Asian Subterranean Termite in North Miami
Asian subterranean termites are becoming a major problem for house owners in North Miami. They can cause severe damage to your house and lead to heavy expenses for damage restoration. The nature and potential of damage and treatment alternatives are discussed below:
Damage Caused by Asian Subterranean Termites
Asian subterranean termites are a non-native and invasive species which traveled to Florida through shipping boats. Florida has a tropical climate which is ideal for growth of these termites. Spring is the peak breeding season for Asian subterranean termites. They multiply quickly and the queen can lay several thousand eggs for reproduction daily. These termites can cause severe damage to buildings and it can be very costly to restore the damage. More than 600,000 homes in the US are infested by termites every year. Asian subterranean termites can have been spreading rapidly in Florida with South Florida being the worst impacted. These termites feast on anything which contains cellulose which is their major food source. They will be particularly aggressive in consuming wood and wooden items which have high levels of cellulose. They can quickly infest and consume items like wooden furniture, flooring, ceilings, outposts, etc. They are also known to infest residential trees and eat their heartwood. This makes the trees weak and ultimately becomes fatal for them. Asian subterranean termites live underground and can cause damage to the foundation of your house. This can render your house dangerous and unsafe to live in. The extent of damage caused by the Asian subterranean termites can be understood from the fact that they cause damage worth $5 billion each year in the US alone. Most house owners have to pay the restoration expenses from their own sources as termite infestation damage is generally not covered in insurance policies.
Acting timely is very important in resolving the problem of infestation caused by Asian subterranean termites. It is important that you should regularly keep monitoring the symptoms of infestation. The earlier you spot these symptoms, the more convenient and cost-effective it will be for you to deal with the problem. On coming across such signs of infestation, you should seek support from professional pest control agencies. Many house owners plan to deal with the problem themselves which is strictly not recommended. Toro Pest is a professional and experienced pest control company which has rich experience of termite extermination. They provide free inspections and SENTRICON certified solutions which target the king and queen of termite colonies. This ensures that the entire termite colony is finally destroyed and the termite infestation problem is resolved 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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