McKinney Pest Control is your #1 stop for McKinney termite control and extermination. Did you know that termites cause over 2 billion dollars a year according to various government agencies? Damage from this pest is easily in the hundreds of thousands every year. If you see or notice sawdust around any wood in your house, you should immediately give us a call to have us come out and inspect your home.
Signs Of Infestation
There are many different types of termites. Each kind poses a different type of threat to a home, depending upon the type of wood it feeds upon or where it will generally congregate. Their type may determine the type of treatment initiated by pest control professionals. Not all of them will cause problems for residents and businesses in the McKinney, Texas area.
A termite infestation begins with a reproductive pair selecting your home as a suitable place to live and mate. They’ll bore into wood or soil and begin mating. They produce offspring quickly, and this offspring is trained to feed them. Others will produce workers, which hunt for forage for food and build the tunnels, and soldiers, which defend the colony from attack. These types of pests feed on the cellulose of wood, which is a source of simple sugars.
They can squeeze through the smallest cracks in your house. Once they’re in, they’ll start to eat away and can cause silent damage. There are several things we can do to prevent them from ever entering your home, like drilling slab joints between slabs and placing chemical barriers around your foundation.
The five main types of termites are:
If you think you have termites in your house or business you must act now before they eat you out of your house and home…literally. Since they can fit through the smallest cracks or conceivable cracks in your home, even if you don’t currently have it, your house or business could be at risk. Contact McKinney Pest Control at (214) 620-0921 today to arrange for a no-hassle termite inspection!