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Termite Control FAQ’s

Termite Control

What are termites?

Termites are wood-destroying insects. Their presence dates back to the dinosaurs. While they play an important role in nature, experts estimate they cause $5 billion of property damage each year.

When am I most likely to see termites?

Homeowners are most likely to notice termites when they swarm in the early spring. A termite swarm is a sign of a likely infestation. If you notice a termite swarm on your property, Contact Markle Today! We offer FREE Termite Inspections & Estimates!

How much damage do termites cause?

Termites eat 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 365 days a year. In fact, the NPMA estimates that termites cause $5 billion in property damage each year. The good news is that termites can be controlled and even prevented with basic barrier liquid treatments or have the termite colony completely eliminated the Sentricon Always Active Baiting System.

How to choose a Termite Professional?

  1. Look for a Termite and Pest Control company with a proven history of success, positive feedback from other satisfied customers
  2. Always deal with a qualified, licensed, certified and insured pest management company.
  3. Ask friends, neighbors and co-workers to recommend a company they have used successfully and how satisfied they were with the service. You can also ask them for customer referrals and contact the referrals.
  4. Evaluate if they are members of national, state and local pest management associations such as the National Pest Management Association – NPMA, Texas Pest Control Association. This will indicate if they have access to up-to-date information and techniques , and can apply them to your situation. Pest Control Associations offer their members educational opportunities to keep them abreast of new technology and other developments. These organizations also have codes of ethics to help members strive to meet quality standards.

How do you recognize termites?

Termites will start to swarm around March and into May in the Dallas / Ft. Worth Texas Metroplex. Termites are often confused with flying black ants. Telltale signs of termite infestation include soft wood in the home, mud tubes on the exterior of your home (often near the foundation) dirt on your wall or window sills and darkening or blistering of wood structures.

Does Markle treat for termites?

Yes, We treat termites both Residential and Commercial properties. Visit our termite tab for many resources regarding termites if you have them, how to treat them, how to prevent them, and most importantly learn about the #1 termite elimination system in the country Sentricon. Click Here