The rules and regulations governing condo buildings vary by states, cities, and even from condo to condo due to their by laws. If you condo is over 10 years old and has a garden or basement unit, you should create a termite protection plan. Companies like Kilter termite and pest control can assess your building condition and future risk. Based on this assessment, Kilter termite and pest control can provide you annual preventive plan which is much cheaper when risk adjusted then suffering a termite attack which can cost thousands of dollars and go undiscovered for months if not years.
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Facts about termites:
American homeowner’s spend over $1 billion repairing and controlling for termites. Termites feed on most any wood and will either nest within the wooden structure of deep underground. Termites easily survive the coldest winters as their deep nests stay warm even in subzero temperatures and they have a ready food supply. While they can be hard to detect without a professional inspection, signs of possible infestations include mud tubes, discarded wings, and obviously wood damage.