Need to get rid of critters?

Published 9:50 am Wednesday, August 23, 2006

By Staff
We have received several calls regarding Formosan Termites recently. These destructive pests have become more of a problem over the past few years in Southwest Alabama.
As a result, pest control companies are contacting customers with proposals to upgrade their current contracts. Control of termites is something that requires specialized knowledge and equipment.
Pest Control Operators are trained in special application procedures to ensure the best protection for your home.
These procedures include drilling, rodding, and application to voids that are beyond most homeowner's expertise.
These procedures are an acquired skill.
So The Alabama Cooperative Extension System recommends the use of a qualified professional when controlling termites.
However, in order to select a qualified professional, it helps to learn something about the insect you are having controlled and the normal business practices of the pest control trade.
Termites can be very destructive. However, there is no need to panic.
Take time to make an informed decision.
If you need a pest control operator for termite control, consider the following: