Many homeowners worry about termites, and with good reason. They cause quite a bit of damage in homes across the United States every year. What’s more, though, is that they’re often a silent problem. They go mostly unnoticed until the damage is already done. Unfortunately, they don’t just damage your home, either. Termites can damage other buildings like sheds or garages, they can hurt the trees and shrubs on your property, and they could even eat through your swimming pool liner! A closer look at the termite treatments that may be available to help protect your home is an absolute must.
The Traditional System
Liquid termiticides are often what people turn to when they have a termite problem. The liquid creates a chemical barrier that helps keep termites from marching into your home. Typically those termites already inside die off too because they cannot get out of the structure. The biggest problem with this method is that you usually have to dig holes around the foundation of your home. Moreover, the liquid barrier does wear out over time, so it has to be replenished. It is impossible to maintain this barrier 100%.
A Better Replacement
The Sentricon Always Active Baiting System is the best termite elimination system Ransford Pest ever used. Providing a protective ring of bait stations around your home, termites that want to invade will cross one of those stations, take the bait, eat it, then take it back to the colony. The result is that the entire colony dies. There’s no digging required, and the termite treatments won’t hurt your home, lawn, or landscaping. It even works to help note any future termite activity you may have. What’s more, there are no scheduling hassles. We can install termite baiting systems even if you’re not home.
To learn more about how we can help protect your home from termites, contact us today.