Centreville Termite Control
Centreville, Virginia is a family-friendly community just outside of the Manassas area. The community is part of the Fairfax county school system and has a population of 68,024, It The city is connected to the Metrorail system through buses that run from Centreville to a metro station. It is a unique area with a community that appeals to a both professionals and families. The growth in the Centreville area began in the 1990s. There are a number of activities to do in the area including Atlantis Water Park and Bull Run Park that has a number of hiking trails and a public shooting center.
Centreville is a great place to make your home. The climate consists of hot and humid summer days with highs stating in the 80s, and cool but mild winters. This climate is favorable to a number of different insects, especially termites. It is important to protect your home, which may be your largest investment. The professionals at EcoTek Termite and Pest Control can protect your home from termites. We offer free inspections and written estimates that will outline any treatment that needs to be completed as well as any repairs that need to be done.
We have been helping homeowners since 2011. We offer a turnkey termite control solution. This solution will cover the treatment and clean up from termite damage. Additionally, we can make any repairs that are needed for less than what you would pay an independent contractor. It also comes with continued termite monitoring to make sure you never have to deal with termites again. Contact EcoTek to set up your inspection today.
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How to Determine if You Have Termites
Termites cause damage to your home, often without you noticing that you have an infestation. Since termites spend their time inside of your walls, it can be difficult to find them. Here are three signs of termites.
- Mud Tubes: These narrow tubes are about the width of ta pencil. Termites build them to have shelter as they crawl up your foundation into your home. If you break them open you can see termites in them.
- Discarded Wings: Termites have wings when they swarm to a new home. They will pull them off when they start building a new colony. If you find piles of discarded wings around your property, you likely have termites.
- Wood Damage: You may find wood that is damaged in long grooves. It can be weak or sound hollow when you knock on it.
If you think you have termites, you should act quickly. Termites can eat through an entire home in just two years. The sooner you call, the sooner you can stop the damage that they are doing to your home. Contact EcoTek for a free inspection. Each inspection will include a report of any termite activity and if termites are found it will include a written estimate for a treatment plan.
Powerful Termite Treatments
At EcoTek, we user Termidor SC, which is a very effective termiticide. This liquid treatment will be applied along the top of your foundation to stop termites from coming into your home. The treatment works because the termites will pass through it and carry it back into the colony where it will kill the queen and eliminate the entire colony. It also works to prevent future infestations.
Chemical Free Monitoring Stations
At EcoTek we use chemical free monitoring stations to determine if you have any termite activity in your property. Our technician will install these stations around your property and we will check quarterly for termite activity. If termites are found, then treatment can begin. The stations are made of wood, cardboard and cellulose and are completely safe.
Wood Destroying Insect Reports and Free Inspection Services
We offer a free WDIR 100 report. This is one of the most detailed inspection reports on termites and other wood destroying organisms (WDOs) in relation to your property. The report will give you the current condition of any property that you may be interested in buying or that you are selling. It will report on the activity of powder post beetles, termites, carpenter bees and wood borers and how they affected your home.
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+Structural TermiteGuard Warranty and Renewal Program
EcoTek offers a +Structural Termite Safeguard agreement that covers exterminating termites and preventing new infestations as well as eliminating other pests. The agreement will include bed bugs, roaches, termites, ants, ticks, flea or any other type of insect. EcoTek guarantees you a completely pest free home or business. Our +Structural Termite Guaran warranty provides that if there is any termite active and/or destruction after the first applied treatment or after monitoring begins, that EcoTek will eliminate the termites and do the repair work at no cost to you.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I wait to call if I think I have termites?
Termites will continue to do damage if you do not treat for them. Call as soon as you suspect you might have termites to schedule a free inspection. Termites will eat a pound of a wood day and through an entire home in just two years.
Will the termite treatment affect any wildlife in the area?
The termite treatment will not harm wildlife around your home. The treatment is applied directly to your foundation. We use the safest termite treatment on the market. You can rest easy knowing that your home and other animals are safe.
What are signs of termites?
The easiest sign to spot are the mud tubes that termites will build on your foundation. In the spring, you may see piles of discarded wings. If you see damaged wood, this means that termites have been in your home for a lengthy period of time.
What is the best time of year to have a termite inspection?
Termites will swarm in the spring, which means this is a good time of year for your annual termite inspection.
However, if you suspect that you may termites, you should schedule an appointment right away.
How long does a termite inspection take?
Termite inspections can take between thirty to sixty minutes. If you have a large property, it may take longer. We ask that you be home during the inspection so that the technician can access all the areas necessary to complete the inspection. You will receive a report on the condition of your home and a written estimate if termite activity is found.
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Didn’t even know we had termites until they came out to perform a free inspection and showed us where the termites had already been eating into the frame. Our expenses could have been much worse, but thanks to these guys we were able to catch it and have them take care of it.
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