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Termite Exterminators - Control - Removal

Termites are considered to be the most damaging pests, and are certainly the most feared by homeowners. Their main danger lies in the fact that they can cause a lot of damage before even being noticed due to their silent nature.
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Termite infestations can cause severe structural damage that can be very costly to repair. Both subterranean and dampwood termites have been reported in the Pacific Northwest, making them a real threat to property owners in the area. The termite exterminators at Western Exterminator, formerly Pratt Pest know how to fight off active termites as well as prevent future ones!

Termite exterminator and pest control in Everett WA and Mount Vernon WA - Western Exterminator, formerly Pratt Pest

Signs of Termite Infestations

Because termites can go unnoticed for such a long time, it’s essential for residential and commercial property owners to know when to call a termite exterminator:

  • Termites create mud tunnels about the width of a pencil that can be seen running along the foundation of your home and sometimes even in your basement.
  • Walls or other wood may emit a hollow noise if knocked or tapped upon.
  • Walls may appear splintered or blistered.
  • Ceilings, floors, and doors could appear warped in severe cases.
  • Piles of shed wings may be seen. The swarmers themselves are occasionally seen as well.
Termite exterminator and pest control in Everett WA and Mount Vernon WA - Western Exterminator, formerly Pratt Pest

Preventing Termites in Your Home

When it comes to preventing termites, your number one priority should always be to receive annual inspections from a professional pest control company. In between visits, there are a number of things to do that may lessen your chances of getting an infestation:

  • Eliminate sources of standing water in or near the home as well as any moisture problems, such as a leaky faucet or broken water pipe.
  • Be cautious of areas in the home where wood is in contact with soil.
  • Keep piles of firewood or other wood away from the foundation of your home, and eliminate any sources of decaying lumber.

Professional Termite Extermination

When it comes to termites, you simply can’t get rid of them on your own. Because termites are so tricky to notice in the early stages of an infestation, it’s imperative to receive preventative treatment and inspections from a professional.

Western Exterminator, formerly Pratt Pest offers year-round protection plans that can help reduce the risk of termites through regular inspections. Call us today to learn how our termite exterminators can prevent termites from uprooting your home!

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