Signs Of Termites Around Your Home

April 11th, 2016

We’ve all heard of omnivores, herbivores, and carnivores, but have you ever heard of a detritivore? A detritivore is one that eats things that are already dead, like plants, wood, or the dead parts of living trees. Termites fall into this category. Because a termite’s mouth has the ability to shred woody material, this is what makes them especially dangerous to the human population since nearly every home built is made of some kind of wood. The slow decay and deterioration of wood around your home can bring about serious issues, starting with your foundation and leading up into your floors, all of which have sublevels made of plywood.


The longer a termite infestation is allowed to grow and populate, the more damaged a home can become. We here at Champion Termite & Pest Control near Middleburg, FL, want to show you how to tell if you have an infestation, and what you can do about it through heat remediation treatments.

Things To Look For

Heat Remediation Treatment

Also called thermal remediation or heat treatments, this method of fighting against termite infestations is a technology that uses a kind of injection of steam and intense heat into problem areas. Once the steam has been injected, the intense heat dries out the bodies of the termites (or bed bugs, as the treatment has been used on them as well) until the termites die.

The benefit of heat remediation treatment is several-fold. For the eco-friendly folks, it’s chemical free, which means no worries about extra pollutants entering the atmosphere. It also means that a homeowner won’t have to throw out all of their belongings in an effort to rid one’s home of the infestation. Since the intense heat kills all the termites by dehydrating them, there’s little chance that they’ll return, or leave and spawn a new colony that may infest the home again.

With enough knowledge and a keen eye for the details of a home’s exterior, homeowners in Middleburg, FL can find the beginnings of a termite infestation, before it’s had time to manifest into something dangerous and get the right pest control treatment started in order to save their home and the belongings within.


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