This March, NW Pest Control wants to spread public awareness of Termite Awareness and the extensive damage these pests can cause to homes. Now is the right time to highlight the estimated $5 billion in property damage termites cause in the U.S. each year—damage that is typically not covered by homeowners insurance. To help prevent an infestation before it begins, NW Pest Control is sharing some of the ways homeowners could be attracting termites to their home and how to stop them before it’s too late.
With spring around the corner, now is the time of year when termites begin to swarm. Although there are only a few species of termites homeowners need to be concerned about in New England, each of them has the ability to overtake your property and cause costly damage. When it comes to preventing a termite infestation, it’s important to know what actions you can take to ensure you’re not attracting them to your home in the first place.
Homeowners can keep their property protected from termites by doing their best to avoid the following: