During the end of spring, I came up with some discarded wings of small flying insects. It wasn’t a good sign as I knew that my house had some new unwanted guests. It was irritating for me as I was aware of the fact that termites are hard to detect. They tend to choose wall voids and hollow doors to stay for years. However, I wasn’t that much sure about termite arrival until I found my damaged furniture. And let me tell you that most of my home’s interiors are made of wood. Quite classy that way!
I was so disgusted after experiencing the damages. They were everywhere. Starting from my wooden furniture like a couch, television shelf, my desks and even the paper in it. However, to uncover the termite’s activity I was required to check the underneath of my double cot and tables which was impossible without expert help. In fact, there were indefinable cracks on the furniture pieces. I understood these signs are for termites as they tend to consume cellulose from the timber. These small insects were literally ruining my home. So I had to conduct a pest control operation as soon as possible.
After I approached the experts they visited our place for a little inspection. After examining the affected area they asked me to prioritize property repairs. I didn’t know that termites can weaken the entire structure. According to the experts I had to mend my house so that these insects do not find my property attractive as their shelter. I was a little nervous after listening to the whole operation. I was asked to mend my roof, doors and windows, cracks of the walls, floors, and many more additional things. However, they provided me with practical guidelines to follow. All in all, I was relaxed as at least I had a solution to fight the issue.
They asked me to take some strong steps to get rid of these termites. Therefore, I started with my roof. I was unaware of the fact that the moisture created by broken tiles is a preferred place for the termites. So I immediately replace the broken tiles with the new one. After that, I started inspecting the wooden items in my house. The entire process was quite tiresome. The pest control service professionals asked me to press my thumb against the wood and if it crumbles, it is a sign of termite presence. Therefore, I collect all the damaged wood and set them on fire for a permanent abolition.
I have an air conditioner installed in the window. As per expert guidance, I checked the window frame and surprisingly it was dampened and affected by termites. I came to know from the professionals that the termites find the place comfortable due to the moisture that drips from the AC machine. During this entire home cleaning procedure, I learned that termites are attracted to certain fabrics as well. Hence, I found it wise to remove piles of clothes and kept them in order to restrict termite’s invasion.
To be very honest, it was a great experience to take part in the termite removal operation. I cannot deny the fact that without expert advice I could not have done things so nicely. No wonder, the process was time-consuming and a bit tiresome but it worth your labour. Now I have almost done with termite invasion and can proudly say that my property is free of termites.2