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Termite Control in Tyler, TX

Termites create underground tunnels that serve as passageways for these destructive pests to reach our homes. Once termites find the cellulose in a wooden structure, they feed nonstop, often going undetected until significant structural damage occurs. ABC Home & Commercial Services provides friendly, expert termite control in Tyler. Homeowners can count on ABC to help eliminate the entire colony and protect against future invasions.

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We Know Termites in Tyler

In addition to helping home and business owners control nearly any type of common pest, ABC has a proven track record of providing effective, friendly termite control in the Tyler area.

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Tyler residents can rely on ABC’s experienced pest control professionals to perform:

Termite Inspections

Every year subterranean termites swarm to establish a new colony, making it critical that homeowners have their home inspected annually for any new termite activity. An ABC team member will examine your home for evidence of wood-destroying insects (WDIs) and any damage they may have done.

Termite Treatment & Monitoring

If you find a termite on your property or suspect you may have a problem, you’ll want to have a professional treat your home quickly to prevent any further damage. ABC uses Termidor, a product that bonds to the soil to create a barrier that termites cannot detect. When applying this product, our experts will pay extra attention to common problem areas, including where your plumbing enters your slab.

Termidor is a non-repellent that is odor-free. When subterranean termites tunnel through treated soil, these destructive pests will be exposed to the lethal ingredients in the product. Within three months, studies show that Termidor will eradicate your termite population. Even better, long-term research indicates that Termidor is still effective more than ten years after treatment.

Controlling a termite infestation is impossible without eliminating the entire colony, which can grow to be over a million members. To make sure no colony members remain, ABC’s pest control experts will install monitoring stations around your property that contain cellulose-based tablets, a preferred source of food for termites. These tablets contain targeted inhibitors that halt colony growth by preventing termites from molting or producing eggs. Technicians will return to your property to check the stations for any signs of termite activity. Our experts will also inspect your property to ensure that you are protected from a termite infestation.

Signs of a Termite Infestation

Sings of a termite infestation

 

ABC's Certified Entomologists

ABC is staffed with Associate Certified Entomologists (ACE) licensed through the Entomological Society of America. ACE certified technicians have a minimum of 5 years of pest management experience, maintain a pesticide applicator's license, and have passed an exam to attain licensure.

Jared Dybala Residential Territory Manager, Denton County ABC Dallas
Jared Dybala
Director of Operations, Lewisville
Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE)
Rey Villegas Commercial Regional Manager ABC Dallas
Rey Villegas
Director of Commercial Operations, Fort Worth
Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE)
Jason Drake Commercial District Manager
Jason Drake
Commercial District Manager
Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE)
Reid Broussard Residential Field Supervisor
Reid Broussard
Residential Field Supervisor
Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE)
Val Danielson Residential Pest Technician
Val Danielson
Residential Pest Technician
Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE)

The ABC Process

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Termite Damage Repair Plan

One of the hardest aspects of a termite infestation is that damage is often not covered under your homeowners’ policy. That’s why ABC offers our customers a special damage repair plan with some ongoing termite contracts. If your property sustains damage while under that program, you will be eligible for compensation so that you can make necessary repairs.

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We offer a full range of pest control services.

You Can Trust ABC

While you can purchase products that claim to control termites, the dangers associated with these pests are not to be taken lightly. We have the skills for the job with Associate Certified Entomologists (ACE) on staff, the gold standard for the pest management industry. Our skilled experts are trained to treat your home with professional-grade products that have been proven to keep your home protected. Also, due to our years of experience working in East Texas, we know where to find these pests and what methods are best to eliminate them.

You can feel safe when our professionals come to your home, as all ABC employees must go through drug testing and a criminal background check before getting hired. In addition, our hiring process is rigorous. We are committed to hiring only the best of the best because we believe in treating your home as if it were our own. Our loyal customers tell us that they stay with ABC because of our friendly, high-quality pest control services.

Frequently Asked Questions

How soon can you inspect my home for termites?

We understand that if you suspect you have termites, you want someone to begin treating your property immediately. Even if you don’t, you probably want to make sure that you’re doing everything you can to prevent an infestation. Either way, we will do our best to send someone to your home as quickly as we can.

When one of our inspectors comes to meet you for a complimentary inspection, you can expect the ABC team member to:

  • Inquire about why you believe you have termites in your home.
  • Assess your property for signs of termites or damage that termites may have caused.
  • Look for entry points that termites could use to get entry to your home.
  • Give you an opportunity to ask us any questions.
  • Inspect your home for any other factors that may make your home more vulnerable to termite infestations.

Once the inspection is complete, we will offer you a customized treatment plan with recommended next steps. Upon your approval, we will schedule the first service call.

Are the products you use friendly for children and pets?

ABC is a locally-owned, family-run business. Our team has performed extensive research on treatment options, and we only use products that we would feel comfortable using in our own homes. Before treatment begins, you can ask your ABC team member about the products we use and our customized treatment plans. We would be happy to address any concerns you may have.

I think I found one termite in my home. Is this really such a big deal?

Unfortunately, if you have one termite in your house, you probably have many others nearby. Termites create underground tunnels and use these passageways to reach our homes. Once these destructive pests have found a food source, they will eat nonstop. If you spot a termite above ground, you may have found a scout searching for a spot for a new colony. If that’s the case, you’ll want to take immediate steps to make sure your lawn does not become a colony’s new home.

While you may think you have seen a termite, you’ll want to keep in mind that there are types of flying ants that look similar to termites. These two types of pests pose different risks to your home and require different types of treatments. By having a professional from ABC identify what pest you have on your property, you can create a customized treatment plan.

What can I do to prevent termites?

There are several steps that you can take to make your property less attractive to termites, including:

  • Keeping your gutters and drains clean.
  • Addressing any excess moisture around your home by fixing any leaking roofs, gutters, faucets or water lines and making sure that your soil is graded so that water flows away from your home.
  • Avoiding storing organic matter near your home, including firewood, mulch, scrap lumber or sawdust.
  • Removing any trees surrounding your home that have been infested with termites.
  • Preventing humidity within crawl spaces and other enclosed areas.

As part of your inspection, our pest control experts can point out problem areas around your home that may be contributing to termite infestations. We can also provide you with additional guidance on how to keep these pests away.

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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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3/29/2024

“We have used ABC Pest Services for years and have no reason to switch. The techs are always professional and friendly. The agents they use in the house as well as outside for bug treatment are safe. My kids and our dog can walk/play in those areas right after they're treated.”

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