Drywood Termites in Anaheim

Generally speaking, the issue with these bugs is all in the name; Drywood termites enter dry-wooded structures and furniture. Their voracious appetite can cost you and your family thousands of dollars in damage if left untreated. Therefore, call A-1 Bonded Termite Inc. for an inspection at the first site of drywood termites in Anaheim. To begin, our trained team members recognize signs of drywood termites or western drywood termites. Once thoroughly inspected, we perform structural fumigation, localized spot wood treatments, and termite fumigation services.

How did I get Drywood Termites?

In short, drywood Termites love to nest, feed, and live within wooden structures.  Furniture with very low moisture content is preferred. 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. Moreover, this can cause severe internal damage to your property if left untreated. When termites burrow into your structure, they tend to block off their entry point. It is for this reason we recommend that you contact one of our professionals if you believe you may have a nest on your property. In this case, contact A-1 Bonded Termite Inc. for removal of drywood termites in Anaheim. Keep your structures safe from these pesky termites.

Signs of Drywood Termites:

Termite “Frass

Just like all animals, drywood Termites leave feces behind when finished feeding, mating, or burrowing. In fact, these droppings, called “frass,” are distinguishable from other animal’s droppings because they look like small wood colored pellets mixed with pepper. At 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. For this reason, termites attracted to the queen grow wings, also known as flying termites, swarm in huge numbers. With that in mind, they are very noticeable when there is an infestation present. Their swarming season is typically during the late summer months. These swarms 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. Frequently, these spaces can cause air pockets to form within your dry wall. In turn, your walls in moisture through these points, creating bubbles and cracks in your paint.

Hollowed out Wall

Often times, if you realize a hollow sound when tapping your walls, where the wall was once firm, there is a termite problem.  For termites within walls, we recommend reaching 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 targets a specific area affected by drywood termites. Regardless of 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 protect your wood surfaces from future termite exposure. When applying the solution, any termites who attempt to burrow into your wooden surface perish upon contact.
  • Structural Fumigation: However, if your house overruns with termites, or if the infestation has spread to inaccessible areas of the home, we recommend undergoing a Structural Fumigation. This 100% guaranteed treatment rids your property of a termite infestation.

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