Can Termite Damage Be Stopped?
If an active infestation is treated immediately after being discovered, it’s completely possible to stop termites in their path of destruction!
Finding termite damage is the last thing a homeowner wants to stumble upon. The bad news is that infestations can go a long time without being detected, meaning the amount of damage inflicted upon each home varies widely. Luckily, termite damage can typically be stopped when an infestation is found depending on how quickly you respond as well as the effectiveness of the treatment used. The best way to ensure you stop further termite damage from occurring is by enlisting the help of a professional pest control company to not only treat the infestation but also prevent future ones.
How to Stop Termite Damage in its Tracks
No matter how much destruction a termite infestation has caused, stopping termites from continuing on their path of destruction is completely possible! The most important step in stopping termite damage is locating and eliminating the queen termite, which must be done by an experienced pest control expert with a trained eye.
- Before anything else, the first step toward eliminating the infestation is hiring a professional pest control company to thoroughly inspect and diagnose the situation.
- Almost always, completely stopping an infestation requires eliminating the queen termite, who is the source of new termites being born within the colony.
- Once the queen is located and eliminated, it is likely the infestation can be completely controlled through whichever treatment is deemed most suitable.
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Stopping Future Termite Infestations
The bad news is that termite damage cannot be reversed. However, it can be fixed in almost every case depending on the amount of destruction done to a house. When a pest control company such as The Hitmen works to eliminate an infestation, the second most important factor besides removing the queen is implementing prevention methods to keep your home termite-free for good. By regularly treating your home, you can effectively avoid further damage caused by these frustrating wood-boring pests.