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The Best Way To Protect Your Aiken Property From Termites

subterranean termites destroying wood

For far too many property owners, termites are a nasty surprise that they never saw coming. That’s why it’s important to take steps to protect your property long before the signs of an infestation present themselves. If you wait to act, it may already be too late.

Termite Damage: The Unseen Menace

Most people think of termite damage in extremes. Either they think of the small tunnels carved into old pieces of wood or they think about the serious collapses and tree toppling that are the result of long-term termite damage. But there’s a whole lot of middle ground between those obvious forms of termite damage, and it’s the more subtle middle ground where proper pest control is needed. To put it simply: don’t wait until you notice termites to start addressing them.

What To Know About Termites

Spotting termites before they do huge amounts of damage is only possible if you know how they behave and spread throughout a property. Termite colonies almost always start outdoors, forming vast networks of tunnels below ground. These subterranean termites are the most common to find in North America, though some desert and plains species do form mounds or hills, instead. To build these colonies up, termites use a caste system the same way that ants do. With workers, soldiers, and reproductive termites, a single colony can work around the clock to spread underground and target as many sources of wood as possible. Additionally, termites don’t often eat clean through the wood, meaning almost all evidence of their activity is hidden below ground. That’s why it takes an expert pair of eyes to catch termite populations before they’ve grown large enough to attack structures or large trees that cause damage if they collapse or lose a limb.

The Best Protection From Aiken Pest

The only way to make sure termites get addressed before they chew through structural woods or other crucial pieces of your property is with the help of pest professionals who know what to look for. At Aiken Pest, we use two patented systems to eliminate outdoor pests and prevent future infestations. Depending on what services work best for your property and the level of pest risk, we’ll offer proven solutions and price guarantees. No matter what kind of service you’re looking for, we tackle overall pest control in these three steps:

  • Inspection: Our trained technicians will begin with a thorough inspection of your property, looking for signs of termites and other pests -- and the factors that might attract them.
  • Treatment/Installation: Depending on your situation, we’ll install our patented Sentricon system and/or apply our Navigator SC treatments to your yard’s perimeter to ward off all kinds of destructive pests.
  • Follow-up treatments: If problems persist or infestations move in after our treatments, we’ll keep reapplying at no extra cost. It’s this follow-up that makes a partnership with pest experts such an effective tool for proper pest control.

Let’s Get Started Today

Whether you’ve already got termites or some other destructive pest on your property, or you simply want to make sure you’re protected, there’s no better time than right now to contact Aiken Pest and get started on an inspection of your home. Instead of rolling the dice on homemade solutions or store-bought products that might not work, turn instead to experts who know how to address the root of the problem. Only pest professionals offer the kind of effective solutions and guarantees that make overall pest control affordable and worthwhile. We don’t just look for the cosmetic damage that most people care about, we root out the entire termite colony and keep the problem from coming back. Contact us today so you never have to worry about extensive termite damage that was hidden all along.