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Every year, termites cause more property damage in the U.S. than floods, fires, hurricanes, and earthquakes – combined! With our professional termite treatments, you’ll be protected from infestations by the use of the latest termite tenting technology. With over 40 years of experience in the industry, we’re proud to offer you the best and most effective termite control possible.
Often times, termite colonies stay hidden inside walls and flooring, as that's what the feed on. This stops you from even noticing an infestation is occurring. Termites can create a lot of damage, fast. The quicker you contact a professional, the quicker you’ll avoid thousands of dollars in damage!
In order to provide you with the most effective termite treatment, here’s what our team will do for you:
When performing a free termite inspection, we first determine what kind of termites are infesting your home – that way we know what methods to use to control them. Here in Florida, we typically see subterranean termites and drywood termites. Both species' queens lay thousands of eggs every day—in fact, subterranean termites lay eggs about every 15 seconds! This is why it's imperative to call us as soon as you believe you have termites. We use different treatment methods for different termites because they infest homes in different ways. When either pest invades, we have a solution for you!
Subterranean termites will nest below ground and require contact with soil and plenty of moisture. They're dark brown in color and about a half-inch long. When we identify subterranean termites, our exterminators utilize our Sentricon Colony Elimination System® with Always Active™ baiting technology to eliminate them. This is the most effective way of eliminating termite colonies, especially subterranean termites, according to over 30 different universities and scientific publications. It’s even trusted by the White House! During installation, a tube containing a special bait is put into the soil, forming a protective ring around the home. No chemicals, no spray, and no hassle! It's as simple as that!
With this effective, environment-friendly technology you’ll be termite-free – for good. The benefits of choosing Sentricon termite baiting are:
Drywood termites will nest above ground and often invade your walls and roof. They are usually a pale brown color, and "soldier" drywood termites are about three-eights of an inch long. When identifying drywood termites, we turn to spot treatments and structural fumigation. Unlike subterranean termites, termite baiting stations will not prevent drywoods from invading your walls and roof. To make matters worse, they often remain hidden within the wood on which they feed, so they are hard to detect. Termite tenting, also known as structural fumigation is the most effective way of eradicating drywood termites, powderpost beetles, and even bed bugs from your home. Depending on the extent of the infestation, termite tenting can sometimes be avoided with spot treatments of insecticides, but the only way to ensure that no termite is left behind is to fumigate your home.
How does our termite tenting work?
1. Your home is carefully prepared and tented. Think of the tent as a balloon; it keeps the gas in so the termites die.
2. The tent is filled with fumigant. The precise amount of fumigant makes its way throughout your home, seeking out every termite no matter where it’s hiding.
3. Every single termite dies. No more invaders hiding in your walls, eating away at your home
4. The tent is vented and your home is termite-free. The gas completely exits your home and does not leave behind surface residue or living termites.
When it comes to getting rid of drywood termites, you have a choice. This chart will help you decide which termite treatment is best for you and your home.
When you're building a new neighborhood or commercial building, wouldn't it be great to have a termite pretreatment? Well, there is one, and Larue is a certified Sentricon specialist who can help. With Sentricon, no project is too large—even the White House puts its trust in Sentricon!
The key benefits of Sentricon Termite Protection Are:
For over 40 years, our exterminators have provided the best possible termite control for our SWFL neighbors! We’re always willing to go the extra mile in order for you to be satisfied. Our exterminators are thoroughly trained and always up to date on safety standards. You won’t find a more trustworthy or reliable team. Trust Larue Pest Management with the protection of your home, and we promise to go to extra lengths to provide you with low-risk and effective termite treatments in Southwest Florida.
We offer our termite control throughout Southwest Florida in the following cities: