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Termites cause more damage to homes and businesses than any other pest, costing homeowners nearly 5 billion dollars in property damage each year. Ignoring termites is not an option, because without the proper termite treatment, the problem will only get worse.
Termites feed on wood 24 hours a day, meaning a termite infestation can quickly turn into a major problem. Often you don't know you have termites until you see the damage signs, and by then it's too late. This makes termite control essential in protecting your most valuable asset – your home.
Trust Ehrlich Pest Control to protect your home from termites. As the local expert in termite control, we'll work to develop a customized plan for your needs — identifying what termites are affecting your home to recommend the best treatment option for you. Once we eliminate the termite infestation, we'll work to prevent termites from coming back.
Termite treatments can vary greatly depending on a variety of factors. The size of your property, where you live, the type of termite affecting your home, and the severity of the infestation all play a role in what type of treatment you will need.
Baiting stations are an unobtrusive solution that targets subterranean termites. Due to the nature of the treatment, it causes almost no inconvenience to homeowners and is environmentally-friendly. This treatment offers continual peace of mind, as the bait stations continue to prevent future termites from entering your home.
Bait stations are child and pet resistant, preventing easy access by anyone other than your Ehrlich Specialist. The active ingredient in the termite bait station eliminates termites by disrupting a molting process that occurs only in insects and closely-related organisms.
Liquid treatment application is a proactive and curative solution that involves applying treatment to your yard and the outer foundation of your home, protecting the perimeter of your property. As termites dig through towards your house, they come in contact with the liquid treatment. When they return to their colony, they transfer the treatment to other termites, thereby eliminating them.
Spot treatments are treatments that address localized termite concerns inside your home. Spot treatments include wood/slab applications or drilling treatments that focus on addressing specific threats to the wood structures of your house. While it is more invasive than bait stations or liquid treatment, it is less invasive than a house fumigation. Generally, this option is used for more urgent termite infestations that affect the inside of your home. Our termite specialists will perform periodic termite inspections and reinforce the protective treatment application as needed.
Home fumigation is the most invasive termite treatment, but is the most effective – particularly for drywood termites. Home fumigations are reserved for severe termite infestations, and require residents to leave during the fumigation process.
Fumigation is a complex activity with many variables that need to be considered for it to be carried out safely. It must be completed by licensed professionals with the required knowledge, skills and experience.
Ehrlich Pest Control specialists are experienced and trained to tackle the most aggressive of termite infestations. Our specialists will inspect your property and recommend the termite treatment that is best for your home and family.
Ehrlich specialists live in the areas they serve, so you are guaranteed local knowledge and expertise on the pest trends that affect your region. When you work with Ehrlich, you can guarantee that your specialist will be:
Your home is your safe haven. If you find it is under attack by destructive termites, you want someone you can trust to quickly identify and control the threatening infestation. Ehrlich’s Termite Home Protection Plan* acts as a warranty against termite attack, offering the best protection available for your home.
The Ehrlich Termite Warranty is a structural home wood replacement warranty that protects you against future termite damage and gives you peace of mind. It can even be transferred to future owners of the home.
Our Termite Warranty is backed by us as a company, not our chemical supplier. That means that we stand by the work we do and that we have the tools and skills to defend your home from termite attack.
* Terms & conditions apply, please contact your local office for more details.
Yes, termites are sometimes known as white ants, although the term “termites” is more accurate. Take a look at our termite species guide for more information about termites.
No, they do not, but they can use treated logs and footings as a bridge into your house.
No. Most home insurance policies do NOT cover damage done by termites. Our professional termite treatments can control an existing problem and prevent future infestations.
DIY termite control can be very difficult, as identifying the termites is a very important step towards successful treatment. DIY termite traps can disrupt termites, causing them to reroute and attack another area of your home.
All of our termite bait is non-toxic and not harmful to children, pets or adults.
Termites are always looking for new sources of food, so if they discover a large amount of untreated wood in or around your house, they could move in the same day. Termites can even infest a house structure before construction is complete.
Termites can squeeze through very small cracks and holes. They will either enter your home using wood in contact with the ground or via “mud tunnels” from the ground through cracks in concrete or pipe penetrations through the slab or foundation walls.
Not only are there different termite species, there are multiple types of termites.
Offer expires 06/30/2021. Offer available to residential customers who purchase a new termite protection plan. This offer does not apply to commercial termite plans or the pestfree365 + Termite bundle plan. The $100 discount will be deducted from the initial service. Cannot be combined with any other offers. Offer details subject to change. Free inspection applies to current homeowners as of the date of the inspection who make use of the home as their primary residence.