Virginia Beach Termite Control
Virginia Beach, Virginia is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. It’s a resort city, and with miles of beaches, hotels, and restaurants, it truly has something for everyone. It’s also the most populous city in Virginia with a population that was estimated in 2015 to be 452,745. It’s part of the Hampton Roads metropolitan area and as such holds great historical value to the country. In fact it’s home to Cape Henry, which was the site where English colonists first landed in America. And while Virginia Beach does have a little bit of everything it also has its fair share of insects and rodents which can lead to a bevy of pest control problems.
Virginia Beach has plenty of things to see but one thing you don’t want to see is any kind of pest inside your home. This is especially true of termites. There are few insects that are as dreaded as termites, and with good reason. They’re capable of doing tons of damage to a home without being discovered, until it’s too late. That’s why here at EcoTek we have developed a proven method of not only killing termites through effective termite control treatments, but making sure they don’t return. If you have a termite problem, or think you may have one, you shouldn’t hesitate to contact EcoTek for a free termite inspection. We have been helping customers with termite control since 2011. We’ll work fast to eliminate the termite infestation, clean up all insect and wood debris, and then repair the termite damage.
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How to Determine if You Have Termites
It’s easy to miss a termite infestation. Most homeowners don’t even suspect they have one until they discover a colony of termites beneath their house or discover a group of them inside a room. And when it comes to a termite infestation you have to move fast or your home may fall victim to a tremendous amount of damage. And If you spot any of the signs below in your own home, there’s a chance it’s already too late.
- Discarded Wings
Termites will drop these upon finding a new colony. Once they arrive they’ll never need their wings again so they just shed them.
- Mud Tubes
These are small tubes which protect termites while they’re on the move. It’s possible to break them to see if any termites are inside.
- Wood Damage
This will present itself either behind or below surfaces. Look for the damage to appear in long grooves.
It just isn’t a good idea to wait until you think you have a termite problem. This is especially true since EcoTek provides free termite inspections. We will give you an estimate of any costs associated with an infestation–and if no termites are present, then you can just rest easy. Any estimate we do provide will cover the expense of not only exterminating the termites, but also any costs associated with repairing the damage they caused. It’s all part of EcoTek’s comprehensive termite control solution. We handle the elimination procedure, the cleanup, the repairs and best of all, we guarantee the termites won’t be back.
Powerful Termite Treatments
Our termite control solution uses a liquid insecticide called Termidor SC. Termidor SC has been the best termiticide on the market for 5 years running. EcoTek will deliver the termite solution to the top of your foundation in order to make sure anything eating the wood is unable to continue. Termidor SC is an outdoor treatment. As the termites travel in and out of your home, they will pass through the chemical barrier and take the treatment back to the colony, which will eliminate the queen and the entire colony. The treatment is effective at killing the current colony and preventing new colonies from entering your home.
Chemical Free Monitoring Stations
At EcoTek, we offer a chemical free monitoring option. To begin we will install and monitor EcoTek Term-Pro bait stations around your house. These will attract any nearby termites and are made of wood and cardboard. The stations make it easy for our technicians to detect termite activity. If termites are found, we are there to administration safe solutions to exterminate the termites. The monitoring system is a good option if no existing termite activity is found.
Wood Destroying Insect Reports and Free Inspection Services
- Commercial properties
- Institutional properties
- Multi Family units
- Residential Builder Services
- Prospective Home Buyers
+Structural TermiteGuard Warranty and Renewal Program
EcoTek will not only eliminate any termites that are found in your home, but we will do the same for any pests that are present. That means roaches, ticks, fleas, bed bugs and any type of insect will be completely exterminated. It’s all part of our +Structural termite safeguard agreement that ensures a pest free environment. In addition to this, EcoTek also has a +Structural TermiteGuard warranty. This establishes that any insect activity/destruction that occurs after we treat your home is our responsibility. That means we will remove any additional pests or make any necessary repairs at no cost to you.
Frequently Asked Questions
What steps can I take around my home to keep termites out?
Termites can come in through any vents that do not have grates on them. You should check around the edge of your foundation for weak spots, as well as check your roof for missing shingles. Be sure that any wooden structures in your yard are built with treated wood. Clear dead wood off your property so that it does not attract termites to your property.
Will my family be safe during the treatments?
We user Termidor SC. This is one of the safest termite control products on the markets. Our technicians are trained in the proper application of the treatment. Your family can be home during the treatment, which is done on the exterior of your home.
How can I tell if I have termites or carpenter ants?
Both termites and carpenter ants will do damage to your home, and you should address either infestation right away. Termites have wider bodies, while carpenter ants have narrow waists. The termites will eat the wood, but with carpenter ants, you may find piles of sawdust around your home.
Will my home’s value be negatively impacted by termites?
Your home’s value is impacted because of the damage that the termites cause. If you have an active termite infestation, you will not be able to sell your home. However, once you treat the infestation and make any repairs, your home’s value should return to what it was before.
Can I wait for a month to treat termites?
Termites will continue to eat through the wood of your home, which means that you will need to repair a larger area, which will cost more in repairs. It is best to treat for termites right away and then immediately make the repairs to keep your home safe.
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