Fortified Pest Management supplies a number of termite inspection and termite control extermination services to commercial businesses and residential homes in the Las Vegas Valley. We are fully licensed and insured to offer our professional expertise and services at affordable prices. . At Fortified Pest Management we are dedicated to safety. We strive to provide an unbeatable service to our customers by utilizing high-end products and equipment available only to licensed professionals. We aim to execute superior results as well as apply friendly customer service, high moral standards and exceptional work ethics. Our technicians have advanced and ongoing training, field experience, and remarkable skills that more than qualify them to perform the services we offer.
Types of Termites Found in Las Vegas, Nevada
Termites are notorious to people all over the world due to the costly damage they inflict on structures. Termites in Las Vegas, Nevada are no different. Throughout the Valley, Subterranean termites, Drywood termites, and on a smaller scale Dampwood termites, are invading our homes and businesses. Formosan termites are not documented in Las Vegas, NV; they have been reported in neighboring California.
Where Do Flying Swarmer Termites Come From?
Termites, no matter their species, are active all year long. They devour wood and carve galleries or tunnels into wooden materials. Termites appear to be more active between the tail end of spring and towards mid-late summer. This is when the swarmers, or future queens and kings, leave to make new colonies. Swarmers are equipped with wings as they explore favorable grounds. Once they find a suitable place to call home, they shed their wings, and a new colony will begin to transform. Workers and soldiers are included in termite castes but do not have wings. Depending on their species, they will vary in color and appearance, but typically you will need a microscope to tell the difference.
Signs You Have Termites in Your Home
Signs you have a termite infestation include:
Mud-like tubing stretching up from the ground, usually along a wall. This is a sure sign of subterranean termites.
Exterior of wood looks thin and brittle because termites will consume and excavate within the wood’s interior.
Swarmers that resemble flying ants are out looking to begin new colonies.
Piles of wings shed by swarmers that have begun a new colony.
Buckling paint and tiny holes.
Where Are Termites Found?
Following is a list of common places to search if you suspect termites; but Fortified Pest Management wishes to offer a warning first. It is imperative you don’t disturb the termites as they will likely move to a more secluded area and be even more difficult to exterminate!
Wooden materials in crawl spaces along with sills, sub floors, joists, support posts, supporting piers and wood under porches.
Anywhere along the foundation that concrete meets wood construction. This could include porches, steps, or slabs.
Cracks in cement, particularly around brick materials and expansion joints, as well as hollow blocks.
Exterior scrap wood including stumps and decrepit fences constructed out of wood.
Termite Inspections Treatment
If you suspect termites in your Las Vegas home or have heard rumors that neighboring homes or businesses have had a termite infestation, contact Fortified Pest Management to perform a thorough termite inspection service. Our experienced specialists will inspect your home or business thoroughly from top to bottom to look for signs of termites and offer a custom recommendation to ensure efficient extermination with our proven and effective methods. Call Fortified Pest Management today to get started!