Protect Your Home From Termites with Accurate Pest Control Inc.

Termite control is a 365-day-a-year job in South Florida. The weather may be slightly cooler during the winter time. But that doesn’t mean these destructive pests ever take a break. Whether it’s Davie, Plantation or Weston, termites can be found anywhere in Broward County. But with a little preparation, you can help prevent them from invading your home and causing long-term damage.

One of the most important things to remember is there are several different types of termites. Some of the most common forms found in South Florida include subterranean, drywood and Formosan termites. Each of these species swarms at different times of the year. However, it’s also important to keep in mind that just because termites aren’t swarming, doesn’t mean they’re not active.

Drywood termites are the most common specie in South Florida. They’re easily recognizable for their ability to fly. They can also easily enter by walking into your home. Usually the best way to detect drywood termites is to find their wings. But be careful. It’s not uncommon for drywood termites to go from colony to colony finding mates by foot.  So it’s possible for these insects to infest your home without being easily detected by homeowners.  The best way to prevent drywood termites from entering your house is to seal an exposed wood or cracks

One of the best ways to prevent subterranean termites from invading your property is to keep mulch from piling up near the exterior of your house.  These type of termites are extremely attracted to mulch because they high concentrations of moisture and serve as a food source. If your house has mulch, try to place a barrier several inches from your house. There are also several items we keep inside our home that can also attract subterranean termites. Try to remove any newspapers, old books , boxes or scrap lumber. All of these objects are seen as a delicious snack to these pests. Pay close attention to crawl spaces around your house. These can be used as nesting areas for termites and pests.

Every ounce of prevention helps when battling termites. But the best method for termite control and treatment in South Florida is to call the professionals at Accurate Pest Control Inc.  Their experts can properly inspect and identify termites that often go unseen by the untrained eye. Termites cause thousands of dollars in damages before they’re even detected. Don’t take any chances.  Call Accurate Pest Control Inc. today at (954) 584-8588.

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