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Home Maintenance Budgets: Include Pest Control & Termite Treatment

Pest control technician spraying for pests Money is something a lot of people don’t like to talk about, and budgets aren’t far behind. It’s never fun to open your wallet for a project that you really don’t want to work on, regardless of how important (and there’s a direct correlation between importance and expense) it is. Because of the potential expense, however, it’s better to plan ahead than to be hit with a big problem that needs to be immediately addressed. After all, preventative little projects can thwart the potential for larger, more costly ones, just as smaller savings can accumulate into a big fund later on.

One of those budgets you may want to consider adding to is a home maintenance fund –– and more specifically, for termite control and extermination. Many people associate big price tags with ridding your home of the invasive pests, but there are signs of termites that you can look for to stay vigilant, while contributing a little bit of your monthly budget to an extermination fund.

Signs of a termite infestation include fine streaks of a substance that looks like mud (but is really termite saliva, soil and feces) on your walls or near the base of your home, termite swarms, or small tunnels on the outside of your home near the base. Those who have termite infestations don’t always see the bugs themselves, so it’s important to know the characteristics of a termite control problem before it escalates into a larger issue –– structural damage to your home that is much more costly than affordable termite treatments.

Direct Your Termite Inspection & Treatment Fund Toward J.P. McHale Pest Management

Save money now by spending it on preventative measures, rather than digging deep later to eradicate a larger infestation, or, worse yet, to repair extensive interior and exterior termite damage. It’s estimated that every year, termites cause more than $2 billion of property damage, and that often isn’t covered under your homeowner’s insurance policy.

If you live in New York, New Jersey, or Connecticut, a termite control solution is available at J.P. McHale Pest Management. We offer extensive termite baiting systems with the help of Sentricon, a proven termite protection solution. Our technicians will place baiting systems around your home, killing termites before they have a chance to make it inside. Even better, these termite bait stations are environmentally friendly, so you don’t have to worry about them negatively impacting your yard.

If you’re ready to divert some of your home maintenance budget toward termite extermination and protection, J.P. McHale is ready to help! Call us today at 800-479-2284 or visit our contact page to send us an online request for termite service.

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