Termites, carpenter ants, and other bugs that destroy wood can cause major damage to homes. In the worst cases, these bugs can make homes unsafe to live in due to structural damage. If you’re in the market for a new home, it’s important to learn more about these pests and the trouble they can cause.
• Damage is costly
Termites and other bugs that eat or chew through wood can cause expensive damage to homes. In fact, termites alone cost an estimated $5 billion in property damage each year. If you buy a home with these pests in it, you might end up spending a considerable amount of money on repairs.
• Inspections are crucial
Before you buy a home, it’s important to have an inspection done for evidence of termites or other bugs that destroy wood. Freehold exterminators can check your home for signs of damage from these pests. This can help you decide whether or not to buy the home you’re looking at.
• Prevention is essential
When you do purchase a new home, taking steps to lower your risk of having wood-destroying bugs is highly important. Pest control professionals offer prevention measures that can help keep these pests at bay.
If you’re worried about termites in your home, don’t wait to call our Freehold exterminators for help. Contact Allison Pest Control, and we’ll inspect your home for termites and other wood-destroying pests.
Most of us find nature fascinating, but we prefer to enjoy nature’s many creatures outside in their natural environment. When insects, mice, squirrels and other pests invade our homes, we feel threatened. We’re happy to share the planet with insects and wildlife, but not our Monmouth and Ocean County, New Jersey homes!
The problem is that most common insect and animal pests invade our homes in stealth mode. They enter uninvited, often in the dark of night, sometimes underground, through small cracks and crevices that escape our notice. When they move in, these pests take up residence behind cabinets, inside wall voids and under baseboards where they live and flourish unseen by unsuspecting home owners.
Colonies of ants, termites and other problem insects can grow to damaging size before homeowners even realize they have a problem. Wood-destroying pests such as carpenter ants, termites and powderpost beetles damage wood from the inside out. There presence is rarely discovered by homeowners until after these pests have caused significant structural damage.
Protect Your Home and Family
Allison Pest Control’s trained and experienced New Jersey pest exterminators know what to look for and can correctly identify invading pests. Taking a proactive approach to pest control by scheduling a free pest inspection is the best way to discover pest problems before they threaten your family’s health or damage your home.