We’ve been in this business for a long time, and in that time we’ve collected a list of commonly asked questions and frequently held fears about fumigating. Most people have driven by a house or a business that is covered from top to bottom in a colorful tent. You know that house has some kind of pest problem, but how much do you know about the process?
For some, the only way they ever become informed about this termite control method is to experience it in their own homes. So, to save you the time and energy fearing this valuable termite control tool we’d like to address some common fears and help put your mind at ease.
Is It Safe?
The big question we are often asked about fumigation is whether or not the process is dangerous to your home or your family. The answer to that is a resounding no. The substances used to fumigate a structure come in the form of gas so they can easily slip in and out of rooms and even behind walls without leaving any trace. When your home is uncovered and the appropriate time has passed giving ample opportunity for the gas to dissipate, your home will be safe to inhabit once again.
Is It Worth The Money?
Fumigation is, hands down, the most effective way to eradicate the army of drywood termites that have invaded your home. Too often we meet families who have shelled out hundreds of dollars attempting to treat their termite problem with at home, DIY products to no avail. When you factor in the cost of those treatments, and the effectiveness of fumigating you’ll find that it is well worth the money for the level of security that it provides your home and family.
What If They Come Back?
Termites love to eat wood, and like you, they feel safe and secure within your home. So, short of building a house entirely out of concrete its difficult to ensure that they never return. You can make fumigation a one-time effort and do your best to avoid future fumigation by staying connected with your pest control team. Remember to have them visit your home or business regularly so that they can catch an infestation early.
Fumigation is one of the most powerful weapons that we have to wield against drywood termites and other pest infestations. We hope that this helps to extinguish any lasting fears and give you the confidence to take the next step in protecting your home. For more information about our termite control services, contact us today and we’ll happily provide you with a free consultation.