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Termite swarmers in the Pacific Northwest

The Pacific Northwest has two types of termites that you might see swarming. Learn what they are so you can be prepared.

Infographic: The Costs of Termite Damage

Approximately 600,000 homes in the U.S. are damaged by termites each year. Discover the costs of termite damage in our infographic.

How to spot the signs of termites in San Diego

Termites can go undetected for years, leading to thousands of dollars in home damage. Learn the signs of termites to look for in San Diego.

Types of termites in Arizona

All types of termites are a big problem to homeowners in Arizona, particularly in cities like Scottsdale, Phoenix and Tucson.

Commercial termite treatments for drywood termites

Western drywood termites are one of the most destructive pests for businesses our west. See what commercial termite treatments can help.

Drywood termites: What you need to know

Drywood termites cause millions in property damage each year. Learn all you need to know about drywood termites and preventing them.

Top 5 California cities for termites

Western Exterminator looks at 5 of the top cities in California for termites and how to avoid termites if you live in these cities.

10 signs of a termite infestation

There are many signs of termites that could indicate an infestation, including swarms, frass, wood damage, mud tubes, and more.

Does rain mean more termites?

Heavy rainfall causes water damage and also attracts termites. But does a lot of rain mean more termites around my home? Our experts explain.

Do termites bite?

Termites are well known to eat wooden structures, but will they bite people if in your home? The answer: Not really. Our experts explain.

Termites. Know the facts. Know your options.

Your home is your biggest investment. Is it protected from termites? Our termite video series teaches you to protect your home from termites.

How often should you treat your home for termites?

When getting rid of termites, how often should you treat your home for termites? Is one treatment for your home enough? Our experts explain.

10 termite facts for homeowners

Get to know the insect world's most destructive pest with 10 termite facts from the termite control experts at Western Exterminator.

3 things to know about termites in Oregon

In the Pacific Northwest, the damp weather means you need to prepare for termite season. Here are 3 things to know about termites in Oregon.

Does using orange oil for termites work?

Using orange oil for termites is a known DIY treatment, but our experts explain that it isn't necessarily the best treatment method.

What homeowners should know about termites

As a homeowner, one of the biggest threats to your home is termites. Find out what you need to know as a homeowner to stay termite-free.

Everything to know about drywood termites

Drywood termites can go undetected in your home for years. Learn everything about avoiding drywood termites from infesting your home.

Where do termites live?

Termites can cause a ton of damage, so it is essential to catch them early. Find out where termites live so you can beat them to your home.