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Use these five steps if you suspect a termite attack
INDIANAPOLIS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Your first reaction to seeing flying termites in your home could be panic. If you've had a previous termite infestation, you probably just feel angry. Either way, hungry termites mean business and your home is on the menu.
"After the cold winter we've had, you may be surprised to know that termites are swarming right now," says Ty Ferraro, Dow AgroSciences product manager for the Sentricon® System. "We've had a cold winter, but now that we're getting rain and warmer spring air, the termites are here."
The National Pest Management Association estimates that subterranean termites cost homeowners $5 billion per year to repair damages. That's more than fires, earthquakes and tornadoes combined. Yes, termites are a big problem.
So what do you do if you find winged bugs flying around in your home? Here are five steps the experts recommend.
Visit Sentricon.com to learn more about the No. 1 brand in termite protection.1 Developed through extensive research on termite behavior, Sentricon targets the whole termite colony. Installed by a Certified Sentricon Specialist,™ the Sentricon® stations are placed in a protective ring around the perimeter of the home. Termites eat the bait placed in the stations and share it with the rest of the colony, eventually eliminating the entire colony, including the termite queen. No queen. No colony. No problem.
About Dow AgroSciences
The Dow AgroSciences Urban Pest Management business is a leader in providing innovative solutions for the structural pest management, postharvest commodity and turf and ornamental market segments. Learn more about the Sentricon System and its Certified Sentricon Specialists at www.sentricon.com. Dow AgroSciences, based in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, is committed to discovering, developing, and bringing to market crop protection and plant biotechnology solutions for the growing world. Dow AgroSciences is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company and had annual global sales of $7.1 billion in 2013. Learn more at www.dowagro.com. Follow Dow AgroSciences on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube or subscribe to our News Release RSS Feed.
1Jefferson Davis Associates 2008
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