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You might be used to squeaking mice, whirling wasps, and lawn-destroying moles. However, you may have never seen or experienced wood-destroying insects before. These nasty pests can literally destroy your home.
Don’t let this happen to you. Take your safety and your home back with a call to Fox Valley Environmental Pest Control.
Be on the Lookout for These Wood-Destroying Insects
Here are the wood-destroying pests you need to watch for.
Almost everyone has heard of termites. These insects cause billions of dollars in damage and can literally make your home fall apart if left unchecked. And a scary fact is that they feed on a 5-acre pattern. That means that if one home is infected, the rest of the neighborhood is at risk.
Termites have wings twice the length of their body and only have a head and abdomen (they are often confused with ants). Signs of termites include tapping in your floors, piles of discarded wings, sagging floors, or hollow wood.
Carpenter ants only are an issue when you have standing water somewhere on your property. They always have colonies, with 2–10 being the average number of ants per colony. Carpenter ants can have wings and are of various sizes.
Powder Post Beetles
These nasty critters are especially dangerous because they can survive in and damage wood for up to 11 years. The number-one sign of powder post beetles is small holes in your basement wood.
Carpenter bees can hide anywhere, from decks to porches and eaves. One telltale sign of carpenter bees is a ½-inch entrance hole in your wood.
If you suspect you have any of these pests in your home, call Fox Valley Environmental Pest Control immediately. Only pest control professionals can treat these pests.
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Wood-destroying insects are no laughing matter. Your home and quality of life are at risk. Call for complete wood-destroying insect removal from your Kane County, IL, home now at 630-513-8120.
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