Drywood Termites in Anaheim

The issue with these bugs is all in the name; Drywood termites in Anaheim are known to enter dry-wooded structures and furniture, which can cost you and your family thousands of dollars in damage if left untreated. Call A-1 Bonded Termite Inc. for an inspection at the first site of drywood termites in Anaheim. Our team members are trained in recognizing signs of drywood termites or western drywood termites, structural fumigation, and localized spot wood treatments.

How did I get Drywood Termites?

Drywood Termites love to nest, feed, and live within wooden structures, or furniture with very low moisture content during their swarming season which is typically during the late summer months. Unlike those termites with the large mounds, drywood termites do not require any contact with the soil to survive. Since they do not require any soil, they have the ability to tunnel into your wooden structures for extended periods of time, which can cause severe internal damage to your property if left untreated. When these termites burrow into your structure, they tend to block off their entry point, so it is recommended that you contact one of our professionals if you believe you may have a nest on your property. Contact A-1 Bonded Termite Inc. for removal of drywood termites in Anaheim to keep your structures safe from these pesky termites.

Signs of Drywood Termites:

Termite “Frass

Just like all animals, drywood Termites leave feces behind when they are done feeding, mating, or burrowing. These droppings are called “frass” and are distinguishable from other animal’s droppings because it looks like small wood colored pellets mixed with pepper. At the first sign of termite frass, please contact A-1 Bonded Termite to remove drywood termites in Anaheim.

Swarms

When a drywood termite’s colony has hit maturity, the queen of the colony will encourage other termites to mate, these bugs that are attracted to the queen are called flying termites, and are very noticeable when there is an infestation present. These swarms can also lose their wings, so keep an eye out for any discarded wings.

Bubbling/buckling Paint
When termites burrow into your drywood, they tend to leave spaces behind your walls. These spaces can cause air pockets to form within your dry wall, and in term take in moisture through these points, creating bubbles and cracks in your paint.

Hollowed out Wall

If you realize a hollow sound when tapping your walls where the wall was once firm, it is recommended to reach out to our specialists at A-1 Bonded Termite Inc. for an inspection of a possible drywood termites problem in Anaheim.

Treatments for Drywood Termites in Anaheim

  • Local Treatments: This type of treatment is designed to target a specific area that has been affected by drywood termites. Depending on the severity of your termite infestation, our professionals will provide you with a plan to eradicate these pests in the least invasive and effective manner possible.
  • Barrier Treatments: Barrier treatments are used to protect your wood surfaces from future termite exposure. When this solution is applied, any termites who attempt to burrow into your wooden surface will be killed on contact.
  • Structural Fumigation: If your home has been completely overrun with termites, or if the infestation has spread to inaccessible areas of the home, it is recommended to undergo a Structural Fumigation. This treatment is 100% guaranteed to rid your property of a termite infestation.

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