Drywood termite swarmers have a black to brown body with a redhead. They will usually swarm around late summer-fall but are active all year long.
Subterranean termite swarmers have a small all-black body with clear wings. They typically swarm in the spring during the day time. Their colonies can have as many as 1 million termites.
Dampwood termites need to have contact with very moist wood. The most common treatment is removing the source of moisture.
When dealing with dry wood termites fumigation is the best method to ensure all infestations in the entire structure are completely eliminated. If an infestation if found early on, or fumigation is impractical we also offer localized treatments.
Soil treatments are used to treat for subterranean termites. It involves creating a barrier around your foundation and crawlspace to eliminate the colony.
At Best X we are ready to remove both termite and fungus damaged wood and make the necessary treatment and repairs.
We offer complete section 1 & 2 inspection reports for real estate. We can also take care of most of the recommended work in house. Feel free to reach out for any questions regarding pricing for inspections.
Drywood termite fecal pellets are hard, elongated, and less than 1/25 inch long. They have rounded ends and six flattened or concavely depressed sides with ridges at angles between the six surfaces. Unlike other animal droppings, termite pellets are not smelly or harmful.
A mud tube is made of small pieces of soil, wood, and feces. Mud tubes are most commonly used by subterranean termites. It helps protect termites from predators and dry environments while traveling between a food source and the nest.
Fungus damage to wood is almost inevidable for a home. Periodic inspection and occassional treatment for fungus can drastiscally help the life of your home.
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