This is a question we get asked often. Folks want to know just how harmful termites are in Tennessee. We understand. Purchasing a home is a big financial decision and an investment that needs to be protected. Unfortunately, we can't give you a specific amount termites could cost you. There are too many factors involved. But we can give you some facts to consider that will help you to determine the level of the threat.
5 Facts Every Gallatin Homeowner Should Know About Termites
- The most destructive termites in the United States are subterranean termites. These are the type of termite we deal with in Gallatin.
- Subterranean termites cost U.S. property owners billions of dollars annually. The cost of damage done by all other types of termites combined is in the hundreds of millions.
- The reason subterranean termites are so destructive is that they are incredibly sneaky. They come up from the ground and feed on the inside of wood.
- Every home purchase in Gallatin should come with a wood-destroying organism report (WDO). This report lets you know what pest threats could eat away at your equity.
- Termite damage is preventable.
How do you stop sneaky, wood-destroying organisms from eating away at your equity and making your repair costs part of the billions spent out by U.S. property owners every year? One word: Sentricon.
If you're not familiar with the remarkable history of Sentricon® System with Always Active™, it is worth looking into. Sentricon® with Always Active™, by Dow AgroSciences, has almost single-handedly changed termite control and protection. This incredible termite control system addresses termites in 3 important ways:
Termites can't sneak past Sentricon® with Always Active™. The nature of termite workers is to keep looking for food, even when a food source has been found. So they are guaranteed to find the bait in Sentricon® with Always Active™ baits stations, which are placed around the foundation perimeter of your home.
The bait in Sentricon® with Always Active™ is scientifically proven to be more interesting to termites than wood. That is sayings something when wood is the primary food source of termites.
While other termite control products get less effective with age, Sentricon® with Always Active™ gets more effective. The bait in Sentricon® with Always Active™ becomes more and more appetizing as it ages.
With liquid termite barriers, you never know if your investment in termite control was worth it. With Sentricon® with Always Active™, dead termites appear in bait stations, so you'll be informed when termites try to attack. And you'll be glad you made the investment to stop them in their tracks.