In every households termite can be a real pain as their infestations will lead to property damage, if they are not controlled within required time. Sometimes they become uncontrollable as well. You must be wondering thinking about what things turns termites into infestation.
1. Wood filled with moisture
Many areas like step and back porches, balcony are highly exposed to water. Moreover, if you have a backyard pool the splashes will lead to damp wood. This is one of the major concerns of almost all homeowner. Termites are highly attracted to damp wood. They will chew holes, leads to formation of cracks and also make the wood sag leading to cropping up of termites. Then they proliferate and lead to formation of uncontrollable infestations.
2. Less sunlight
Mostly termites live in dark, cool and wet place. If your house is fully exposed to sunlight then it will keep your house very dry and warm. This will prevent the termite from coming and attacking your furniture and home. So, try to keep your home full of sunlight. If necessary trim the tree that blocks the sunlight.
3. Leaving places unattended
Several things can occur because of season change, along with change in climate and rain. This will keep the soil moist and rot leaves that result in mulch. If not disposed early and properly, then the moisture can attract a large number of termites which will latch in your house.
4. Exposed stumps
Tree stumps that has been abandoned that become victim of moist weather can lead to formation of termite. Damp wood is the major reason for termite formation. Get rid of this termites is by taking help of an essential termite control Dubai like Outbreak Pest Control Services LLC.
5. Basement filled with moisture
Pipe condensation can attract pests. Since most of the pipelines run through the benefits. Most of the people use the laundry and resultant moisture becomes a place for infestation. If the matter is too serious to get affected then best is to call pest control experts to get rid of the problem.
6. Never keep your roof disrepair
The gap between the roof tiles and also the missing tiles can collect moisture that will get into the walls and some cramped and dark spaces in the attic.
Every problem has a solution and controlling termite is quite difficult but possible. Let’s have a discussion on some of the simple ways to prevent termites.
Keep your home clean, well-maintained and in proper condition.
Never allow the expunged air to settle in your home and affecting home foundation or wood infrastructure.
Try to keep your home free from card-boards.
Try to ditch as much wood as possible from your home as it is one of the favourite hub for termites.
Always keep your pipes else and repaired by regularly checking your pluming works for leakages, gaps if any, home cavities.
All this prevention will help in decreasing your termite risk ad keeps you free from tension.