Termite Damage – 3 ways to avoid damage from termites
- Termites damage more homes in the United States each year than fires, floods and windstorms combined. And most of that damage occurs in homes that have no protective termite barrier in the soil and no regular inspections by a professional termite expert. But there are things you, the homeowner can do to minimize your chances of becoming a termite statistic. First, make sure there is no wood in contact with the soil. This includes siding, supports, steps, etc. Second, make sure the soil drains properly around your home. And third, have your home inspected by a professional termite expert on a regular basis. They know what to look for, and you don’t. If you will practice these 3 suggestions, you will greatly reduce the chances of termites attacking and damaging your home!