No pest is quite as destructive as the termite. Capable of damaging homes if left untreated, termites cause U.S. homeowners nearly $5 billion in damages each year. Even worse—homeowner’s insurance doesn’t cover the costs of termite removal! Regular inspections are the key to preventing termites, saving you the costs and frustrations of an infestation. The termite exterminators at Springer Professional Home Services are committed to protecting you from termites year-round.
How to detect termites early
When to call a termite exterminator
Common termites in Iowa
The following termites species is found in the Midwest:
• Eastern Subterranean Termites are serious economic timber pests, costing homeowners and building owners as much as $5 billion annually.
Common signs of a termite infestation
While termites are notoriously hard to spot, it’s important to know the signs that may help you stop an infestation in the early stages:
- Mud tubes outside your home.
- Piles of termite feces, or frass, underneath entrances into the wood
- Hollow-sounding wood
- Piles of wings shed by swarmer termites
Need a termite inspection?
If you’re buying or selling a home, it’s important to call a professional termite exterminator to inspect the property for signs of termites. When we inspect your home, we will visually examine the inside and outside of your building for evidence, including termites themselves, exit holes, conducive conditions, wings, and damage. Seeing termite damage is difficult without the help of a trained professional, which is why Springer provides regular termite inspection services.
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Termite exterminators - how we control termites
When you use Springer for termite control, we will suggest the most effective treatment based on the type of termite you are dealing with. Termapest is our termite management system that monitors your home 24 hours a day, seven days a week to detect any presence of termites. When something is triggered, Springer will immediately dispatch our termite extermination department to your property to stop the pests in their tracks!
Termite Exterminators – Control in Des Moines
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