-Strange noises in odd areas such as walls or inside the roof, particularly when heard at night.
-If you’re finding conspicuous tooth marks on chair and table legs as well as signs that food packaging has been chewed open.
-If you happen to find dead cockroaches inside or about your home, especially in dark places. (behind cupboards or cabinets)
-When you hear scurrying after turning the lights on in a dark room and see cockroaches heading to cover.
-Mud tubes on the outer walls of your property or inside the basement are signs of termite activity. These tunnels serve as transportation to and from the termite colony.
-Obvious indicators such as hollowed out wood or wood which has been “honeycombed” in areas close to your house.
-Noticing bite upon your arms and/or legs once when you wake up in the morning.
-Little spots, with a rusty colour, on your sheets or mattress.
If you’re under the impression that you have a budding pest problem or a full blown pest infestation it would be a good idea to contact a pest control specialist as soon as possible to inspect your property and assert what kind of pest problem you are dealing with.
Serious pest infestations, especially termite infestations, can lead to serious long term harm and when left untended can turn into a very costly problem to solve. In some of the most severe cases termite infestations have been known to completely undermine the integrity of the structure and essentially destroy it. A reliable pest inspector will be able to identify the stage of the infestation and advise you as to how to approach it most effectively.
Making use of fumigation services are often the best way to confidently and completely deal with a pest related issue. When not treated correctly pests often return and re-infest the property, so make sure the first treatment is the best you can arrange.
Here are some more helpful information on fumigation services: