Herndon Termite Control
Herndon, Virginia is home to the headquarters of a number technology companies and is considered part of the Dulles Technology Corridor. Situated about twenty four miles outside of Washington, D.C. Herndon offers a variety of activities to do with your family including the Annual NatureFest Celebration and the Herndon Festival. Herndon is a family-friendly community with a population of 24,544.* It is also home to Herndon Depot Museum which is located along the hike and bike trail that was make along the Washington and Old Dominion Railroad line. People also enjoy visiting the historic district in the city.
One of the reasons that Herndon is appealing is because it offers mild winters that are cool. It also has hot summer days. This mild climate is conducive to a number of insects, including termites. As a homeowner in Herndon, it is important to protect your property from termites since they can cause structural damage and make your home unsafe. They can also cause thousands of dollars in damage. Fortunately, the experts at EcoTek Termite and Pest Control can help you eliminate any termites you have on your property. Schedule a free inspection today.
EcoTek offers a turnkey termite control solution that includes treating for termites, cleaning up any damage they have caused as well as making repairs to your property. Add in the continued monitoring service for termites, and your termite nightmare can be over quickly. Contact EcoTek Termite and Pest Control to learn how we can you today!
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How to Determine if You Have Termites
Termites will do the majority of their damage in areas of the home that you do not usually see, which means homeowners may not realize they are a problem. There are signs you can look for:
- Discarded Wings
Piles of discarded wings are a sign that new termite conloy has come to your home. They will swarm in the spring and discard in their colony after they set up their home.
- Mud Tubes
Termites will build mud tubes that are about the width of a pencil along the foundation of your home. This protects them as they crawl up from their colony into your home.
- Wood Damage
If you notice squeaky floors or long grooves in your wood, you may have termites.
If you suspect that you may have termites, you need to act quickly. Do not wait to call, because the termites will continue to eat away at your home. A termite colony can eat through an entire home in just two years. At EcoTek we offer a free termite inspection. If your home is free from termites, you can stop worrying about the issue. If termites are found, you will receive a free estimate and treatment plan that also includes the cost of any repairs that need to be made.
Potent Termite Treatments
EcoTek uses one of the most effective termiticides on the market. Termidor SC is a safe option that is applied directly to the top of your foundation. The termites will crawl though the treatment and take it back to the colony, where it will kill the colony and the queen. The treatment also prevents future infestations.
Chemical Free Monitoring Stations
Our chemical free monitoring stations allow our technicians to quickly check for possible termite activity. The monitoring stations are made out materials that naturally attract termites like wood, cardboard and cellulose. This option is completely safe for any wildlife. The stations are checked quarterly and if termites are found then treatment can begin.
Wood Destroying Insect Reports and Free Inspection Services
- Commercial properties
- Institutional properties
- Multi-family units
- Residential builder services
+Structural TermiteGuard Warranty and Renewal Program
EcoTek offers a +Structural termite coverage agreement that covers the elimination and prevention of termites. It also provides protection against other insects that may invade your home. It also covers treatment for fleas, ticks, ants, bed bugs, cockroaches and other insects that may come into your home. We will give you a pest free environment to protect you and your pets Our +Structural Termite Guard warranty provides that if there is any termite treatment activity and/or damage on your property after we have completed the first treatment or started the monitoring service, that we will treat your property and repair any damages at no cost to you.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much wood can termites eat?
A single termite colony will eat through about a pound of wood each day. They can eat through an entire home in just two years. Often more than one colony will begin to eat your home. It is important to act quickly to stop termites from becoming a serious issue.
What happens to my property value after I have termites?
Your property can return to its previous value after you treat for termites and repair the damages that they made. You will need to keep a copy of the treatment and repairs and disclose this information when it is time to sell your home.
How can I prevent termites?
The best way is to keep wood away from the side of your home. Do not stack wood piles against your home or use a mulch border along your foundation. Be sure that any wood you use to build things around your property is treated for termites.
Are termites dangerous?
While termites will not hurt people, they can cause structural damage to your home, which can be damages. Some types of termites will also eat through the casings around the wires in your home which can create a fire hazard.
How long are the termite inspections?
Each inspection takes between thirty to sixty minutes. The inspections will examine several areas of your home, and you need to home to allow the technician access to all areas of your home. The inspection will give you a report of the current condition of your home.
Same or Next Day Service
Call us before noon Monday to Friday, and we’ll treat your yard the same day!
100% Money Back Satisfaction Guarantee
If you’re unsatisfied with the treatment in any way, we have a 100% money back guarantee. So there is no risk to you!