Termites are the most damaging structural pests in India. Commonly known as white ants, they destroy large amounts of wood and all other materials that contain cellulose. Although some structures are more prone to termite attacks, every house is susceptible to a potential termite infestation. While many house owners worry about fire or flooding, termite damage is a much more common problem.
Even if your home is build mainly of brick or stone, there is a risk of termite attacks on structural support and other building elements that are constructed of wood or other cellulose containing materials. Termites are very secretive insects. Hence, it comes as no surprise that termite activities are usually recognized very late, when a lot of damage has already been done. Termite damage weakens wooden structures, and repairs can be a costly affair. In India the most commonly encountered pest termites are subterranean termites.
People often confuse termites with winged ants, especially when they swarm. Key differences include:
Understandably, people are very concerned when they discover they have a termite problem. Fortunately, termite control technology has made tremendous strides in recent years. By calling, you can be assured that your home will
be serviced using the most modern materials and strategies available, and by a trained, experienced Termite Control Technician.
Termites are an extremely persistent and challenging pest. Homeowners should not attempt to resolve a termite problem on their own.