How Often Should My Home be Treated For Termites?

Homeowners in Atlanta should have their home inspected annually for termites as a form of prevention. Termite treatments can last anywhere from 5 to 13 years depending on the type of treatment used. Consequently, your pest control company can help determine a custom termite treatment plan that outlines how often your property should be treated for termites.

How Often Should My Home Be Treated For Termites in Atlanta; Call Active Pest Control for Termite Control and Prevention

Treating a Home With a History of Termites

Even though it may have been years since your home last experienced a termite infestation, it’s important to stay proactive and schedule preventative treatments.  Regular treatments and inspections are the best defense against termites. That said, products like Termidor have been known to last up to 13 years without reapplication. To ensure protection from termites, contact your pest control company that can address the unique needs of your home.

What Should I Do Between Treatments?

No matter how long ago your last treatment was, year-round termite prevention is important for all homeowners.
A few ways to keep termites away between treatments include:

  • Store firewood and lumber away from home and elevated.
  • Eliminate sources of standing water in or near the home.
  • Eliminate any wood to soil contact.
  • Trim back trees and shrubs from exterior walls.
  • Regularly inspect your deck, patio, or outdoor furniture for signs of damage.
  • Remove decaying trees and branches from areas surrounding your yard.

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How Much Termite Treatment Do I Need?

Anyone who has spent time and movie eliminating a termite infestation will want to stay vigilant and keep termites from returning. However, constantly administering treatment isn’t advised as it can be costly and wasteful. A combination of preventative methods and regular inspections by a professional is your best bet at warding off termites. Active Pest Control knows exactly how to determine the best course of treatment for your unique situation.

When is Termite Treatment Necessary in Atlanta; Call Active Pest Control for Termite Control and Prevention