Exterminate Your Termite Problem For Good!
Fox Pest Control
Providing Expert Termite Extermination In the Chicago Metro Area
Termites have been dubbed the “silent destroyer” as their presence in homes often goes unnoticed for lengthy periods of time. Termite infested timber will appear structurally sound from the outside, while inside it will have a honeycombed appearance.
Termites cause over $2 billion dollars worth of damage each year. In some areas, as many as 1 in 5 homes have been or will be attacked by these pests. Termites are a serious threat to your home, and should be taken care of as soon as possible.
Fox Pest Control proudly provides expert pest control and Termite extermination in the Chicago Metro Area. With over 20+ years experience we’ve helped over 20,000 homeowners manage and exterminate their Termite and other pest problems.
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Three Easy Ways To Identify A Termite Infestation
- Termites lose their wings soon after locating a new colony site. If you discover termite wings on your property it means an underground nest is probably under construction nearby.Termites lose their wings soon after locating a new colony site. If you discover termite wings on your property it means an underground nest is probably under construction nearby.
- Termites will swarm before establishing a new colonies. This is the most common way home owners identify a brewing termite problem.
- When termites eat wood, they fill it with soil to help maintain the humidity. If mud tunnels are visible on the walls or foundation of your home, it is highly likely that you are experiencing a subterranean termite infestation.
Pests Commonly Confused with Termites
Carpenter ants are most commonly confused with termites due to similar size and being winged. But physically the carpenter ant differs in that its body is more segmented, whereas the termite has a one-piece long narrow body.
What Do Termites Look Like?
The termites in a colony are generally organized into the worker caste, the soldier caste, and the reproductive caste.
Worker termites are about 1/8 inch long and are blind, wingless, soft-bodied, and creamy white to grayish-white with a round head. They make up the majority of the termites that actually eat the wood. They are sterile and forage for food and water, construct and repair shelter tubes, feed and groom other termites, care for eggs and young, and participate in colony’s defense.
Soldier termites are also wingless and resemble workers except that they have a large, rectangular, yellowish-brown heads with long black mandibles.
Reproductive termites are the adult winged termites who have two pairs of long narrow wings of equal size, dark skin, and beaded antennae. They are black and about one centimeter long, with grayish transparent wings.Behavior
Swarming is the sudden, dramatic appearance termites in the daytime from February to April. After this behavior the male and females lose their wings, pair up, and form new colonies.
How Do You Get Termites?
A subterranean termite infestation begins when warm temperatures and heavy rainfall trigger an established colony to send out a swarm of winged termites. It’s strongly encouraged that you termite proof your home by contacting Fox Pest Control . We’ll be able to termite proof your home and save you from severe loss.
Hazards Of Not Treating Termites
Reasons To Treat Your Termite Problem Immediately
- If left untreated, termites will literally eat apart your home turning once solid wood into the equivalent of Swiss cheese.
- Termites often go a long period of time before being noticed, allowing them far too much time to inflict damage on your home. Don’t delay, get treatment as soon as possible to prevent further harm to your home.
Choose Fox Pest Control To Be Your Pest Controller and Exterminator
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When you call Fox Pest Control you’re calling a locally owned and operated company; we service the community we live in. We value your time, so when you call you’ll speak to a live operator and we’ll schedule a service time that is convenient for you.
Each of our technicians is carefully screened during a lengthy interview process. We background check all employees and make them undergo extensive classroom and on the job training before they can service homes by themselves. When your doorbell rings, you can be confident that Fox Pest Control has sent a true professional to your home.
Fox Pest Control provides a zero obligation, free inspection and estimate. Our certified technicians will take the time and care to thoroughly explain treatment options, pricing and what is best for your situation. We believe in professional service that is convenient as well as effective.
We Exterminate Termites In Three Steps!
- Inspect – We will conduct a free, zero obligation home inspection to identify the source of your Termite problem.
- Customize – We work with you to customize our Home Protection Plan to ensure that the Termites are exterminated now, and that you are protected in the future against Termites and other pests invading your home and property.
- Eliminate – Get rid of the Termites for good.
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What To Expect From Our Treatment
We inject liquid termiticide deep into the soil around the foundation of your home, the area termites will have their colonies and tunnels leading into your home. This method of treatment is so effective it typically will destroy the colony and eliminate your termite problem in just one treatment.
To ensure you don’t have future termite problems we also install termite monitors. This monitoring system provides an effective termite early detection system for termites, but will not prevent termites from entering the structure.
Should activity be detected in the termite monitors or in the structure itself we respond immediately to protect your home. A new injection of liquid termiticide or baits will be added to ensure that any new termites are wiped out before they become a problem.
Do I need the All Inclusive Home Protection Plan? Can’t you just get rid of the termites?
We used to offer just a single one time treatment for pests but we no longer do. In our 20+ years of experience we have learned that a one time treatment is a disservice to our customers as the root of the problem isn’t being addressed. While we can eliminate your current termite problem, without a protective barrier in place your home is vulnerable to future invasions from termites and other pests.
To use an analogy, think of your home as being a medieval castle under invasion. We could expel the invaders from inside the castle, but with the walls breached nothing is going to stop those invaders from storming back in once we leave.
For the past 20+ years we’ve helped protect over 20,000 homes. We are the Chicago Metro Area’s preferred Exterminator and Pest Control Company.
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At Fox Pest Control, we guarantee our treatment plan for one full year. If any new Termite problems or other covered pests, we will treat immediately and at no cost to you.
“Immediately” means you are our priority – not when we can fit you into our schedule.
The barriers we put in place to protect your home and family against pests will naturally break down over time. This is why over the course of the year we will regularly reapply treatments to ensure your home is protected. For more details on our treatment schedule read our Home Protection Plan page or give us a call.
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