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Do you have termites in your home?

These are the common signs of termite infestations. 

  • Cracked or bubbling paint
  • Discarded wings  
  • Darkening or blistering of wood structures  
  • Wood that sounds hollow when you knock on it  
  • A temporary swarm of winged insects (termites called “Swarmers”) in home or emerging from the soil next to the home, usually in the springtime
  • Mud tubes, or small tunnels that look like they are made of mud on the side of your home.   
  • Hearing a distinctive clicking sound 
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What does a Termite look like?

When is comes to termites, there’s quite a variety of species out there. If you’re wondering which ones, you’re most likely to come across, let us break it down for you.

Subterranean termite ​

Where it can be found: Southern states of the U.S, like Florida and Georgia. 

Size: 1/4 to 1/2 an inch 

Color: Creamy white or light brown body color

Where to find it: They reside underground and build mud tubes connecting their nests to above-ground food sources, often infesting structures and wood. 

Damp-wood termites ​

Where it can be found:  Typically found in southern states, like Georgia and Florida. 

Size: Around 3/4 inches long

Color: Creamy white to dark brown

Where to find it: Thrive in damp decaying wood. 


Drywood termites ​

Where it can be found: Southern states of the U.S.

Size: Workers are around 1/4 inches long, while soldiers are around 1/2 an inch, and those with wings tend to be around 1/2 an inch long. 

Color:  Light creamy white to dark brown

Where to find it: They like to infest dry sound wood, including furniture, framing, flooring, and other wood structures. 


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Bugs can multiply rapidly and quickly turn into a full-blown infestation before you know it. Professional exterminators possess a range of tools and strategies to eliminate these pests.

Hiring professional pest control is the best choice for bug problems. Experts can quickly remove them and know how to stop them from coming back for a long time. They provide solutions to keep your home bug free.

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