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Increase in Termites in 2016!

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Springtime is in full swing and with summer just around the corner, termites are more active than ever. Due to San Antonio’s recent spring rains, termite infestations have increased greatly.

Pest control companies like Century Pest Control have received a greater increase in termite calls this season than in years past.

Save Thousands of Dollars!

Termites eat constantly. By eating 24 hours a day, seven days a week, termites do serious structural damage that can cause rot and maintenance damage that can cost you thousands of dollars in repairs.

Keeping Your Home Termite Free

The best way to prevent termites is to be proactive. Avoid keeping the soil line lower than the top of the home or structure’s foundation, as termites are very unlikely to crawl up concrete. Also, if you have a porch or a deck, brace the wooden supports on concrete pier foundations in order to avoid termite damage to the beams and deck. An additional way to prevent termite infestation is to keep firewood stacked neatly off the ground if it’s kept near the home or structure.

Look for Signs of Infestations

Inspect the outside of your home or structure regularly. Some signs of termite infestations include skinny trails of mud or dirt on walls and wood that looks like it has been gnawed on. Termites worm their way from the soil and track it inside, creating dark, damp tunnels for travel for other termites.

If you see any signs of termite damage, do not hesitate to contact Century Pest Control for an appointment right away.

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