Yes. There are termites all over the state of Arizona. Home owners should be vigilant in making sure their investment stays termite free. Below are some useful tips and important knowledge about dealing with termites in Arizona.
The two most common termites we find in AZ are the subterranean, and drywood termite. While both can damage home it is important to be aware of the difference. Subterranean termites live and nest in the ground, while drywood termites reside inside the wood they are eating. These distinctions result in varying points of attack on your home. Subterranean termites construct mud tubes to tunnel through the soil and enter your home. Regardless of which type you suspect you have, it can mean destructive damage if left alone.
Once you are ready to contact a termite company, make sure they are reputable. They should also guarantee and warranty their work. Be leery of any pest control company quoting significantly lower than the rest. Often they are using products that are hazardous or inferior. You don’t want someone who will cut corners while treating for termites. Your home is your biggest investment so don’t roll the dice when it comes to termites in Arizona. Contact us today for a free inspection and quote. Call us for a free inspection! If you are selling your home, we typically charge $75 for a WDIR termite home inspection.
It’s is important to know if your home has termites. Especially if it’s been a long time since you’ve had your home inspected for termites. Below are 5 common signs of termites in Arizona. (Pictures Included)
Termites typically eat wood from the inside out, so wood that sounds hollow when tapped can mean a termite infestation. Homeowners should also look for blistering pieces of wood.
Uneven or bubbling paint is often a sign of moisture build up, which could mean one of two things – water damage or termites.
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