What Every New Braunfels Resident Should Know About Termite Damage


What Every New Braunfels Resident Should Know About Termite Damage

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Residents and visitors alike will tell you that New Braunfels is a great place to live and work. Whether you are coming for a week for Wurstfest or live here permanently, it is easy to see why Money magazine ranked it one of the “Best Places To Live In America” in its 2020 ranking.

But living in New Braunfels isn’t perfect. One of the issues that residents face is pests like termites. Termites are one of the most destructive pests people in New Braunfels will encounter. These pests are responsible for over 5 billion dollars in damage across the United States annually. New Braunfels is no different. Residents of New Braunfels are more likely to deal with termite damage because of our temperate climate. Not having harsh winters means termites have more time to be active around your home.

Fortunately, Gold Star Exterminators has the solution. Read on to learn about termite prevention and how pest control in New Braunfels can keep your home protected.

Methods Of Termite Control In New Braunfels

We use multiple methods of termite control around your New Braunfels house based on which termite species we are targeting. These methods include:

  • Termidor®: This liquid termite treatment used to treat subterranean termites creates a liquid barrier that termites pick up and carry back to their colony.

  • Hex Pro System: These are bait stations placed in the ground at regular intervals around your home. Also very effective treatment against subterranean termites.

  • Liquid Spot Treatment: This is the most effective treatment for drywood termites. We will spot treat any areas that show signs of an infestation.

This combination of treatments is guaranteed to be effective at preventing and eliminating termites around your New Braunfels home.

How Often Should You Treat Your House For Termites

In Texas, termites are a year-round problem. That's why our termite control offerings are also year-round at Gold Star Exterminators. Systems like Termidor® and Hex Pro are active all year, protecting your home. We recommend yearly termite inspections, and depending on the treatment methods in use, quarterly visits may be necessary to refill bait boxes and re-apply spot treatments.

What Is Considered During A Termite Damage Inspection?

A termite inspection is a critical piece of the termite prevention process. Our highly trained termite experts look for signs of termites that the average person might miss. We look for active infestations and live termites, identify what species is threatening your home, locate damage that termites may have already caused, and areas around your house that may be conducive to termite activity in the future.

Based on the results of these termite damage inspections, we can better recommend a treatment plan for your home and property to quickly eliminate any active infestation and a termite prevention plan to keep them from returning.

Simple And Professional Termite Control In New Braunfels

There are plenty of options for termite control in our area. You can even try some DIY options available online or at the local hardware store. But termite control is too important for your home to be left to chance. Let our trained professionals with thirty years of experience in local pest control keep your home termite free. We can develop a termite control plan that fits your exact needs. 

We can also work with you to implement a home pest control plan that treats termites and other common New Braunfels pests. Contact us today so you can get back to enjoying life in one of the best cities in America without worrying about the damage that termites and other pests are causing around your home.