Termite Control Holly Springs
Holly Springs, North Carolina is a suburb of Raleigh and part of the Triangle area. It currently has a population of 30,157 (City-Data.com). The population has grown substantially since the 1980s as it absorbed some of the growth from other cities. Holly Springs has a rich history that dates back to the 1700s. The city began as a crossroads between several different cities. Holly Springs has an active parks and recreation program that includes both sports and arts events. Holly Springs is also known for its Downtown Village District with more than sixty shops, and it holds several activities throughout the year.
Holly Springs has a variety of different homes. It is a combination of both new and old construction. Holly Springs residents love the community of Holly Springs and the family-friendly community with a good school system. When buying a home in Holly Springs you are choosing a great place to raise a family. It is important to take the steps to keep your home safe from invasive termites. Termites will eat their way through wood and then move onto another source, which may be your home. One of the best ways to protect your home is to have an annual termite inspection. EcoTek Termite and Pest Control offers free termite inspections.
If you are worried about termites, call today. Our technician can perform an inspection and determine if you have an issue with termites. If no termites are found, you will get a report stating that and you can stop worrying. If termites are found, you will receive a written estimate and termite control treatment plan, as well as a list of termite repair damages that need to be completed. We offer an optional repair services that is more affordable than hiring an independent contract. Contact EcoTek to set up your appointment today.
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How to Determine if You Have Termites
Termite infestations can be difficult to spot because the majority of the time they are working inside of the wood in your walls. This means that the termites can do serious damage without you realizing they are there. There are some signs you can look for to determine if you have termites.
- Discarded Wings
Termites will shed their wings when they establish a new colony. If you see piles of wings, you likely have termites.
- Mud Tubes
Termites build mud tubes up the side of your foundation to act as protection. These tubes are about the width of a pencil.
- Wood Damage
Wood damage from termites will appear in long grooves.
Termites will continue to cause damage until you treat them. If you think you may have termites, you should schedule an inspection right away. At EcoTek, we offer free termite inspections, as well as a turnkey termite service. If our technician does not find termites, you can rest easy. If termites are found, you will receive a quote for treatment, as well as a treatment plan. Additionally, the technician will give you a list of repairs that need to be done. If you choose our turnkey service, it includes treatment, cleanup, repairs and continued monitoring.
Powerful Termite Treatments
We use the effective Termidor SC for all our termite treatments. This has been ranked as the best termiticide on the market for the last five years. It will stop termites from getting into your home. The treatment is applied along the top of your foundation and termites will carry it back to the colony where it will kill the queen and eliminate the colony.
Chemical Free Monitoring Stations
At EcoTek we offer chemical free monitoring stations that allow our technician to detect termite activity around your property before it reaches your home. The cores of the stations are made of wood, cellulose and cardboard and naturally attracts the termites that may already be on your property. Our technicians will check them quarterly and can begin treatment if any activity is found.
Wood Destroying Insect Reports and Free Inspection Services
- Commercial properties
- Institutional properties
- Multi Family units
- Residential Builder Services
+Structural TermiteGuard Warranty and Renewal Program
EcoTek offers a +Structural termite safeguard agreement. This agreement is comprehensive as it includes termites, as well as other pests and insects that may plague your home. Not only will it cover treating and preventing treatments, but our technicians will also address any issues that you have with bed bugs, cockroaches, ants, fleas and ticks or any other types of insects that may try to invade your home. We will work to give you a pest free environment. Our +Structural TermiteGuard warranty provides that if there is any termite activity or damage after our initial treatment or after we begin monitoring your property, that we will not only treat for termites and repair the damage at no cost to you.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to have home checked for termites regularly?
You should have an annual termite inspection performed. At EcoTek, we offer free termite inspections. If your home is termite free, our technician will let you know. If not, we will provide you with a written estimate and a list of repairs that need to be completed?
Will my property value drop if I have termites?
When you first discover termites, your home value will drop, but once you treat for termites and make the repairs to your home, your property value should return to what it was before you got termites. You should keep a copy of the receipts for treatments and repairs.
Are treatments safe for my family?
At EcoTek, we use the safest treatments that we can find. Termidor SC is safe if used properly. Additionally, we only apply it to the exterior of your home and the top of your foundation, so your family should be safe during and after the treatment is completed.
How do termites hurt my property?
Termite damage is done when the termites chew through the wood. This weakens the wood, which may be the floor joists or the walls that are supporting your home. This can weaken the structural integrity of your home. Some termites chew through the casing on the electrical wires create a fire hazard.
Do I need to be home during a termite inspection?
Yes. Termite inspection involve looking in your crawlspace and your attic, and you need to be at home to make sure that the technician can access all the areas needed to complete a thorough inspection.