Termites and Demolition

Elin Nordegren, the former wife of the professional golf star Tiger Woods, demolished her $12.3 million home in early 2012. While the first reports commented on the extravagance of demolishing the multimillion dollar mansion only to rebuild it in the same spot with nearly the same design, the real reason for the demolition came out later: ant and termite infestation.

Most people realize that termites can do a lot of damage, but just how much damage can termites cause? Experts estimate that around 2 million homes are destroyed by termites and other wood-eating pests each year in the United States. Ignoring a termite problem can cost ten of thousands of dollars in damage over just a few years. Just how fast can termites eat your home? The common estimate is that a full sized colony can consume about 12 inches or one foot of a 2×4 within six months, but that entirely depends on the size of the colony and type of termite. Some termites consume wood at a much slower pace while other termites can cause serious damage to a home within several months. Is your home really a something you are willing to risk? Do not wait and endanger your biggest investment in your future! Why risk home demolition when controlling a termite problem is easy, can prevent a total termite infestation and save you thousands of dollars in the long run?

First, get a free evaluation to identify the source of the problem. This will determine the best way to get rid of termites in your home. Evaluation and identification is important because different varieties of termites require different methods to get rid of them. Termite infestation prevention is also determined by the type of termite. Tiger Termite offers a few termite treatment methods to address your pest problem including termite heat treatments and termite fumigation, with eco-friendly options for your health and benefit.

Call Tiger Termite at (909) 597-6953 for a free estimate.

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