Why You Should Be Terrified of Termites

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Termites are Silently Destructive

They’re small, yet terrifying – Termites! These wood destroying insects can and will eat the hard earned equity right out of your property. They have the ability to ruin entire structures; including your home or business. The worst part is, while these pests are munching away there could be very few outward signs that termites even present. It’s no wonder that property owners are terrified of termites.

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Entomologists and pest professionals are constantly trying to diminish the destructive nature of termites by studying their basic biology and behaviors. Formulating products that will eliminate infestations, and protect structures from destruction. If you are a home or business owner, there are many scary termite facts and statistics that you should be aware of. Protecting yourself against a termite infestation can save you thousands of dollars in damage and will help you protect your property.

It can be hard to truly grasp the amount of damage that termites can do. For a better understanding of why so many people are terrified of termites, consider the following statistics:FREE termite inspections - Facts you should know about Termites infographic

  • Termites have been found in brand new buildings, as early as four days after construction.
  • The weight of all the termites in the world is greater than all the weight of humans in the world.
  • When disturbed, a termite colony will branch out and start new colonies to ensure their survival. This exponentially increases their numbers and destructive abilities. This is why it is imperative not to take matters into your own hands. Let a professional pest control company, like Superior Spray Service Inc. tackle termites for you. 

Take Action Against Termites Now 

After reading these shocking statistics and facts, it is likely you want to take action to protect your property against termites – and we don’t blame you! It is highly advised to act sooner, rather than later when it comes to termites. Putting off a termite inspection means you could become the next victim of these destructive pests. Even if you haven’t spotted a swarm, it is critical that you schedule your FREE termite inspection with Superior Spray Service Inc. today and enact a preventative plan as soon as possible.

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Superior Spray Service – Your Termite Extermination Specialist

If you have already noticed the telltale signs of termites on your property call Superior Spray Service Inc. immediately. We have the expertise to safely and effectively remove termites before they do further damage. So you don’t have to be terrified of termites anymore!

What the signs of a termite infestation?

  • Mud-like tubes, often in irregular patterns along surfaces
  • Mud tunnels that connect the nest in the ground to the wood structure
  • Tunneling and damage in wood structures
  • Paint that buckles or looks warped
  • Tiny holes in wood
  • Piles of wings

Where can termites live?

  • In wood debris, under or around a structure
  • Planter boxes
  • Storage Sheds
  • Anywhere where wood touches the ground
  • In footing that is too low or where soil lines are high
  • Wood piles
  • Decks and Patios
  • Structures with excessive moisture

Superior Spray Service is proud to serve residential and commercial customers in Central Florida. Including Lakeland, Winter Haven, Tampa, Orlando, and the surrounding areas.