Termite Control Roxboro
Roxboro, North Carolina is the county seat of Person county. Roxboro is located thirty miles north of Durham on 501. This is a small-town community with a population of just 8,304. The town itself is very active in promoting community activities. There are number of parks, lakes and walking trails that allow residents to enjoy spending time outside. In addition, Roxboro hosts a number of festivals throughout the year including a kayak focused event as well as two blue grass music festivals. There is an active theater community that puts on a number of different productions throughout the year.
Roxboro is surrounded by a number of farms and tracts of undeveloped land. It is a community that is a moderate subtropical climate. This means that you can spend the majority of the year enjoying tie outside with mild winters. The climate and the surrounding area can make Roxboro more susceptible to termites. There is a mixture of both older homes and new developments, but both can be damaged by termites. One of the best protections for your home is to schedule an annual termite inspection. The experts at EcoTek Termite and Pest Control offer free termite inspections.
Stop worrying about termites attacking your home. EcoTek offers a turnkey termite control service that includes a full termite treatment that will completely eliminate the termites, insect and debris cleanup, termite damage repairs and future monitoring. Contact EcoTek today to learn how affordable it is to make sure your home or business is completely free of termites.
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How to Determine if You Have Termites
One of the main issues with termites is that they often cause thousands of dollars in damage before homeowners realize that there is a problem. There are a few sings you can watch for so that you can stop the infestation before it causes to much damage.
- Discarded Wings
After the termites move to a new colony, they will pull off their wings. If you see piles of discarded wings, you may have a new termite colony.
- Mud Tubes
If you see thing mud tubes on your foundation, you should break them open. You may see termites inside. The termites build these tubes to protect themselves as they crawl up into your home.
- Wood Damage
Termite damage will appear as long grooves in the wood.
It is important to be proactive when it comes to termites. Scheduling a termite inspection each year is just one way to do that. At EcoTek, we offer free termite inspections. If there are no termites found, you will receive a report stating that. If termites are found, our technician will give you a treatment plan with a written estimate, as well as a list of repairs that need to be completed. We offer an optional repair service that will do the repairs for less than an independent contractor. Stop worrying about termites and contact EcoTek today.
Effective Termite Treatments
At EcoTek we use Termidor SC, which is the top ranked liquid termite treatment on the market. It is applied directly to the top of your foundation and will work to kill the current colony and prevent future infestations. The termites will get the insecticide on them and carry it back to the colony where it will kill the queen and the rest of the colony.
Chemical Free Monitoring Stations
As another benefit, EcoTek has chemical free monitoring stations that make it easy to spot any termite activity on your property. Our technicians will install these around your property and then check them each quarter. If termites are found, then treatment can begin. The stations have a core of wood and cardboard that will not harm any other animals or insects on your property.
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 coverage agreement that includes killing and preventing termites. It will also provide protection against other insects that may invade your home including cockroaches, bed bugs, ants, fleas and ticks. If you see any of these insects in your home, we will treat for them to give you the pest free environment that you want and deserve. Our +Structural Termite Guide warranty states that if there is any termite activity or damage after we begin monitoring your home or complete your first termite treatment, that we will be responsible for any additional damage that is caused. WE will treat for, cleanup and repair any damages at our expense.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do termites damage a home?
Termites can damage your home by eating through supporting structures and walls including floor joists and support beams. This can weaken the structural integrity of your home. They can also eat through the casings around the electrical wires and create a fire hazard.
How do I know if I have ants or termites?
Termites and ants do not look the same. Termites have wider bodies and two sets of wings that are the same size. Carpenter ants have narrow waists and two sets of wings that are different lengths. Termites will eat the wood, while carpenter ants will set up their homes inside the wood.
Are the treatments safe?
We use Termidor SC which is one of the safest treatments that is available on the market. It is applied to the exterior of your home and our technicians are trained to apply it so that the you and your family are safe during the application and after the treatment.
How fast do termites do damage to my property?
A termite colony will eat about a pound of wood a dy. They can eat through an entire home in just two years. The amount of damage and the expense depend on where they begin eating and how much it costs to make those repairs.
Are the monitoring stations safe for my pets?
The monitoring stations have cores that are made of cardboard, wood and cellulose. They do not contain any chemicals and will not harm your pets or any family members.
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