Termites are Silent Destroyers – and Can be Devastating

Call the experts at Tactical Pest and Termite Solutions!

termiteTermites can chew through wood, flooring and wallpaper before you even realize they’ve invaded your Mint Hill home. They also eat paper, plastic and drywall, and a colony of termites can wreak havoc and cause serious structural damage quickly. Termite explorers, which resemble flying ants, search for wood with high moisture content. With 2,000 species of termites, the most common threats in North Carolina are Subterranean (which build mud tubes that protect them from open air), Formosan (voracious and aggressive, originally from China) and Drywood (which often nest in roof materials and wooden wall supports).

It is hard for the untrained eye to see evidence of termites. If you suspect your Mint Hill property may have termites, don’t wait to call our experts for a thorough inspection. If we confirm your property has termites, we will offer an immediate and effective treatment plan.

Possible signs of termite damage include:

  • Mud tubes on the home exterior
  • Uneven or bubbling paint
  • Soft wood that sounds hollow when you tap on it
  • Discarded wings on windowsills
  • Small piles of sawdust (actually termite feces)
  • Wood structures (including floors) that are darkened or blistered