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Going to bat against your termites
Your home is 10 times more likely to be damaged by termites than by fires or floods! If you’re seeing any of the telltale signs of a termite infestation, the time to act is now. Termites are found in 1 in 12 homes in the San Antonio area and the damage they cause will continue if left untreated. Subterranean termites live in soil, infesting your home from the ground up via mud tubes. In other parts of the country termites are seasonal, but around San Antonio, they can be found all year long due to the favorable weather conditions.
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Quick Termite Facts:
- An average Eastern Sub termite colony can consume 5 grams of wood per day, the equivalent of 2 1/3 linear feet of a 2’x4’ pine board annually.
- Eastern Sub termites can enter buildings through cracks less than 1/16“ wide.
- Eastern Sub termites will often build mud tubes for travel between their colonies and their food sources.
Our termite inspection team provides free limited inspections and second opinions in the San Antonio and surrounding areas. Only a complete inspection by a licensed professional can tell you of the extent of your termite infestation. B&R Pest Services licensed termite inspectors will advise you of all areas of termite infestations in your home or building. Your inspector will also determine the best type of treatment suited to the structure. We’ll work with you to develop an extermination plan and keep termites from coming back with our termite renewal plan. Some of the things we look for are:
- Mud tubes built for traveling above ground
- Damaged or hollow-sounding wood
- Pinholes in drywall or wallpaper
- Small piles of sawdust
- Piles of small wings
- Other specific termite indicators
WOOD DESTROYING INSECT REPORTS (WDI)
A Wood Destroying Insect Report, also known as a “WDI” is a special report often needed by Home Inspectors and Loan Officers for mortgage and refinance arrangements. These reports can only be performed by a TDA state licensed termite control professional. The purpose of this report is to provide a full examination of the property for wood destroying insects, such as termites and carpenter ants, as well as conducive conditions for termites. There are many things that will give away that you have a termite infestation, mud tubes, dirt corals, dirt found in wood, and of course termite swarms.
Subterranean termites require structural and soil treatments because they nest in the ground, infesting structures from a distance. To kill subterranean termites, We treat both the structure and soil below it. B&R Pest Services uses America’s #1 termite defense in America-Termidor. Termidor is the most effective and fastest at completely eliminating termite populations period.