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Action Exterminates The Termite Threat 

Whether you live in Louisville, KY, Indianapolis, IN, or anywhere in between, most homes have something in common…Wood! Unfortunately, the sole food source for termites is the cellulose found in wood and wood products.  Termites, also known as “silent destroyers,” cause more than $5 Billion in property damages each year by silently chewing through the walls, floors and even wallpaper as they feed on this cellulose.* Termites often tunnel their way to our properties, consume as much cellulose as possible and then return to the termite colony to feed the thousands of other soldier, worker, and reproductive termites.  At Action Pest Control, we know the threat termites pose to homes and businesses throughout Indiana, Kentucky and Illinois, and we’re here to deliver the best termite control and protection available.  

ACTION'S FIVE-STEP TERMITE CONTROL SYSTEM 

action termite control technician performing inspection

Simply put, our termite control system is a comprehensive termite elimination and control plan with lifetime warranties available to give you assurance for years to come.  Our termite control process consists of:

  • A comprehensive inspection – a licensed professional will conduct a thorough evaluation of the interior and exterior of your home to identify any existing signs of a termite infestation or termite damage. 

  • Termite treatment with Termidor® – Termidor’s exclusive “transfer effect” eliminates termites by both ingestion and contact, and is lethal to termites simply through contact with other termites that have ingested the product. Because Termidor is undetectable to termites, the pests travel freely through treated areas, unknowingly consuming and transferring Termidor throughout the population.

  • A three-month termite elimination inspection – our termite treatment products are guaranteed to be 100% effective in eliminating your termite infestation in three months or less.  Your Action representative will re-evaluate your property 90 days post-treatment to make sure of it.

  • An annual termite inspection – to ensure our products continue to protect your property from termites for years to come, your Action representative will return each year to ensure there has been no soil disruption and that your home remains termite free.

  • A money-back guarantee and damage warranty – Action Pest Control is confident our products and our team are the best. That’s why we offer a money-back guarantee and $250,000 damage warranty.

For qualifying structures, Action Pest Control even provides a lifetime warranty!**

Whether you've found evidence of termite damage or want to make sure termites don't have the chance to attack your home or business, Action Pest Control is ready to help.  Don’t put your largest investment at risk of being damaged by termites.  Contact us today!

*Source:  National Pest Management Association
**Ask representative for details.
 

HOW DOES  SENTRICON®  SYSTEM WORK?

To protect homes and businesses from Eastern subterranean termites many property owners throughout Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky choose the Sentricon Termite Colony Elimination System.    

When you contact Action Pest Control for termite control using the Sentricon System, we’ll send a trained technician out to inspect your property for signs of termites. Once the inspection is complete, green Sentricon stations, containing termite bait, are placed around the perimeter of your home. This system starts working the day it’s installed to eliminate current termite infestations. Sentricon stations are then checked regularly by your Action technician to ensure it continues working to prevent new termite 

Action technician installing sentricon system

HOW DOES TERMIDOR® WORK?

Because subterranean termites live and work so closely together, whenever a termite ingests or touches Termidor®, it, in effect, becomes a “carrier,” transferring Termidor to every other termite it comes in contact with. These termites in turn become secondary carriers, behaving normally while they transfer Termidor to every termite they contact— and so on throughout the colony.

Because Termidor is intentionally engineered to be slow-acting, individual termites have ample time to pass it on to their entire population. This unique, spiraling process is called the “Transfer Effect”, and it helps Termidor deliver devastating results that are unmatched by any other product.

termites experiencing transfer effect

 

Premier (Best Protection) | Superior Pest & Termite Control Services

If you’re looking for a home pest control plan that guards against common insects and rodents and that offers superior protection against destructive termites and termite damage, you’ve come to the right place. Our Premier home pest control program addresses infestations of ants, spiders and other house-infesting insects but that’s not all. When you sign up for this program, you'll enjoy all the benefits of the Complete pest control program plus additional termite control services and termite warranties.

What Does Premier Home Pest Control Include?

When one of our trusted pest control specialists arrives at your home, here’s what you can expect:

  • A thorough inspection of your home and property to determine if pests are present, and if so, identify what types of insects and rodents are infesting the house. The locations of the pests will also be noted, as will any conditions that are attracting and/or sustaining them.

  • Any necessary treatment(s) to get rid of existing pest activity. Depending on the time of year, this may include treating potential entry points on the exterior; residual barrier application to the exterior perimeter, as well as landscaping; nearby tree bases, driveways, and other areas close to the house; treatment of crawlspaces and attached garage interior if applicable or accessible; and much more!

  • Exterior cobweb removal

  • Window sill vacuuming

  • Placement of exterior rodent station(s)

  • Pest proofing to eliminate potential entry points as needed

  • Termite treatment with Termidor® or Sentricon®

  • Termite warranty

a male pest technician inspecting traps outside of a residence

Pests Covered In This Program

Ants, Spiders, Subterranean Termites, Cockroaches, Mice, Black Widow Spiders, Brown Recluse Spiders, Stink Bugs, Box Elder Bugs, Rats, Silverfish, Earwigs, Fleas, Ticks, Crickets, Carpet Beetles, Clover Mites, Ground Beetles, Ladybugs, Centipedes, Millipedes, Yellow Jackets & Wasps, Hornets, Carpenter Bees, Carpenter Ants, Fruit Flies, House Flies, Fungus Gnats, Cigarette Beetles, Red Flour Beetles, Drugstore Beetles, Indian Meal Moths, Clothes Moths, and Springtails

The Premier Home Pest Control Program also includes follow up services to treat the inside and outside of your home, depending on the pest problem; an annual termite inspection, an annual attic inspection, fully guaranteed services and, of course, simple scheduling. Should you have pest problems between your regularly scheduled services, we’ll come out to address the issues free of charge. With this program, we also offer discounts on other pest control services!

 

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Termites on Action’s Most Wanted List

Although they could number in the millions, you might never see subterranean termites or any signs of them — until you discover that they’ve done serious damage to your structure. Here's the breakdown of the termites on our most wanted list:

kings and queen termites

Kings & Queens

At least one king and queen are at the center of every termite colony. The queen’s sole purpose is to reproduce. Some live for as long as 30 years.

termite eggs

Eggs

Queens can lay thousands of eggs every year. Eggs hatch into nymphs.

translucent looking termite nymphs

Nymphs

While in the nymph state, termites diverge into different castes: workers, soldiers, reproductives, and supplementary reproductives.

worker termites often found in homes

Workers

Workers are blind, wingless termites that maintain the colony, build and repair the nest and tubes, forage for food, and care for the other termites. They are the most numerous caste and the most likely to be found in infested wood.

soldier termite

Soldiers

Soldiers are sterile, wingless, and blind. Their sole function is to defend the colony.

winged termites also known as reproductives or swarmers

Winged Reproductives

These termites will eventually leave the colony as adult swarmers. After swarming, they shed their wings and pair up. Each male-female pair attempts to start a new colony.

supplimentary termite reproductives

Supplementary Reproductives

These termites help increase the population of established colonies and can serve as replacements for the king or queen if they should die.

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