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TERMITE DAMAGE MAY NOT BE COVERED BY YOUR HOME INSURANCE

Termites are a terrible pest to see inside your home. They are bugs that devourer wood, that damage furniture, and most dangerously, that often damage the foundation of your house and many other important structural features that are wooden. And though they usually destroy many things all of a sudden, termites are not covered by a majority of homeowner’s insurance policies. This seems surprising, but it is because differently than a natural disaster it is possible to stop a termite infestation before it happens. Though you may not think there are termites near your house, in Knoxville, anyplace that there are...

STEPS TO TAKE TO AVOID A TERMITE INFESTATION IN YOUR KNOXVILLE HOME

When people consider what could be large-scale pest control threats to their house, the first things that come to mind are most often floods or fires, not typically termites. Surprisingly, in America, these bugs actually cause more damage to houses than flooding and fires do combined. They can ruin the foundation and integrity of a home before you figure out that they are a problem. Upon seeing signs of a termite infestation, you need to act immediately. At Bulwark Exterminating we have created this termite control guide to the Do’s and Don’ts of termite infestations that sometimes occur here in Knoxville. The Do’s There are a...

THE DO’S & DONT’S OF TERMITES IN YOUR KNOXVILLE HOME

Knoxville homeowners know, a termite infestation should be one of your biggest fears. If it isn’t, it should be. Termites damage more homes across the country than fires and storms combined. Even a small colony of termites can severely compromise the integrity of a home in a very short time frame. Should you see signs of a termite infestation, there are a few things that you definitely should and should not do to mitigate the damage these destructive pests can do to your house. As a homeowner, here’s what to DO and what you should NOT do after you find...