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Written by Tim Denner
on February 02, 2021

Getting rid of a termite infestation in your home is something that requires professional help. The level of damage that termites can cause is surprising to many homeowners. Termites target the foundational wood of your home because it is often the most accessible in relation to the placement of their colony. Trying to handle a termite infestation on your own leaves your home vulnerable to additional damage. Getting a professional to assess the condition of your home and apply the appropriate treatment are essential steps if you want to make sure the termites are completely eliminated from your home. 

DIY termite treatment will leave your home vulnerable

There are many home maintenance tasks that make sense to do on your own. If you are handy and always looking for ways to save a little money, taking care of home maintenance on your own is probably an appealing idea. There are, however, some tasks that you need to leave to the professionals – for your own safety and the well-being of your home. Electrical work, for example, should be left to an electrician who is trained to safely handle electrical components. Termite treatment is another task that does not make sense to try and complete on your own. Termites can cause significant damage to your home if they are allowed to remain active. The problem with trying to eliminate a termite infestation on your own is the fact that they are notoriously difficult to eradicate. If you miss some of the termites it will allow the infestation to remain in your home and eventually continue to grow. 

Get a professional to assess the condition of your home

Bringing in a termite professional to assess the condition of your home will help you decide what is needed to make sure your home is protected from further damage. A termite pro will inspect your home for signs of termite activity and damage. If it is found that you have an active infestation, the inspector will recommend treatment based on factors unique to your situation. 

Where to look for help eliminating termite activity in your home

If you have decided that your home needs a termite inspection, start looking locally for professional help. Choose a company that has a long history of serving homeowners in your community. You should only consider companies that offer a free termite inspection. The best termite treatment companies offer free termite inspections as a service to homeowners in their communities. 

In Santa Clara County, you can get help with all of your termite inspection and treatment needs from the pros at TAPS Termite. Schedule a free inspection to get the process started so you can protect your home from the threat of termite damage.

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