are small insects that prefer tropical conditions. With over 2000
known species, they are effective at destroying all wooden
structures, including homes. In the United States, they cause around
$1.5 billion in property damage each year. Termite control in states
such as Tennessee is essential to prevent the destruction of homes
and other types of property.
so many different species and some confusion with other insects e.g.
flying ants, it is very important to ensure you know what type of
termite is invading your home. Identification of the species is
crucial if you want to institute the most effective measure of
termite management. By identifying the species, you can then
implement a strategy proven successful against this type of termite.
The most common termites are those that fall into the classification
of Subterranean Termites. These, in turn, most frequently fall into
one of the two types below
Eastern Subterranean Termite:
This is a native North American species.
Named the “Super termite,” its very aggressive behavior demands
a quick call to action. A swift and immediate
response is the only way to prevent its swift destruction of your
a few home remedies are possible, the best response is to call in a
professional to assess the situation.
tools to handle the termite infestation of your home. They can rely
on several methods to remove the pests. These methods include two
The standard method until around ten years ago
An alternative and less toxic method since it involves significantly
less amounts of pesticide
using either of these methods, your termite control provider will be
able to manage and control the potential for massive property
Butler’s Pest Solutions can handle any residential and commercial pest control problem with skill and accuracy. Get in touch with them.
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