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Over 40 Years of Protecting Your Home from Termite Damage

Did you know that termites cause over $5 billion dollars of damage each year? Avoid structural damage from termites by teaming up with our expert exterminators at Larue Pest Management who have over 40 years of experience with termite control in Florida. Whether you currently have a termite infestation or just want to prevent one from occurring, we can help. With our termite control in Florida, you’ll be provided with both preventative and reactive termite treatments that will stop any infestation!

Termite Control in Southwest Florida

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 baiting technology. With over 40 years of experience in the industry, we’re proud to offer you the best and most effective termite control possible. We offer our termite control services throughout Southwest Florida in the following cities:

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Save Your Home and Money from Termite Damage

Often times, termite colonies stay hidden inside walls and flooring. 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 dollar in damage! Here’s what our termite exterminators in Southwest Florida will do for you:

  • A Certified Sentricon Specialist will provide a free inspection of your property. We will then determine the extent of your infestation and evaluate the damages.
  • Once we identify what type of termite we’re dealing with, we will create your customized termite treatment plan. We will eradicate your termite infestation with eco-friendly methods!
  • After eliminating any and all termites, you’ll be left to enjoy a termite-free home!

Subterranean Termites Versus Drywood Termites

When performing a 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. When we identify Subterranean termites, our exterminators utilize our Sentricon baiting technology to eliminate them. When identifying Drywood termites, we turn to spot treatments and structural fumigation. We use different treatment methods for different termites because they infest homes in different ways. Subterranean termites will nest below ground and require contact with soil and plenty of moisture. Drywood termites will nest above ground and often invade your walls and roof. When either pest invades, we have a solution for you!

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Sentricon Treatments for a Termite-Free Home

You might be asking what kind of technology we use to protect your home. How will you know if it is effective? Since 1995, we have been utilizing Sentricon. With their Colony Elimination System® with Always Active™ baiting technology, this is the most effective way of eliminating termite colonies - stated so by 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!  

Why Choose Sentricon?

With this effective, environment-friendly technology you’ll be termite-free – for good. The benefits of choosing Sentricon are:

  • 24/7 Protection—The Sentricon System begins working as soon as it's put into the ground. And with ongoing service from our Certified Sentricon Specialists, your home will be protected 24/7/365!
  • Eco-Friendly—The Sentricon System is the only termite product awarded the EPA's Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award for superior environmentally responsible chemistry.
  • Total Colony Elimination—Scientifically engineered bait naturally enters their food chain, killing the queen and her entire colony. It works because, given the choice, termites prefer bait over wood, and they can't detect the active ingredient.
  • It's Completely Hassle-Free—You don't have to worry about scheduling services, structural drilling, drigging or trenching, or chemicals! 

Have Drywood Termites Invaded Your Home? Structural Fumigation Is Your Best Option!

The thought of seeing your home dressed up like a big circus tent can be scary, but not as scary as what could happen if you let drywood termites take over! 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. Structural Fumigation (also known as "tenting") is a proven effective way of eradicating drywood termites, powderpost beetles and even bed bugs from your home. Depending on the extent of the infestation, 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 fumigation 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.

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Fumigation Versus Other Termite Treatment Options

When it comes to getting rid of dry wood termites, you have a choice. This chart will help you decide which termite treatment is best for you and your home.

Fumigation

  • Kills all termites, even hidden or inaccessible colonies
  • One treatment eliminates 100% of termites
  • No drilling necessary
  • Residents must prepare their home and leave it for a few days
  • Costs more than most spot treatments, requires leaving home for a few days

Spot Treatments

  • Colonies must be found to be treated
  • Multiple treatments may be necessary if all termites are not eliminated
  • Requires drilling
  • Pest professionals must inspect the home, and residents may have to leave until the chemical dries
  • Cost per treatment is less than fumigation, but multiple services are often needed

Heat Treatment

  • Unlikely to kill all termites throughout the home
  • Drywall, insulation, concrete, and tile take longer to heat and may affect how well the treatment works
  • No drilling necessary
  • Many common household items are heat-sensitive and must be removed or protected — residents may have to leave their home for one day
  • Cost is equivalent to fumigation

The Customer Service You Deserve

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.

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