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Termites Still Swarming in Lexington

September 13, 2018


Lexington weather has the perfect combination of ideal temperatures and climate conditions that allow for continual termite activity throughout the month of September. The warm humid weather in Indiana in the summer will cause termites to continue to swarm and, in effect, prolifically enhance the termite population.
 
Termite swarmers are flying termites, which leave an established colony in order to pair off with mates, reproduce, and begin new colonies. These swarmers look much like flying ants, but termite wings are lighter in color and have no separation in their body. If you see termite swarmers swarming around your home and yard, you might have a serious problem with termites.

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You would do well to prevent termites before they become a problem. If even one termite is spotted, it is best to take action right away. And just because you can’t see them doesn’t mean they aren’t there. These silent destroyers can go unnoticed for long periods of time, allowing them to do serious damage to a structure. Once they get inside, they will eat their way through every bit of wood they can find in order to support and feed their colonies. They do considerable damage to floors, walls, ceilings, furniture, personal items, and even support beams. Once they do this much damage, it may be too late to do anything about them, except pay for all of the damage they have done--and not make that same mistake twice.
 
There are a few signs you can look for, such as flying swarmers. You may also find discarded wings in corners or window sills or tiny sawdust piles around wooden objects, beams, cabinets, or floors. These are all indications you have termites.
 
To eliminate, or prevent, termite activity and damage, contact the experts at Action Pest Control in Lexington. They will create a comprehensive termite control plan based on the outcome of a thorough inspection by one of our licensed professionals, followed by termite treatment with Termidor® that gets rid of termites on contact and ingestion. We guarantee 100% effective elimination and we will return every 3 months to re-evaluate the area. After this, we return annually to ensure that your property is termite free.
 
Don’t wait for termite damage, contact Action Pest Control today for more information about our termite control program in Lexington.




 

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