Morrisville Termite Control
For homeowners that live in Morrisville North Carolina, the convenience to Raleigh, the airport, Cary, Durham, and Chapel Hill is all within a very short drive, which is why Morrisville has enjoyed some incredible growth over the past 10 years. Morrisville is flanked to the west with NC highway 540 and to the east with I-40 which provides the residents with quick access to the surrounding area. Home and business developers have recognized that this easy access is highly desirable to commuters who work in the Research Triangle, so much of the wooded areas throughout Morrisville have been cleared to make way for upscale communities that cater to professionals. Although this expansive growth has benefits for increasing profits to local businesses, the displacement of the forests lends to shifting native species of termites from the trees that were once their home to now seeking the new homes as their source of food.
Buying a new home in Morrisville may or may not be built entirely from wood in order to be a haven for termites. Homes constructed using masonry still utilize wood for framing, which is susceptible to termites, so whether or not your home is built from brick or wood shouldn’t keep you from checking to make sure termites haven’t moved into your home and are eating away at your investment. We’ve included some self help termite control solutions list below on how you can check for termites, but the absolute best way is to call EcoTek and get a free termite inspection done. It’s worth the piece of mind you’ll gain if you don’t have termites, and if you do have a termite infestation it can be resolved quickly to avoid further damage, and any termite damage repairs can be addressed.
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How to Determine if You Have Termites
Many homeowners just expect they don’t have a termite issue until they locate a colony of termites beneath their house, within a room, or they see termite dirt tubes similar to the picture below. By the time it’s realized there are termites inside your home it’s completely too late, and the termite infestation has by then done thousands of dollars in structural harm to the home or business.
- Discarded Wings
When termites leave their nests to start a new colony they fly only a short distance, and then discard their wings close to an access point because they won’t use them again.
- Mud Tubes
Pencil sized tubes next to building access points. Break them in the middle to see if termites come out.
- Wood Damage
Usually below and behind surfaces . Damage shows up in long grooves.
Waiting until you think that you have termites is not suggested, especially when you take into account you can get a free termite inspection done right away that will provide you with a free estimation of costs, and if you don’t have termites, then you’ll be able to have peace of mind that your house is safe. The free estimate we provide will not only cover the cost of eliminating the termites and the damage cleaning, but it will put together any costs you will need to consider for reconstruction repairs. Despite the fact that the damage reconstruction is optional with us, you will discover we can perform the work for significantly less than if you retain the services of an independent builder to handle them. Not only does EcoTek provide a turnkey termite extermination solution that addresses the treatment, the cleaning, and the repair to the damages done, but most importantly we also offer an ongoing service that promises you won’t ever again have to stress about termites.
Powerful Termite Treatments
EcoTek works with a liquid insecticide utilizing Termidor SC, which is graded as the best liquid termite insecticide in the marketplace for 5 years in a row. Our professional termite exterminators deliver termite treatments to the peak of your foundation to assure anything foraging into the wood of your house won’t make it too far.
Chemical Free Monitoring Stations
At EcoTek we use a chemical free monitoring system to watch for signs of termites. These bait stations are made of wood and cardboard which naturally attracts termites. Our experts set up and monitor EcoTek Term-Pro stations around your house to make certain termites aren’t eating into your biggest investment. If any bait station is found to show termite activity, EcoTek will be there to apply safe, protected, solutions to kill the invasive termites.
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 that will not only eliminate termites out of your home and stop them from coming back, but will also cover your home against other types of pests as well. No matter whether it’s termites, cockroaches, fleas, ticks, bed bugs, ants or any other kind of insect that is an unwanted guest in your home, we will eliminate them completely for a pest free environment! Our +Structural TermiteGuard guarantee provides that when there is any insect activity and/or destruction that happens after we perform a treatment on your home or after we start watching over your house with bait stations, it’s our responsibility, and is at our expense to not only take away the pests, but to provide the cleaning, decontamination, and fixing of your home at our expense!
Frequently Asked Questions
Does someone need to be home during the inspection?
Someone need to be home during the inspection because the technician will need to inspect your attic, basement or crawlspace to check any areas that may show termite damage. You should plan on the inspection taking at least half an hour and up to an hour.
Will my family be safe during the treatments?
Your safety is very important to use. We train our technicians on the correct application of Termidor SC, which is one the safest termite treatments available on the market. The treatment is applied directly to the foundation on the exterior of your property. You can be home during the treatment.
How often do you check the monitoring stations?
Our technicians will check the monitoring stations quarterly. This allows us to quickly determine if there is any termite activity on your property so that treatment can begin. The monitoring stations will be placed in a variety of locations around your property/
How can I tell the difference between termite and carpenter ant damage?
Termite and carpenter damage is very similar. However, termite damage usually has mud inside of the damage. Carpenter ant damage is clean and there may be holes that lead to the interior of the wood where the ants build their colonies.
When should I schedule a termite inspection?
The best time of year to schedule a termite inspection is in the spring or early summer just after the termites set up new colonies. You should get your home inspected each year. However, if you think you might have termites you should schedule the inspection right away.
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