If you are a homeowner you have likely heard that termites can be a problem. It is common to question whether these tiny pests are really as big of a threat as people say. The horror stories you have heard about termites causing serious damage to homes and costing homeowners thousands of dollars in repairs are likely based in reality. Termites are small pests that can cause expensive damage to your home by eating away at the structural wood of your house. If left untreated, a termite infestation can cause enough damage to threaten the structural integrity of your home. There is no question that termites are a threat to your home that you need to take seriously. Fortunately, you can protect your home from termites with the help of a local pro.
A local pro can provide a professional termite inspection
A professional termite inspection is the best place to start the process of protecting your home from termites. The inspector will look for signs of termite activity and damage. If an active infestation and damage are found, the inspector will detail that information in the inspection report. The information in the inspection report will let you know if you need to seek out treatment right away or if preventative measures are the right option. In addition, the inspection report will outline the damage that has already occurred so you can go about getting the repairs that your home needs.
A local pro can provide termite treatment and prevention services
A local pro can help you protect your home from termites by providing termite treatment and prevention services. If your inspection reveals that you have an active infestation you can get quick and effective treatment from a local pro. If your inspection shows that you do not have an infestation a local termite pro can help you ensure that it stays that way. Treatment options will vary depending on the pro you use but may include options like heat treatment, structural fumigation, and green solutions. Prevention services are an important part of ensuring that your home remains termite-free. You can get periodic treatment to keep your home continuously protected from termites. A local pro will help you determine the type and frequency of treatment you need.
A local pro can help you repair termite damage
There are some termite pros that offer termite damage repair as part of their services. Choosing a local termite pro that also offers repairs will allow you to take care of all of your termite related needs through one company. This can save you time and streamline the entire process.
The best way to ensure that your home is protected from termites is by getting help from a local pro. Termite are always a threat which means that you need to take steps to make sure your home is continuously protected from them. If you live in Santa Clara County or a surrounding area, TAPS Termite has pros that can help you with every element of protecting your home from termites.