Termite Treatments: Options for Homeowner Confronting an Infestation

Termites are no laughing matter to a concerned homeowner. These creatures can gradually destroy most families' biggest investment, their home. There are a variety of different ways of controlling and preventing a termite infestation. This article will examine several different termite treatments. The first type of treatment that a homeowner could consider is a baiting. In this process, a termite professional will lay down bait stations around the home at the places termites are most likely to be found. Termite food is put their to bait them there. It will be laced with a poison that is typically taken back to the nest where it helps to reduce the size of the colony. There are also a number of liquid termite treatments that can be used to control infections. These are usually placed … [Read more...]

An Interview with the Founder of Accurate Termite & Pest Control

1. Tell us a little bit about your company and its foundation. Our company, Accurate Termite and Pest Control, has been in business for almost 15 years.  Brandon Smith, the owner, has been in the pest control industry for 20 years.  I have lived in Leander almost my entire life, so it seemed appropriate to start my business here. However, we serve Austin and the surrounding area everyday.  We like that we know our customers by name, and we don't need our customers to sign a service contract.  We feel if you are happy with the service we provide, you'll continue to use us for all your pest control needs. 2. What are some of the services your company provides? We regularly perform general pest control treatments, subterranean termite treatments, termite inspections, and animal removal … [Read more...]