TERMITE CONTROL IN BRYANT
TERMITE CONTROL IN BRYANT
You aren’t having a bad dream, you are actually living a nightmare if you think you’re experiencing termite damage in your home. These silent little guys are causing thousands of dollars worth of damage on your Bryant home, right beneath your eyes. Your home is supposed to be a safe place where you can make lasting memories with your families, but if termites are preying on your house, there is nothing safe about it. We know you want to enjoy the spring and summer months, grilling after baseball games, having friends over by the pool, and watching movies in the living room after a long day with the people you love. It’s hard to relax when you know that the structure of your home may be under attack at this very moment. Why waste time stressing over if you do have a termite problem whenever you can call your neighborhood pest control? Let us protect your home from the inside out.
How To Spot Termite Damage
When it comes to termites, sometimes you can’t see what damage they have done right away. You have to know what to look for to know if you have a termite problem. There are eight key indicators that you have termites causing damage in your home.
- Blistered/sagging floors
- Cracks in the walls and ceilings.
- Foundation damage
- Sticking windows/doors
- Damaged decking or wooden fence posts
- Hollow-sounding wood
- Mud tubes on exterior walls
- Signs of swarm
Blistered or sagging floors is one of the number one indicators of termites in the house. Many people mistake it for water damage but it may actually be a sign that you need to call McCauley for a free inspection and estimate. Another sign of termites is cracked walls and ceilings. These pests burrow inside the walls and eat away at door frames, walls, flooring, etc. This can eventually cause foundation damage to your home. Those are two words you never want to hear when referring to your beloved home - foundation damage. Sticking windows and doors may be another sign of termites burrowing deep inside the cracks of them. Whenever termites eat away at the cellulose found in timber, the cracks it makes may cause your windows and doors to shift. This is why they stick and why you need to have someone out to inspect it as soon as possible.
Have you been outside, trying to enjoy time with your family this spring and noticed your decking or wooden fence posts are damaged? It may look as though the wood has taken on a honeycomb like structure, but there is nothing sweet about this. That means a nest of termites is chewing through your outdoor wood and will surely be making it’s way inside if they haven’t already. This wood, and the wood inside of your house that the termites have nested in will most likely sound hollow. You can test this by knocking on them, gently, and listening to hear if it sounds structurally sound or as though it has been hollowed out.
Another major sign that you have a termite problem is mud tubes on the exterior walls. To protect themselves from high temperatures, termites create little mud tubes that look like straws to travel from one area to another in your home. These are very visible and if you notice them, you need to call McCauley right away.
The last, and one of the most obvious signs of a termite infestation is when you can see tiny little wings in areas such as window sills and basement floors. Termites migrate to different areas of the house to reproduce and grow their colonies. Whenever they do this, they twist off their little wings and leave them in piles. They may look like small bugs at first, but take a closer look and you will notice the abundance of wings. You don’t need to wait until you have seen every sign to call for an inspection. It is better to be safe than sorry, so call McCauley today.
Termite Season in Arkansas
When it’s warm outside and you think it’s the perfect season to be relaxing and enjoying time with your family, termites are thinking the same thing. In Arkansas, the most prominent times for termites are the spring and summer months. You need to be on the lookout always, but especially during March, April, July and August. And then again right around the holidays in November and December. Don’t let termites run your life, call your Bryant McCauley and we will stop termites in their tracks.
How McCauley Keeps Your Home Termite Free
If you’re in the process of building your home, you can get ahead of the game by calling McCauley for a pretreatment. This service must be done after the building frame is up and the roof is on but before the insulation is installed. Treatment is provided to the wood frame of the structure so it must be completed before insulation is installed. This treatment is an odorless solution that terminates the food source for termites.
If you are already at risk of termites, you need an immediate solution. This is when we come out and use sentricon to treat your home. This is an EPA registered solution that is safe for you and your family. It’s a bait that termites actually prefer over wood, so they ingest it and begin to die off immediately. Our registered, pest control specialists will come out monthly to check how much bait is left and replace it whenever it is needed. When it comes to pest control, we mean business.
Here at McCauley Services of Bryant, we want to give you peace of mind. That’s why we have come up with multiple different packages you can choose from to take care of your termite problem. Unfortunately, most insurance companies view termites as a preventable damage to a home and won’t cover the expenses that come with termite damage. That is why we have options for almost any budget so we can take care of you, without taking a bite out of your paycheck. We will set up an initial inspection and treatment as soon as we can. Most of the time, that means we will respond the same day or very next day. Then we promise a quick service turnaround and quick closing documentation. It is our goal at Mccauley Services in Bryant to provide you with the most effective termite control available. We will cover any termite damage while under policy up to $100,000.
Check out our packages and pricing here or give us a call today and we can discuss pairing your pest control and termite treatment together for the ultimate results.
No matter how severe your termite damage, when you call McCauley, you can have peace of mind that we will protect what matters most.
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