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Drywood Termites

Drywood Termite Control in Baltimore

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Termites are the most notorious of all household pests. They have gained a reputation for the massive amounts of damage that they can cause to a residence in a relatively brief amount of time. Not only can such damage render floors, ceilings and walls unsafe, the necessary repairs can carry a high price tag.

Of the various types of termite species, drywood termites are uniquely problematic. Although they aren’t as common as some other termite species, drywood termites are physically larger and do not require a direct path from the ground to begin an infestation. These traits make drywood termites a significant threat to both the safety and the value of a house.

Signs of Drywood Termites

Like most termites, drywood termites leave some signs of their presence. These signs are most often created as a result of a termite’s activities within wood structures. For example, a common sign is the appearance of tiny pellets that resemble minuscule wood fragments or sawdust. These pellets are most often observed in attics, behind walls and in infrequently used areas of a home. While certain signs may help to confirm the presence of drywood termites, proper identification of these signs is not enough to deter damage to the frame and interior of a house.

Unfortunately, in many cases, termite damage is detected after the pests have begun to multiply. The best way to avoid these situations is to take preventative measures. Inspecting a house and identifying potential entrance areas for pests is not a simple task. It is a job best left to professionals who have been trained to prepare a home so that it can resist a termite invasion.

Preventing Termites in your Baltimore Home

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Homeowners and renters throughout the DC Metro and Baltimore area can contact us to ensure the safety and longevity of their home. We have been in business since 1946, and have dealt with thousands of drywood termite infestations. By scheduling a free inspection with Accurate Pest Control, you can enlist the services of qualified professionals who are trained to spot, eradicate and deter drywood termites. Contacting Accurate Pest Control is an investment in the safety and integrity of a home that will last for years to come.

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