Termite Control Information

Termite Control - St Lucie, Palm Beaches, Martin, Indian River, Okeechobee

  • Termites cause over 5 billion dollars of damage per year.
  • Florida is one of the most active states for termite(s) damage.
  • Termites are quite often mistaken for ants. Preventive and curative treatments are available.
  • Expert identification of termite family is necessary for effective treatment.
  • Examination for signs of termite activity such as mud tubes, pellets, and wood damage is needed.

Subterranean Termites

This type of termite must have a water source to survive. The most common source is a mud tube to the ground. The swarming phase of this termite is during the spring, summer months and during a heavy rain.The swarming termites are black in color and their wings are twice the length of their bodies. There are several methods of treatment and each can be discussed with a phone call to The Bug Guys. See More >

Drywood Termites

Termite vs Ant - Drywood Termite Control ServicesThis is a group of termites that do not need ground contact or moisture. They can live their entire life cycle inside a piece of structural timber or a piece of furniture. Their numbers are less than the subterranean termites and they tend to be a bit larger. Drywood termites general swarm after sunset or at night from May until November. However, they can swarm at other times. Their swarmers are generally brown in color. See More >