We are in the midst of National Termite Week 2017 and it’s that time of year when folks like us warn folks like you to be on the lookout for swarming subterranean termites as the weather starts turning warmer. But why, you may ask, is that important to us here on the Gulf Coast of Florida, where the temperatures are always pretty, well, temperate?
Well, it just so happens that, according to the National Pest Management Association, Florida has the highest termite ‘pressure’ in the US. And where pressure builds, there’s bound to be a release sooner or later.
And guess where one of the highest concentrations of Coptotermes formosanus and Reticulitermes flavipes is? That’s right, the Gulf Coast of Florida. Check out the interactive map here!
Did you know that termites are responsible for $5 billlion in annual damages – more than floods and fires combined! And the swarming subterranean termites take the credit for 80% of that total!
So, as the snowbirds begin to plan their annual trek back to the Midwest and Canada and the college kids stop by for their annual week of sandy beach going, the rest of us will be on the lookout for the signs of subterranean swarming termites in our future.
Regardless of which termites might be trying to invade your home, Good News Pest Solutions has the plan that’s right for you, from Bradenton to Lakewood Ranch. To find out about our Termite Inspection for your property – before or after it’s built on, or our highly effective and affordable Term-Assure 365 for complete insect control year round, just contact us!
And like all of our solutions, our termite protection is 100% safe for your whole family. Don’t delay – as soon as you see signs of a termite problem, let us get to work for you!
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