Seven Scary Facts About Termite Damage

When it comes to pests there are lots of phobias like arachnophobia (the fear of spiders) or isopterophobia (the fear of termites). What’s the most terrifying thing about termites? The damage! Termites may be small, but they can cause big damage to your home, unless you’re protected with Astro. Here are some scary facts about termite damage:

  • Termites cause more damage to homes than floods and fires combined.
  • Termites NEVER stop eating. An unprotected home is an all you can eat buffet for a colony of termites.
  • We live in on of the most termite infested areas in the country. In South Georgia, termite protection is more important than ever!
  • One small termite colony of 60,000 can eat a 2″ x 4″ in just five months.
  • In our region subterranean termite colonies can have numbers in the millions, and forage over 100 yards from their colonies.
  • Termite damage alone costs more than five billion dollars in damage to US Homes.
  • The average cost to repair termite damage is $3,000.

Have no fear, Astro is here. We’ve been protecting homes and businesses in Valdosta, Tifton, Leesburg, and the surrounding areas since 1969.