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When It's Time To Call About Professional Termite Control

a termite infestation in a home

The summer season is in full swing and the termites have already begun building their new nests inside our homes. At this very moment, termites could be tunneling through the wood and weakening the structures of numerous homes all across the country; in just a single year, these termites can cause around five billion dollars worth of damage to structures throughout the United States! Will your South Carolina home be one of the many homes affected by termite damage this year?

If you’re worried that you may have a termite problem, there are certain signs you can be on the lookout for. Termite swarmers inside your home are an indicator that there is already an active termite population living within the structure of your home. Noticing termite swarmers around the outside of your home, however, usually means that there is a nearby colony that is looking for another place to nest.

If you see discarded wings around your home, a termite colony has likely decided that your home is an ideal place to move into and has already begun invading; reproductive termites only shed their wings when they have mated and are ready to start a new colony. When looking for signs of termite infestation, you will also want to look along the foundation of your home for mud tunnels that go underground; termites use these mud tubes to travel throughout their colony.

All of these signs hint at termite infestation and should be taken very seriously. Termites work fast, and the longer you wait to get rid of them, the more damage they can do to your home. Some desperate homeowners turn to numerous do-it-yourself solutions that aren’t actually “solutions” at all. Ultimately, you will end up spending a large amount of money on a variety of termite control products that are largely ineffective, especially in the long term, and as a result, waste time, energy, and money. The only real way to stop termites for good and keep them from coming back is professional pest control.

Here at Aiken Pest Control, we offer customers within our South Carolina service area the most effective termite control solutions around. We use the highly recommended Sentricon® System with Always Active technology to eliminate termite colonies and prevent new ones from occurring by strategically placing bait stations around your property. Aiken also offers Termidor, a unique liquid termiticide that is ingested by the termites and brought back to be spread throughout the rest of the colony. Not sure which treatment is for you? No worries! Our experienced termite control professionals will recommend the solution to best suit your termite problem after inspecting the situation.

Don’t hesitate — contact Aiken Pest Control today to talk about our treatment options and how we can help to eliminate termites.