Termite

Am I Actually Seeing Signs of Termites, or Have I Been Tricked?

By | 2018-03-15T19:42:30+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Pest Control, Termite|

Am I Actually Seeing Signs of Termites, or Have I Been Tricked? Steffani Customer Service Rep at Capitol Pest A Tuesday morning here at Capitol Pest and the phone rings. Customer Service Rep.: “Good morning Capitol Pest, this is Steffani speaking how may I help you? Customer: “Good morning Steffani. I think I’ve

Benefits of a Termite Inspection and Protection Plan

By | 2018-02-07T09:54:14+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Termite|

Benefits of a Termite Inspection and Protection Plan One of the most significant pest infestations could be taken care of with a proactive termite inspection. If you are concerned about termites, or live in an area that is prone to termites, like the greater Washington DC area, having a termite inspection and protection plan would

Increased Construction in Bethesda MD May Stir Rodents and Termites

By | 2018-01-09T00:10:44+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Residential Services, Rodent Control, Termite|

Increased Construction in Bethesda MD May Stir Rodents and Termites Photo Credit: Livability Bethesda, Maryland is a wonderful place live, work, and play! But with all the construction of new and renovated homes in Bethesda MD, it is no surprise that there is a greater need for pest control services. The ongoing construction causes

What to Expect During a Termite Inspection

By | 2017-12-01T16:16:18+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Termite|

What to Expect During a Termite Inspection Timber beam of door damaged by termites The last thing any homeowner wants is to discover that they have a termite infestation in their house. While you may be able to recognize the signs that termites have invaded your home, you won't be able to determine

How Often Should You Schedule a Termite Inspection

By | 2017-09-25T19:42:23+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Termite|

How Often Should You Schedule a Termite Inspection? Termites are both a common and extremely serious problem. Typically older homes or those in an extremely moist environment are at a heightened risk. Since the Washington D.C. metro area checks off both of these boxes on a checklist, we recommend a regularly scheduled termite inspection for

Ways Prepare for Termite Swarms

By | 2017-08-30T01:35:45+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Termite|

In order to prevent swarms of termites from damaging your home, you can eliminate cracks in the foundation, add durable coverings to small spaces, decrease moisture in sections that contain wood and replace shingles that have become damaged. Moreover, you may integrate extra vents into walls that are connected to attics or basements, and the

How To Tell The Difference Between Ants and Termites

By | 2018-03-29T15:13:01+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Ants, Termite|

How to Tell the Difference between Ants and Termites If you have recently noticed small insects in or near your home, then you might be wondering how to tell the difference between ants and termites. Most people have a hard time recognizing these two insects, but misidentifying termites can be a costly mistake. Understanding the

What Damage Can Termites Cause?

By | 2017-08-30T01:38:51+00:00 October 25th, 2013|Termite|

According to the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), termites cause approximately $5 billion of property damage every year. However, much of the damage occurs inside the walls or the foundations of structures where it cannot be easily noticed by casual observation. The first signs of termite damage include soft or spongy wood inside or outside

Reasons to Have Your Home Inspected for Termites

By | 2017-08-29T23:48:27+00:00 September 18th, 2013|Termite|

A termite infestation is one of the biggest causes of property damage in the United States, but many homeowners never suspect that they have a problem until they end up with repairs that cost $10,000 or more. Because termites are so difficult to find, you'll want to have your home inspected by a professional pest control