If there’s wood, termites will find it. In some regions, it’s not a matter of if your home will have termites, but when. Every year termites cause $5 billion dollars in damage throughout the United States.

Here’s what you need to know about your risk for termite damage and whether or not a warranty makes sense for you.


The two most important factors to consider are age and location of your home.  If you have an older home, it could be more vulnerable to termite infestation. New homes pose less of a risk because of recent improvements in construction practices that make the structural foundation less susceptible to infestation.

Most new homes should have had a termite pretreatment done during the building process and, as a general rule these homes come with a warranty of 3-5 years.

If your house is older than 5 years, it could be time for a follow up  termite treatment. If you are planning to move, having a record of a new treatment and an active warranty can significantly increase the value of your home.

Geographical region plays a key role when it comes to termite activity.  Almost every state in the southern half of the country is at moderate to heavy risk for termites. They are active in every state except Alaska. Termites thrive in warm climates and having the highest chances of starting new colonies during the monsoon season.

While Arizona falls within the high risk zone, certain areas within the state are more vulnerable than others. Areas near new construction, high humidity or monsoon weather are at the greatest risk.


No termite treatment is permanent. That’s why prevention is the best tool to fight off infestation and protect your home. Once infestation has occurred, unless it is properly treated by a certified professional, the likelihood of infestation occurring again greatly increases.

If your home’s warranty has expired, or you don’t have a warranty, consider getting one from Younger Brothers Exterminating.


  • 5 Year 100% coverage.
  • If infestation occurs, we will perform a re-treatment at NO COST to the homeowner.
  • We are also able to provide pest control service treatment programs upon request.

****   A Younger Brothers Termite Warranty means
your home is protected and serviced.  ****

Younger Brothers’ warranty covers both residential and commercial. Our prices are very affordable because at Younger Brothers, our goal is to build lasting and long-term relationships with our customers.  Younger Brothers is committed to providing the best service, quality and value in the pest extermination industry.

Contact us today and get protected!   


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