When you need a termite infestation eliminated quickly, you want the best company to help you get the job done. At Best Pest Management, we have the knowledge and equipment to do what you need us to do – terminate termites using the best products on the market. When tackling termites, we cover everything from inspection to treatment to prevention to ensure that termites leave your home and stay gone.
Termites are a nationwide problem for homeowners - one that results in millions of dollars in damages every year. What makes matters worse is the fact that termite damage isn’t covered under home insurance policies. To avoid having to pay major out-of-pocket expenses, get ahead of the issue by enlisting professional help.
All our termite technicians have undergone extensive training to properly inspect your home and get rid of termite infestations. We also perform inspections for newly constructed homes and for realtor transactions.
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There are over 4,000 species of termites found across the world. However, the type of termites that infiltrate and damage homes can be narrowed down to a handful of species—subterranean, Formosan, and drywood termites.
Subterranean termites - The most common termite in the world and the most destructive to wood, subterranean termites account for nearly all termite damage in the country. As their name states, they like to live in underground nests around the foundation of a home and travel from the nest to the home to consume wood. A single termite queen can produce 5,000 to 10,000 eggs each year so their populations can reach from several hundred thousand to several million in little time.
Formosan termites - Nicknamed the “super termite,” Formosan termites are a subspecies of subterranean termite known to destroy wooden elements of homes in short order. The damage they inflict can get so devastating that it can render a home unsafe to live. A lone colony of Formosan termites can have millions of worker termites because of how quickly they multiply.
Drywood Termites – While not as threatening to homes in comparison to subterranean termites, drywood termite infestations are still significant and require a different treatment approach. Unlike subterranean termites that live underground, drywood termites make their homes inside of wood.
The main difference between these species has to do with moisture. Subterranean termites require moisture for their survival, which is why they choose to live under damp soil. Drywood termites do not need a moist environment and can comfortably live in dry wood.
When you notice termites in your Modesto home, don't delay-contact us right away. Even spotting a lone termite should be taken seriously as there may be thousands or even millions of others you don't see hiding underground or in the wooden elements of your home. An infestation of that magnitude can result in thousands of dollars of damage in a matter of months, all without you even knowing since termites work silently and out of sight.
Take note of the following signs of termite infestations that warrant professional intervention:
Termite droppings (resembling coffee grounds or sawdust)
A faint clicking sound inside your walls (this is the way termites communicate)
Reproductive termites (resembling an ant with wings; this termite is tasked with forming new colonies)
Damaged wood in and around your home
Mud tubes in the foundation or along wood
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The staff are all great. I sell real estate and they are always the first I call for inspections. My personal home had termites so I reached out to Anthony. Within two days he was at my house and confirmed I did in fact have termites that have damaged my window sill. Best Pest treated my home and made the necessary repairs to the damaged wood. They were quick, respectful of my personal belongings, and cleaned up any mess that was caused by the termites. I would highly recommend Best Pest Management for any of your pest needs. They will forever be my go-to pest company.
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