There’s something about the allure of an old home—the high ceilings, the elaborate trim, the heart-pine floors—they just don’t make them like they used to. But having an older home comes with its own set of problems, and not just the ones involving creaky boards and rusty pipes. A fixer-upper may be full of charm, but it also may be full of pests.
Though old homes and buildings may be sturdy and built to last, unfortunately, the older a structure is, the more likely it is to be infested with bugs and other pests.
Many pests are hard to spot upon first inspection, but with a keen eye and an idea of what to look for, you may be able to detect even the most elusive invaders. Here are a few common signs of an older home’s most troublesome pests.
If you’ve identified signs of pests in your fixer-upper, that doesn’t necessarily mean you need to throw in the towel and look for a newer space. There are several ways to rid your old home of these unwanted nuisances:
Having an older home can come with its own set of challenges, but pest problems shouldn’t be one of them. While you’re busy working on paint and flooring in your fixer-upper, let us worry about getting rid of any unwanted invaders. Whether your home is old or new, Thompson Brothers specializes in keeping your space free from bugs and rodents. Call us today to set up a free consultation, and we’ll take care of the rest!
Thompson Brothers Exterminating and Waterproofing has been serving families and businesses in North Carolina and South Carolina for over 60 years, and we look forward to serving you. We are happy to provide free estimates with absolutely no obligation to you.
We had extensive water intrusion that our inspector did not see. Thompson Brothers had to engage in grading, extensive digging, reinstallation of French drains, and install a new drainage field. The work was excellent. All personnel is polite, on time, and very professional. Highly recommend.
Thompson Brothers does an excellent job spraying my home throughout each season to keep unwanted pests out. They are locally owned and customer service is a top priority.