My Pest Control Quick Tips
Where do termites come from? Termites (also known as ‘white ants’) can travel upwards and horizontally. They build mud tubes to engage in their termite activity and food sourcing in the ground and allow them to travel up and down the tube.
Termites form colony that is established in the soil, and most landed homes are now built in clusters or in a connected row, the risks of getting a termite infestation may be higher. If your neighbour has a history of termite infestation, are you at risk of getting a termite infestation? The answer is a resounding yes!
Besides the termites’ movement and mobility in vertical and horizontal means, there are 2 important factors influencing the spread of infestation.
So what happens if your neighbour has a termite problem or has recently completed a termite control treatment?
Now that you may have one of the answers to where do termites come from, what is the next step you should take to ensure your home has no termite activity? What determines an effective termite control- is it the pest control prices?
The 1st step you should take is to request for a home inspection to identify potential signs or infestation risks.