Termites in Lawton, OK


Having termites is a common fear among homeowners, and there is a good reason to be afraid. Termites can cause major structural damage, and every year they cost American homeowners over 5 billion dollars. Termite colonies vary in size from 500,000 to millions of termites. Termites can get into your home through different ways, but small cracks and seams around pipes are the most common entry points. A termite’s favorite food source is wood, and they work 24/7 at eating it away. Within six months of no intervention, termites can cause major structural damage to your home, and can cost you thousands of dollars to repair.

If you think you might have termites, call us right away before the damage gets worse. When we come out, we will do an inspection to determine if you do have termites, and we will provide an estimate on treating the problem and getting your property termite-free. This estimate is based on the square footage of the home and the extent of the infestation. We will then treat your home with Termidor, the strongest termite killer on the market. We will rid your home of termites, making sure to kill the queen because once she dies, the others will follow suit.

Termite signs:

  1. Swarming: Swarms usually happen in the spring when some of the termites fly away from their old colony in efforts to form a new colony.
  2. Rotting Wood: If you have rotting wood near your home, pull it back to see if there are any bugs or termites underneath.
  3. Dirt in Wood: Termite damage and water damage can be hard to differentiate between if you are not an expert. The main thing to look for when trying to differentiate between the two is  dirt that would not normally be in the wood. If you have dirt, then you most likely have termites.
  4. Moisture: The two main things that termites look for are moisture and food (wood). Look around the outside of your house to see if you have that combination.
  5. Weak Spots: Look at the exterior of your property for weak or vulnerable areas. Remember that termites usually enter a home through cracks in the foundation, plumbing, and doors.