Jul 192011

As their name suggests, the Western Subterranean Termite is the most common termite for the western part of the United States. This means they can be found in our area at times. However, McKinney Pest Control technicians maintain knowledge of this creature throughout the United States. This allows them to be prepared when/if a foreign pest is introduced to the McKinney, Texas area.

Pest Control & Exterminator: Western Subterranean Termites

Western Subterranean Termites

This species usually builds its colony underground just below the frost line yet still above the water table.

Western Subterranean Termites enter homes by squeezing through the cracks found in foundations or other building materials. They can squeeze through cracks as small 1/16 of an inch wide.

Their food of choice is the cellulose part of the wood which is found in walls, floors, dressers, tables, etc. Their damage is normally found on the first floor of the home and in the basement. One can find evidence of them in their tunnels and their swarming behavior.

This type is one of the most highly destructive. This particular pest is causing millions of dollars of damage throughout the areas where it is located.

If you ever suspect that termites have entered your home, call us immediately. Each day that you let it pass, the more damage they are going to cause. Contact McKinney Pest Control today to get your termite problem solved quickly and easily and to schedule your hassle-free appointment! We provide both removal and prevention.

Call us at (214) 620-0921 today to find out how you can protect your home! Your safety is our priority.

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