Sacramento Pest Control
Termite Control & Remediation Services
Of the several pests that can cause damage to the structure of your home or property, termites are the worst. Every year, these insects account for billions of dollars in property damage nationwide. Termites will destroy wood and other cellulose materials. In the most severe events, termites can eventually tunnel through the entire wooden framework of your home or business, making it unsafe for occupation.
Sacramento pest control company Neighborly Pest Management is experienced in termite control services and can provide services throughout Roseville, Rocklin, Folsom, Elk Grove, and all of greater Sacramento area. If you suspect termites are affecting your home/business, take a deep breath and explore the options available from Neighborly certified termite killers.
At Neighborly Pest Management Inc., we take pride in giving our customers the best pest control service and support when dealing with termites. In order to effectively neutralize a termite infestation, you must first understand the pests you are dealing with. Some species have subterranean lifestyles, which means they live hidden underground. Through colony built tunnels, termites can burrow underneath your property and find a suitable, comfy place to infest.
- Catching Termites early is crucial to limiting damage and maximizing extermination efforts.
- Termites eat dead plant material in addition to wood.
- Termites target wood due to it cellulose content, the primary nutrient termites need for survival.
- Termites continually eat the wood of your property 24/7.
- Damage caused by termites is typically not covered by most homeowner insurance policies
Protecting Your Property from termites
Termites are everywhere in Northern California, so it is very important to take steps to protect your home from a termite infestation.Your first step in order to protect your home from termites should always be to prevent an infestation in the first place. This means reducing the amount of moisture, or any standing water surrounding your property and removing any dead wood, or leaf piles will help prevent easy to access food for termites.
In order to reduce the amount of water surrounding your Norther California property, there is quite a bit of maintenance to be done. Ideally, you would want to start by fixing any leaks in your plumbing, and following this up with repairing any leaking air conditioning systems. It is important to schedule routine cleanings of your gutters and continue removal or relocation of water from the base of the building. Additionally, you can keep your roof dry, and have your property checked for proper waterproofing. This is just the tip of the iceberg in preventing termite infestations.
Properly Inspecting & Identifying Termites
Termites are not the only pests that could be attacking your wood. You must also consider carpenter ants, carpenter bees, and wood infesting beetles as potential culprits. Our professional termite technician will inspect all accessible areas of your property, and when they are located, Neighborly Pest Management can arrange for a customized treatment plan immediately. Our team strives to ensure the whole inspection goes as effortless and smoothly as possible for you. We recognize that your property symbolizes a massive investment, and when termites infest your property they are literally eating into that investment. Unfortunately, in most cases, termite infestations are often discovered after they’ve caused damage to properties in Sacramento area. We can help here too. Not only do we have treatment options for every possible termite infestation but we can also repair the damaged areas for you. All of these findings and recommendations are a part of the written report we provide you after we inspect your property.
This is exactly why early identification and pre-emptive measures are imperative. In Sacramento County, we first start with a thorough visual inspection of the interior and exterior of the property. Here we wouldn’t specifically search for termites in particular, but for signs and symptoms of their activity. The most common signs of a termite infestation in Sacramento County are molted skin, damaged wood, entry ways, and termite droppings. Then our specialists will inspect your property for the easiest points of entry for termites. This will also include searching for conditions which draw termites to your property in the first place. These consist of exposed wood, water, leaf litter, mulch, tree branches, and specifically wood that’s connected to the building and the underlying soil.
This is exactly why early identification and pre-emptive measures are imperative. We first start with a thorough visual inspection of the interior and exterior of the property. Here we search for termites, dry and any other wood destroying organism that we can find in the visible and accessible areas. The most common signs of a termite infestation are mud tubes, damaged wood and termite droppings. Then our specialists will inspect your property for the easiest points of entry for termites. This will also include searching for conditions which draw termites to your property in the first place.
Basic Indicators of Termite Infestation
In Northern California and the greater Sacramento area, termites are a growing problem. It’s important to use the following indicators to keep an eye out for termites on your property.
Should you notice a sudden, irregular group of winged insects around the grounds outside your property or inside, this could mean termites are present and sending out winged reproductives to establish new colonies. These swarmers like to come out in the first warm days of spring when there is rain. They can come by the thousands and will do their best to make a new colony. If you see anything like this, call us right away for an inspection.
Termite Control Options We Provide
There is an abundance of scientifically proven options available for treating termites in your area. Which method is best suited for your property may depend on the level of infestation, soil conditions, moisture levels, construction type, and California state regulations in regard to termite treatments.
Perimeter Soil Treatments
By injecting specifically formulated termiticides in key areas around the property, a long-term barrier can be achieved to defend it. This termite service may include high-speed drilling of several small injection points around the foundation and possible limited exterior trench treatments.
Some species of termites and wood destroying beetles are best eliminated with a fumigation of the entire structure. Neighborly Pest Management, Inc. is a leader in the Sacramento area in treating homes and businesses with fumigation. We can lead you through the whole process from start to finish and when we are done you will have a 100% guarantee that your home is now pest free.
Termite Inspections for Property Owners and Sellers
Sacramento pest control professionals also provide termite inspection services for the purchase or sale of homes and properties. Just call and we can set up an inspection that works for your schedule.