SUBTERRANEAN TERMITES are the most destructive insects for home owners to deal with because they cause serious structural damage, not just in the spring, but all year long. Termites know no boundaries; putting your entire home at risk, including foundations, wood support beams, floor joists, sill plates, and even pool liners can fall victim to termite activity unless proactively protected or treated by Horizon.
WOOD DESTROYING INSECTS ARE A THREAT TO THE STRUCTURE OF YOUR BUSINESS AND HOME.
HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
- The average cost to fix termite damage in a home is $3,750.
- $0 = amount of termite damage covered by homeowner’s insurance.
- Worker termites search for food up to 250 feet from their colony(How far is your house from your neighbor’s?).
- Termites eat non-stop 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
- The total weight of all termites in the world is more than the weight of all humans.
- Termite queens can produce up to 1,000 eggs each day.
- Each year termites cause more than $5 billion in property damage.
Our termite service utilizes the most current technology available in our industry. We provide both corrective and proactive programs for the protection of your home and property.
Learn more about our termite Program. Speak to our pest specialists today. Call (888) 612-2847
Blog Posts About Termites
To effectively combat termites, it is necessary to first know about how they get inside in the first place and why they want to stay for good! This is crucial to prevent an infestation. Since termites live in colonies and feed on the cellulose in wood, it is likely that you will be able to find hundreds or even thousands of them, once their colony has been found. These termites can cause significant....
In the U.S., termites are notorious in destroying wood structures. It is even estimated that more than $2 billion of damages is spent yearly in controlling and preventing invasion of termites. Termites are considered social insects. They live in a nest that is commonly created underground. In their natural habitat, termites often build their colonies in a tree or wood pile. Their colony follows a hierarchy....
Subterranean Termites cause more financial damage than any other type of termite in the United States. As their name implies, they live underground, but that doesn’t mean you wont see them ever. And if you do see them in your home, will you be able to identify it as a potential threat against your home or will they just be another bug? Learn the basics with the image below. If you think you’ve seen this culprit in...