Have You Had a Termite Inspection Recently?


Termites are a common problem that can cause serious damage to your home if left untreated. These small insects feed on wood and other cellulose materials, and can quickly destroy the structure and integrity of your home. In this article, we will explore the importance of protecting your home from termites and the steps you can take to do so.

Tucson: the Termite Capitol?

While Tucson isn’t specifically the hottest termite zone in the world, we’re certainly in the running for the most activity based on climate. We hit the absolute sweet spot for food, water, and temperature for termites. This combination means that you can guarantee any home built in the Southwest is going to have a termite problem at some point. The only thing we can do in this region of the world is protect our homes with termite treatments designed to keep them out!

The damage caused by termites can be extensive and expensive to repair. They can weaken wooden structures such as flooring, walls, and even the foundation of your home, making it unsafe for you and your family. Termites can also cause damage to furniture, books, and other household items.

To protect your home from termites, it is important to be proactive and take preventive measures. This includes regular inspections of your home for any signs of termite activity, such as mud tubes, discarded wings, or wood that sounds hollow when tapped. If you suspect that you have a termite infestation, it is important to call a pest control professional immediately.

There are also a number of steps you can take to prevent termite infestations from occurring in the first place. One important step is to remove any sources of moisture around your home, such as leaky pipes or standing water. Termites are attracted to damp areas, so keeping your home dry and well-ventilated can help deter them.

Another important step is to remove any wood debris or piles from around your home. This includes firewood, old lumber, and tree stumps. These materials provide a food source and nesting habitat for termites, so it is important to keep them away from your home.

It is also a good idea to seal any cracks or gaps around your home’s foundation and exterior walls. This can help prevent termites from finding their way into your home and causing damage.

Finally, it is important to schedule regular termite inspections with a pest control professional. These inspections can help detect any termite activity early, before it has a chance to cause serious damage to your home.

Protecting your home from termites is a critical step in maintaining the safety and structural integrity of your home. By being proactive and taking preventive measures, you can help prevent termite infestations and keep your home in good condition for years to come. Remember to schedule regular inspections with a pest control professional to stay on top of any potential termite activity.

We Offer FREE Inspections

Because of how important it is to maintain a barrier against termites, we provide absolutely free termite inspections. Our trained professionals will come out to your home, inspect your property and provide an assessment along with any recommendations to keep your home protected. If you haven’t had an inspection in recent years, we encourage you to schedule yours today. You have nothing to lose and literally your entire home to gain!