Out of the 45 species of termites found in the United States, pest specialists are most concerned about the species of termites that fall into the subterranean, drywood and dampwood termites. These are the termites most commonly found in homes, destroying wooden structures. If you think you have any type of termite infesting your home or property, stop the damage and contact your local Ehrlich Pest Control office.
Find more detailed information below about these common termite species.
Subterranean termites are a type of termite are the most common type of termite in North America. They do not create mud tubes or some of the other common termite traits of some other species.
The key to termite prevention lies in keeping wood as dry as possible and sealing up any cracks in your home, but sometimes an infestation is inevitable.
Termites can lead to costly repairs, so you want to make sure you utilize the most effective treatment the first time. DIY solutions often prove ineffective and do not prevent re-infestation. Ehrlich’s careful property evaluation, bait and monitoring stations, and customized treatment plan provide your best solution to a termite infestation. Our highly qualified technicians offer treatments that are tailored to your specific situation and are safe for your family.
It helps to call in the experts who have the tools and methods to figure out the types of termites which are invading and provide just the right solution to get rid of the infestation and prevent a return.
Dampwood termites are the type of termite which create mud tubes because they have to stay moist. They will find wet structures and create mud tube highways back to their main nest and infest a property to devour wood.
A drywood termite is a type of termite which does not need to live in the ground like subterranean termites and instead create their nests right inside the wood.
Our highly trained termite specialists are ready to help determine the type of termite infesting your home and property and we know the difference between the different types of termite damage to determine for sure. We offer various termite treatments and can offer a plan to get rid of termites and prevent them from coming back.
The first step is to call Ehrlich Pest Control or use our online contact form to get a property inspection to start the process.
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