prevention

Water and Fungus Damage

By |2018-08-09T13:36:44+00:00February 27th, 2018|Fungus damage - Dry-rot, prevention|

You go to touch up the paint on the fascia boards of your house and discover that wood has turned to pulp! Last year it was great. What happened? We can’t impress upon homeowners enough to keep an eye out for water problems on their structures. From roof over-hangs, to exposed siding, to pooling

How Termites Get Into Your House

By |2013-12-16T18:24:07+00:00December 16th, 2013|prevention, termites|

Subterranean termites live mainly in the ground. They search ("forage") for wood (food) farther and farther from the center of their colony area as their numbers grow. Foragers may make underground tunnels or above-ground "shelter tubes" of mud, feces and debris used to search for new food sources and to connect their feeding sites to

Termite Control is a Job for Professionals

By |2013-11-05T18:18:40+00:00November 5th, 2013|prevention, termites|

A thorough inspection by a termite control specialist is the first and most important step in protecting your property. "Experienced" eyes can locate the specific areas in your structure where a termite attack is likely to occur. Special tools such as moisture meters, sound amplifiers or specially trained dogs may be used by some inspectors.

Selecting a Termite Prevention Firm

By |2013-10-25T18:04:32+00:00October 25th, 2013|prevention, termites|

If you think you may have termites, do not panic! In most cases, significant termite damage will not occur in a short period of time. But do not delay your decision indefinitely; damage has already started and termites will continue to cause damage. First of all, verify that the firm you select is a member

Preventative Measures For Termites

By |2013-09-05T17:58:59+00:00September 5th, 2013|prevention, termites|

You can do several things as a home owner to help prevent termite infestations including: Stack all firewood, lumber or other wooden items several feet away from your building. Keep all wood supports of porches, patios, decks, or separate buildings more than one foot from contact with your home's foundations; and use only pressure-treated