Termites are on a rampage, and boy, are they relentless.
Folks are flooding social media with photos of these tiny terrors taking over their doors, windows, and porches.
Talk about an unwelcome houseguest.
Sure, it might seem like a temporary nuisance, but these critters can wreak havoc on your wallet if you’re not careful.
Even though termites don’t sink their teeth into humans,
I’m sure you know that they have a nasty habit of chomping away at houses.
Brandon Redd, Vice President of Redd Pest Solutions, explains that termite season typically kicks off around Mother’s Day.
That’s when the “swarmers” come out to play, looking to start new colonies.
Some homeowners have expressed their frustration.
Even with protection in place, termites find their way into houses, crawling under closed windows, eating through drapes, and even emerging from air vents!
So, what can you do to shield your home?
Redd suggests keeping your lights dim from 8 to 10, and it’ll make the morning vacuuming a whole lot easier.
And if you’re already dealing with a termite invasion, don’t hesitate to call in the pros.
Here are some of the top pest control services in Mobile City.
In the meantime, Mobile County residents have become experts in termite defense strategies.
Some neighborhoods coordinate to lure the termites away from their homes and reinforce tight weather stripping.
Termites also love moisture, so no leaks and no soggy situations, please!
Whether it’s a leaky gutter or siding touching the ground, these are all prime real estate for our invaders.
Termites are active all year round, but they’ll start laying low when it gets colder again.
Stay strong, Mobile!
Side Note: If you’re facing disputes or property damage caused by termites, visit The Mobile Rundown’s website here to connect with experienced termite attorneys who can provide the guidance and legal representation you need.
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