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The Benefits of a Termidor Termite Treatment

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Every year, termites cause more than $5 billion worth of property damage and on average, homeowners pay at least $3,000 to fix it. Two of the most destructive types of termites are subterranean and Formosan, both of which can be found in South Carolina. At Ledford’s, we know termite control is important. That’s why we use only the best products and techniques available.

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What Makes Formosan Termites Different?

Formosan

In South Carolina, there are two main types of termites that can cause damage to homes and buildings: subterranean termites and drywood termites. The main difference between the two is that subterranean termites live underground and dig tunnels to their food source while drywood termites live in the wood itself.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Termites

Termite

If you’ve ever had termites in your home or office, you know that they can be frustrating to eliminate. Termites colonies can contain anywhere from several hundred to several millions, all of which can eat 24 hours a day and feed mainly on wood, making them a prominent form of destruction.

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When Formosan Termites Swarm

It’s June, which means that in South Carolina, you’re likely to discover a swarm of Formosan termites. Swarming is when termite colonies release their fully grown and healthy termites to fly away and spread out in order to reproduce. This occurs several times a year, but is most common in the late spring/early summer months.

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Termite Fun Facts

Are bugs bugging you? They are called pests for a reason. Every bug has a special ability to adapt so that it can live and thrive in and around our homes. One of the most pesky pests is the termite – they cause an estimated $2 Billion dollars in damage per year!

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Protect Your Home or Business with Preventative Pest Control Services

Pest Guide

Use our pest guide to learn about some of the most common household pests. Click on a pest to learn more.

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