Can I avoid termites if I do a preventative treatment?

Termites eat wooden planks. Damage of a wooden house from termites

Yes, taking preventative measures is a proactive way to reduce the risk of termite infestations in your home or business. Here are some strategies you can consider:

Regular Inspections: Conduct regular inspections of your property to detect any signs of termite activity early on. Look for mud tubes, damaged wood, or discarded termite wings. Termites are active 24/7 and can do a lot of damage over time and can weaken supporting wood beams and studs inside the wall.

Moisture Control: Termites are attracted to moisture, so it’s important to control any water accumulation around your property. Fix leaky pipes, ensure proper drainage, and use dehumidifiers in damp areas.

Wood Maintenance: Termites feed on wood, so it’s crucial to keep wooden structures well-maintained. Replace any damaged or water-damaged wood promptly. If you have a leak inside a wall, it is best to remove that part of the wood and replace it and call Scorpion King Exterminating to do a Bora-Care treatment to protect the new wood studs from future termites.  While there we can inspect the rest of the home for termite activity.

Chemical Barriers: Soil-applied liquid termiticides can create a chemical barrier around your property, deterring termites from approaching.  Scorpion King Exterminating can apply these treatments. 

Professional Pest Control: Hiring Scorpion King Exterminating for regular inspections and treatment is a highly effective way to prevent termite infestations. Industry professionals can provide a tailored plan based on the specific needs of your property.  

Regular monitoring and maintenance are key components of any termite prevention plan. If you suspect termite activity or need assistance, it’s advisable to consult with Scorpion King Exterminating professionals for a thorough assessment and appropriate treatment options.