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Termites in California

There’s a reason why people fear termites so much - their wood-eating habits can cause severe damage to your home or business. The scary thing is you may not know they are munching on your property. Termites in California are widespread due to the readily available wood and temperate weather, which is why you need to take extra precautions to ensure any activity is caught before it becomes worse.

Certain kinds of termites are more common in California. Take time to learn about them here and find out what to do if you think you have a termite infestation. Western Exterminator has the solutions you need to eliminate termites and preserve your premises. If you suspect your building is being infested by termites, contact us today to set up a termite inspection and you’ll be on the way to getting rid of your dilemma.

Types of termites in California

In order to fight termites, you need to find out a little more about types of termites that are present in the Golden State. Subterranean and drywood termites are most common. Subterranean termites usually live in soil, and drywood termites typically live in dry wood, such as decks and lumber. Drywood species are more widespread in the southern part of California.

To get more specific, subterranean termites of the genus Reticulitermes are highly active in California, and so are desert subterranean termites in the Sonoran Desert. Subterranean termites swarm after rain. They are not as active when the temperature is cold. Also, if you live in San Diego, be wary of the Formosan subterranean termite. These termites are located in the San Diego area and can create large colonies and inflict a lot of damage within a short period of time.

Termite inspections in California

Getting regular termite inspections is incredibly important in order to keep your California home or business safe. This necessitates a professional who is well-versed in the inspection process. Western Exterminator experts know how to conduct termite inspections accurately, checking for all wood-destroying organisms.

When it comes to a real estate property being sold, it is not a California law requirement that a termite inspection take place - but a lender will typically require it. Western Exterminator can provide the necessary inspection so you can see which, if any, kinds of fixes need to be done to the place you are selling. If you are purchasing a property, it is a wise choice to get an inspection as well, and Western provides this service too.

California termite control services

Termites may still begin eating away at your California property no matter how hard you try to keep them away. If you have seen any signs of termites, get in touch with a professional as soon as possible so you can stop the pest activity. Western Exterminator offers termite treatment that is designed for you individually. We also offer termite fumigation.

We know it can be a little frightening to need termite treatment, but it is well worth it and it will help you get these wood-eating pests off your premises. Western Exterminator has decades of expertise treating termites. You can trust that we will use the ideal method to get rid of the infestation.

Termite treatment cost in California

When faced with needing termite treatment, one issue that will inevitably come to your mind is termite treatment cost. It is challenging to give one specific price, as the price of pest control will depend on the type of treatment we are using, how large your premises are, and how serious the problem is.

We recommend contacting your local California office of Western Exterminator to arrange a time for an inspection of your home or business so we can better determine what treatment is needed and what the cost will be. Our termite experts are trustworthy and you can count on us to resolve any termite issues that are occurring.

Call Western about termites in California

Do you want to make sure you really get rid of with your termite infestation? Rather than playing the role of the pest professional yourself, entrust your control needs to the true experts who understand California termites. At Western Exterminator, we are the industry-leaders in termite control. Our California-licensed pest specialists will make sure the process goes as smoothly as possible for you. We make every effort to treat your property with care.

Even if you do not think you have termite issues, setting up periodic termite inspections will make sure your property doesn't encounter problems over time, whether you reside in Los Angeles or Napa. Reach out to your local California Western Exterminator office for reliable termite control services.


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