Although insects and other pests can invade a home at any time of year, summer seems especially problematic. Some pests are relatively harmless, while others can cause a great deal of property damage. Those who like to eat wood are particularly worrisome for homeowners. Termites and carpenter ants are two insects that can damage the structure of a home, which can sometimes cause extensive damage long before effective pest control can be performed.
The building has been attacked by termites through the property on the southern side, the termites have gained access at floor level above previously installed chemical soil barriers.
Painted wood often provide an excellent place to see if you have a termite issue. Quite often the termite will start tunneling into a piece of wood. When they emerged under the painted surface, they will eat the wood but not the paint. This often leaves the painted surface with a bubbled or distorted look. As the wood underneath begins to disintegrate, often the paint will start to crack. When you start seeing signs of painted wood disintegrating, it is important to inspect it for potential termite problems. You can bring in professional pest control experts to do this for you.
You want to clean up your garden completely in winter. Don’t leave dead plants or brush where pests can over winter. Remove everything down to the soil and you can go ahead and get your soil prepared exterminators for the next summer.
A termite control notice is also in place in the electrical meter box noting that there has been a termite control dust used as an initial treatment around eight months ago. Product used Intrigue.
So whether its pigeons, sparrows, seagulls, starlings, crows or geese, bird pests can cause all sorts of problems. Not the least of which is the high concentration of uric acid found in bird droppings. It can discolor paint, stain wood, erode metal, even crumble concrete and expensive stonework. And dont forget the health risk of bacteria, fungi and parasites that live and grow in bird droppings, which can carry and transmit any of 60 known diseases. The fleas, mites and ticks that attach themselves to birds can also carry disease. All told, the costs to cleanup and repair what pest birds do runs into the millions of dollars annually.
Most people want the job to be taken care of there and then, but the truth is most pest issues need consistent treatment to make the problem vanish forever. A bad example of pest control treatment is a once applied substance, which takes care of the issue for a few days, then the bugs will come back. All Pest Control Company does the job right.