Quest Termite & Pest Termite Control
If you have seen evidence of termites, Quest Termite & Pest will come and inspect your home for FREE. Quest Termite & Pest will perform a thorough examination of your home by checking your basement or crawlspace for moisture, your foundation for wood debris, and other risk areas that may attract an infestation. When the inspection is done, you will receive our recommendation, as well as a recommended plan to protect your home from termites.
Wood Destroying Insect Reports (WDIRs):
Termite & Real Estate Inspections – A termite inspection is performed by a qualified and credentialed individual who has performed thousands of inspections and can perform the required services for remediation. This is not to be confused with a Home Inspector, who may not have extensive knowledge of termite biology, entry areas, and management solutions.
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Termites are known as “silent destroyers” because of their ability to chew through wood, flooring, and even wallpaper undetected. Each year, termites cause more than $5 billion in property damage. That is more damage than is caused by all fires, storms, and earthquakes combined. Hundreds of homes in Lehigh Valley require termite treatment each year. Homeowners insurance can help recover losses from natural disasters, but not termite infestation.
Subterranean termites In the Lehigh Valley
In this area, there are 12 termite colonies per acre. Subterranean termites live in underground colonies or in moist secluded areas aboveground that can contain up to 2 million members. They build distinctive “mud tubes” to gain access to food sources and to protect themselves from open air. Termite colonies are organized into castes depending on tasks — workers, soldiers and reproductive. The characteristics of a subterranean termite are dependent on the termite’s role in the colony. Cream-colored Worker subterranean termites are 1/8 to 3/8’s of an inch in length. Soldier subterranean termites are of a similar body length, but are distinguished by their powerful mandibles. Solider termites have cream-colored bodies and brown heads. Reproductive subterranean termites are approximately one inch long.
Protect Your Home Against Termites & Wood-Boring Insects
According to the National Pest Management Association, “More than 365,000 homes will need the fire department this year, but over 2 million homes will require termite treatments. Homeowner’s insurance will help recover losses from fire, storms, and earthquakes, but it is almost impossible to carry insurance against an infestation.”
Why Is Termite Prevention Important?
Termites can tear through your home’s structures quickly and almost unnoticeably until it’s too late. This is especially true for baby termites, as their sizes are as small as 1/8 of an inch long.
The consequences of termites and lack of prevention for your property can be devastating and costly. The damage caused by termites can be extensive and expensive to repair. Termites can damage wooden beams, floors, walls, and other structural components of your home or commercial property.
This damage can lead to weakening of the structure, making it unsafe for habitation. In some cases, the damage can be so severe that the whole building may need to be demolished and rebuilt. If this is true of your building, this can be an intense financial burden for you. The presence of termites can also impact your property value. If your property has a history of termite infestation, it may be difficult to sell, reducing its value significantly.
Lack of preventive termite control can also lead to health hazards. Termite droppings can cause respiratory problems and allergic reactions in humans, particularly those with asthma. Additionally, termites can carry bacteria and other microorganisms that can cause illness in humans and pets.
For business owners, termites cause unnecessary damage to your commercial property, resulting in significant financial losses for your company. Dealing with an advanced termite infestation can also disrupt business operations, leading to downtime and loss of productivity.
Taking preventive measures by partnering with Quest Termite & Pest Control will save you time and money in the long run, as well as preserve your health.
We deliver sustainable and practical services through our Integrated Pest Management program. With effective pest control methods and our knowledge of termites’ life cycles and interactions, we can manage pests while keeping humans and pets safe. We offer a complete range of pest control services to our customers in Lehigh Valley, Bucks County and the surrounding areas. Along with termite control, we offer inspections, disinfectant services and other pest control services for your commercial, residential, or industrial properties.
About Quest Termite & Pest Control
Quest Termite & Pest Control is a family-owned company specializing in controlling termites and other pests in Pennsylvania. As a top-rated pest and termite control company in the area, we provide dependable service. We have the expertise, equipment, and knowledge to deliver effective pest control results for a one-off treatment or long-term pest management.
Our termite control reviews can help you make the decision to choose us for protecting your home or facility.