosan subterranean termite infestation.
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Stick around Southwest Florida long enough (and by that we mean about a week) and you’re guaranteed two things: It’s going to get hot and there’s going to be bugs. To combat the heat, we install air conditioners and lather on the sunscreen when we head to the beach. But what about pests? Should we just wait to deal with them as they become a nuisance, or should we take the fight to them?
Is quarterly pest control worth it? That’s the question we will be tackling today.
The first time you call a pest control company the best ones will send a qualified pest inspector at the earliest time convenient. If you’ve called the right team this individual will come equipped with the training to discover both the signs and type of infestation and be able to clearly explain immediate and long-term concerns and provide a solution.
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Before you ever notice the first hints of a termite or rodent infestation there is a good chance they are already living it up inside your walls – nesting, breeding, and munching on wires. By the time you realize you have a pest problem, they have multiplied. What you may not know is that there is a pest control technology designed to confront and eliminate pests within your walls: wall injection pest control.
What is wall injection pest control?
Wall injection is a type of pest management system that uses tubing within your walls to apply pest control treatment. Wall injection pest control systems must be installed during your home or business construction, and some people even take advantage of renovation projects to install tube systems. Taking on an in-wall pest control system for an existing house is often just too expensive to be worthwhile.
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