Preventing Termites This Spring

 

Don’t Let Termites Ruin Your Home

Preventing termites is the job of SWAT Services.Spring is usually welcomed with open arms, but warmer temperatures also stir unwanted pests, and termites, into activity. It’s not uncommon for a termite infestation to show up in the weeks following cold winter temperatures. And preventing termites from invading your home is what SWAT Services is all about. SWAT wants you and your family to be well informed about these destructive pests so they don’t start forming colonies in or around your home and end up costing you money.

 

Termites Are a Costly Problem

Every year termites combine to cause over 5 billion dollars of damage. Unfortunately, termite damage is not a claim that is typically covered by your homeowners insurance policy. Yet, damage from termites is five times more likely to occur to your home than damage from fire!

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Signs of Termite Activity

 

Do I Have Termites ?

Just the word “termites” can strike fear into any metro Atlanta homeowner, and for good reason. Termites are some of the worst pests that can inflict the most damage on any home. Termites are known for sneaking into homes through cracks in the foundation and wreaking real havoc to the interior wooden structure, sometimes literally right under a homeowner’s nose. And the worst part is, termites are known for staying silent and sneaky. This makes it difficult to spot the damage they inflict until it is too late.

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Termite Swarming Season for Metro Atlanta

Late spring and early summer is termite swarming season for Marietta and metro Atlanta. Termites swarm because reproductive termites are forced out of their shelter tubes to mate and start new colonies. SWAT Services provides inspection and treatment for these destructive home invaders. Termites do more damage to homes than wind, lightning and fire. And, … Read more

Ag Commissioner Issues Warning to Prevent Termite Infestation

Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin alerted Georgians that they need to “consider options” to prevent termite infestation as a result of recent flooding in the northern part of the state. “Structures in Georgia are particularly vulnerable to termite attack and it is important to be protected,” says Irvin, whose department issues licenses for structural pest control … Read more


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