Termite Control in San Antonio, TX

Termites are double trouble. Not only are they almost impossible to detect, because they arrive on your property via underground tunnels, but also they pose the most costly threat to your home when compared to any other pest. When choosing a company for termite control, San Antonio homeowners choose the independently-owned and operated business that has been providing reliable, effective solutions for decades: ABC Home & Commercial Services.

Our work begins with your free, no-obligation inspection.

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After we confirm the presence of termites and inspect your property for damage, we’ll recommend one of the following techniques to get rid of these dangerous pests:

Termidor

Termidor is an extremely effective treatment that is specially designed to target subterranean termites, drywood termites and dampwood termites, which are the types which inflict the most damage on homes. By trenching, our specialists will create a liquid barrier between the walls of your foundation and the most common ways these pests attack our homes—through our yards. Termidor is proven to eliminate termites within three months of application to residential and commercial structures as termites bring this termiticide back to the nest, causing 100% of the colony to die. Although this method is found to be effective for over 15 years, follow-up inspections will ensure your treatment zone is intact.

Fumigation

To eradicate certain types of termites, your only option may be tenting, otherwise known as fumigation. This method involves totally covering your entire structure with heavy tarps and then introducing a gas for several hours, and in some cases, overnight. No residue nor odors will remain after the treatment. Fumigation kills all types of insects within the sealed area, including termites.

Termimesh

If you are building a new residence, your best protection against termites is Termimesh, an environmentally-friendly barrier which is made from stainless steel mesh. Termites are unable to eat through this material, nor can they squeeze through the holes. Termimesh is 100% effective at preventing termite infestations as long as you are in your home.

The ABC Process

1. Contact ABC

When you contact us, we will schedule an inspection to get an understanding of the problem. In some cases, we can give you a quote over the phone.

2. Get An Estimate

If you have an inspection, we will send you a custom treatment plan and estimate afterward. Once we get your approval, we will schedule your treatment.

3. Treatment

We will come to your property and treat for pests in common hiding and nesting areas. Over time, you will start seeing less and less pest activity.

4. Prevention

Customers with our ongoing pest management services will receive periodic retreatments to prevent the return of the most common pests in our area.

If you think you might have termites, we completely understand that you want someone working to remedy the problem as soon as possible. That’s why we work to get an inspector to meet you at your home at your earliest convenience.

Since all pest problems are slightly different, this inspector will use the free inspection as the opportunity to:

All of the information we collect during the free inspection helps inform your personalized treatment plan. This no-obligation estimate is provided to you free of charge. Once you authorize us to move forward, treatments can begin.

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We offer a full range of pest control services.

We are grateful to our loyal customers and hardworking employees who have helped us grow to serve the major metropolitan areas in Texas. Homeowners in San Antonio tell us that they chose ABC for termite control because they only wanted the most experienced pest professionals protecting their biggest investment. In addition, they appreciate the peace of mind that comes with knowing that ABC conducts thorough background checks and drug testing on all its employees, and that our technicians treat every customer’s home as they would their own.

Frequently Asked Questions

What can you tell me about how kid and pet-friendly your treatments are?

We select our projects with the utmost concern for the well-being of your family (including your furbabies). We seek a balance so that treatments are as low-impact as possible while being effective. Our technicians are happy to address any concerns you might have about the products we are using in and around your home.

What are some things I can do on my own to protect my property from termite damage?

Since termites reach your home’s foundation through underground tunnels, often going undetected until damage is quite extensive, the best tactic when it comes to termites is prevention.

Here are a few ways you can help make your home less vulnerable to an infestation:

  • Remove any firewood, leaf litter, lumber and other wood so that these materials which can attract termites to your property aren’t present. If you do need to have some wood around your property, store it as far away from your home as possible, and try to elevate these materials so they are harder to access by these pesky pests.
  • Identify and seal any holes or cracks in your home’s foundation.
  • Prevent the accumulation of standing water and fix leaking outdoor faucets, since these can both help a termite colony survive.
  • Conduct annual termite inspections yourself along the exterior of your home. Look for warning signs you have termites, including mud tubes, piles of termite wings around windows and paint or drywall that is bubbling or brittle. Also look for damaged wood. You can test the strength by tapping a flat-headed screwdriver along any wood that sounds suspicious. Hollow noises are a sign that there is damage underneath. Pay particular attention to crawl spaces, decks and porches, window frames, steps, expansion joints in bricks or concrete and tree stumps.
  • If you are building a home, you can completely protect your structure from damage by using the Termimesh system around pipes and service wiring to block termite invasions.

Can you perform inspections for Wood Destroying Insects (WDIs)?

ABC’s technicians have the training and experience to conduct a thorough investigation of your property for wood destroying insects. We can also provide you with documentation that this work has been completed.

What is the normal duration for termite treatments?

Every termite problem is slightly different, so we can’t provide you with an accurate estimate of how long your treatments will last until we visit your home to do our inspection. After that time, you will have a better idea of what will be involved to get your property termite-free.

What should I do if I see a termite during the course of my treatments?

Although we wish we could tell you that you will never see a pest during the course of treatment, the truth is that it’s not unusual for our customers to see a temporary spike in activity, especially during the initial phases of treatment, as these creatures are driven out of normal hiding spots.

Over time, pest activity will decrease until all the colony members are eliminated.

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We can create a treatment plan that targets these pests, so you can have peace of mind.

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What Our Customers Are Saying

Based on 972 reviews

tracey mash

4/5/2021

“My service technician Isaac is always on time. He texts and/or calls to let me know when he is on the way to my home. During a time were good customer service appears to be a rarity he is Always very polite and well-mannered. He asks me if there are any specific areas he need to pay a little bit more attention to. But this has been my experience with ABC Home & Commercial Services for over the last 3 years. I am very pleased with my services with them! I recommend ABC Home & Commercial Services to anyone looking for a respectful and dependable pest control company!”

Jeffrey Crenshaw

1/25/2021

“After noticing damage to a recently completed stone tree border in my yard I concluded it was most likely a lawn mower, as there was what appeared to be a tire mark near the damage. ABC does my lawn and when I brought it their attention they scheduled Joel to inspect the damage. Joel and I discussed the damage and we both agreed it was more than likely caused by a lawn mower. Joel assured me ABC would take responsibility for the damage. I contacted the contractor that installed the border to provide an estimate but they were slow to respond. ABC informed me they have craftsmen who could repair the border and I agreed to allow them to do the work. I wasn't home when they showed up to do the work but my wife was impressed when they showed up as scheduled, informed her why they were there and notified her when the job was done. They were very courteous. I inspected the work when I got home and was very impressed with the repair. ABC handled the situation from my notification to their repair in a professional manner. I was left thinking I hired the wrong company to do the initial border installation. ABC's quality of work exceeded that of the contractor and their professionalism was top-notch! I recommend ABC to anyone seeking work within the purview of their craftsmen.”

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