Asian Subterranean Termite in Hialeah Gardens
Asian subterranean termites have their roots in south-east Asia. They have become more dispersed and has spread to many prominent parts of the world. These termites need a tropical climate with sufficient warmth to breed and thrive. They find such an environment in Florida that has a tropical climate (as Hialeah Gardens) and thus has become a major nuisance for house owners in the state. They are more common in South Florida. The current article provides insights into the damage caused by Asian subterranean termites and the various preventive measures and treatment options for their extermination.
Damage Caused by Asian Subterranean Termites
The Asian subterranean termites are voracious consumers of cellulose-containing items. They aggressively consume wood and wooden items inside and nearby your house. They can damage wooden furniture, flooring, beams, ceilings, outposts, etc. These termites also eat the heartwood of trees and weaken them significantly which makes them vulnerable to falling during storms. Asian subterranean termites get cellulose by consuming wood which explains their profound affinity for it. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, termite infestations impact more than 600,000 homes each year. In Florida alone, more than 4 million buildings are infested by these termites. The annual damage caused by these Asian subterranean termites in up to the extent of $5 billion. Most of these damages are not covered under any insurance policies, which makes them even more costly for the house owners. These termites can also weaken the foundation of your house and make it dangerous to live in for the residents.
Prevention is always better than cure. You can take preventive measures like trimming all shrubbery near home exterior to allow airflow and drying of damp areas. You should maintain home exteriors to prevent water from leaking into wooden siding and windows.
If you still observe any signs of termite infestation, then you must immediately consult a professional and experienced pest control agency. You can consider consulting reputed agencies like Toro Pest which has years of expertise in pest control. They have the best experts and equipment with them to provide resolution of your problems. They provide free inspections for ascertaining the nature of infestation and potential damage. Toro Pest also provides SENTRICON certified solutions for termite extermination. These solutions provide you a permanent solution to infestation by Asian subterranean termites. Their SENTRICON certified solutions target the king and queen of the termite colonies and destroy them permanently.
Worried About Termite Damage? You Should be.
Usually you don’t see termites or the damages they cause until it’s too late. In fact, the annual cost of termite damage to buildings in the US is more than $5 billion- greater than that of fires, hurricanes and tornadoes combined.
How The Sentricon® System Works
The Sentricon System starts protecting your property the minute it is installed. Termites are attracted to the bait and once consumed, lose the ability to eat, breed and survive. The end result is the complete elimination of the colony, including the queen!
What type of Termite is the Sentricon System designed for?
Asian, Formosan and Eastern Subterranean Termites.
Sentricon® Termite Baiting System:
- Stations are installed in the ground around the perimeter of your structure.
Once in the ground, there is only a service cover visible; the stations require a special key to open them. Because of our Always Active™ technology, the Recruit HD termite bait will begin to work right away.
- Termites Eat the Bait and Share with the complete Colony
Termites prefer the bait used in Dow AgroSciences®Sentricon®Termite Baiting System stations 10 times more than wood. Noviflumuron, the active ingredient, is shared within the colony.
- Your Property is Protected from Termites 24/7 – 365
By keeping Dow AgroSciences®Sentricon® Termite Baiting System stations in place around the perimeter of your property, your property will have ongoing protection from any current or future termite infestations.
The Benefits of Sentricon® Termite Baiting Systems:
- Environmentally responsible. Has little or no impact on human health, low toxicity to birds, fish, and plants; and little potential for groundwater contamination.
- Once installed, it creates a barrier around your property so that termites take the bait back to their colony and keep them away from your structure.
- Eliminates entire termite colonies, including the queen.
- The Latest technology in Termite Colony Elimination.
- There no drilling into slab and no trenches.
- Total peace of mind with year around termite protection.
- TORO’s Board Certified Entomologist Certified Trained Technicians which specialize in Termite Baiting Technology will provide you with the results you can count on.
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