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Termites infest more than 5 million homes in the US each year, causing more than $5 billion in damages. According to the Department of Forestry, the DC region is heavily infested with termites.
They work 24 hours a day, devouring cellulous material found in wood, paper, drywall, and other materials in your home to provide for their colonies. Once termites find a good spot, they share their location with other termites using a sophisticated communication system.
Termites are usually active in hidden areas behind wall coverings, in crawl spaces, under foundations, and in still plates, making the damage they cause difficult to detect. However, common signs of termite infestation include mud tubes on foundations and other structures, evidence of winged “swarmer termites or their shed wings, and damaged wood, hollowed out along the grain and lined with mud.
At Connor’s, we offer the highly effective and environmentally responsible Altriset, Termidor, and Sentricon termite treatments. These products are registered with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), meeting the strict requirements of the Reduced Risk Pesticide Initiative.
Through frequent monitoring, intensive inspections, and effective prevention techniques, Connor’s can help protect your home or business from termites year-round.