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Termites are a huge risk for homeowners in Massachusetts. These destructive pests cause over $5 billion in damages in the U.S. each year, and many home-insurance policies don’t even cover termite damage repair costs. If you want to fortify your home against termites, look no further than Ransford Pest Control.
Since 1896, we’ve been providing termite treatment in Central Massachusetts to people just like you. With a range of billing plans, flexible scheduling, and reduced-risk products, you can rest assured that you won’t find a company with a longer track record serving your community. We protect against the most common termite species in Massachusetts, which are:
Subterranean termites in Massachusetts are very active. The only area that really gets any respite from them is Cape Cod. They may still be found there, but not as often. As for the rest of the state, subterranean termites are a real danger to properties. Termite treatments are of the utmost importance if your property develops an infestation.
Drywood termites are not native to Massachusetts. There’s a small chance they can be transported here in furniture or other wooden objects, but termite infestations in Massachusetts homes are most likely to be subterranean termites.
Ransford Pest Control expects this year to be a bad one for termite infestation in Massachusetts, so we’re discounting any termite treatment with a $100 coupon. Before we get to that, you probably have some more questions about termites.
Your home deserves top-of-the-line protection. With Ransford, that’s just what you’ll get. Our termite treatment in Massachusetts utilizes Sentricon Always Active technology, which is proven to be the safest and most effective system for eliminating termite colonies. We believe in using reduced-risk products for the safety of you, your family, and our planet. When you partner with us for termite treatment in Massachusetts, you can expect the following:
Here at Ransford, we’ve made a living on being the experts on termites in Massachusetts for over a century. We’ve survived and thrived that long for one reason: we never stop evolving and adjusting to meet customer needs. Another part of what makes us a top choice for termite treatment in Central Massachusetts is our team of experts: each member of our staff is state-certified and undergoes monthly training to stay sharp and ready to handle any home or situation, no matter how bad the infestation. That’s our promise to you.
Subterranean termites live underground. After a rainfall, they’re forced out of the soil and they swarm. During this time, winged termites will mate. They will spread out and find new locations. This swarm is a group of termites looking for a new colony, and the swarm only lasts about a half-hour. They usually fly toward the light, so you might see them near your windows or your glass doors.
Homeowners will often come home from work to find dead swarmers in or around the house, and that’s usually how you know they’ve left one area of your house in search of a new spot. Dead swarmers are sometimes the only time you see termites in the home before you discover any real damage.
Swarmers, though, aren’t the only sign of damage. Cracked paint may also indicate that you have termites. Termites need moisture to survive and, as a result, the galleries they create in the wood have that moisture inside them. The moisture inside the painted wood can sometimes bubble to the surface, causing your paint to bubble as well.
A Wood Destroying Insects inspection, or WDI, simply requires that a home inspection for pests be performed. This type of home inspection won’t be limited to just termites. We also look for other wood destroying insects like carpenter bees, carpenter ants, and powder post beetles.
This is performed because these types of wood destroying insects can go unseen for months or even years, while they are causing structural damage to your home. These pests cause about $2 billion in damage every year.
The longer termites are left unattended in your home, the more damage they can do to its resale value and your sanity. If you need fast relief from termites, Ransford has you covered. When you partner with us for your termite treatment, you can expect the following conveniences:
One of the qualities that sets Ransford Pest Control apart is our long-standing and positive relationship with local MA health departments. If the health department is involved in your termite situation, we are more than happy to ease your mind by acting as a liaison between property owners and the department. Our professional advice and experience with negotiating these challenges will help you feel comfortable and confident throughout the process. That’s the sort of above-and-beyond service you can expect when you partner with Ransford for termite control in Central Massachusetts.
Many store-bought and DIY termite treatments in Massachusetts don’t get to the root of the problem. Because these insects dwell so deep in the walls and foundation of your home, it’s nearly impossible to get rid of them on your own. If you’re ready for solutions that work, let Ransford take the reigns.
Our annual renewal options are simple, and allow for easy renewal of your termite warranty after the initial 12 months.
Ransford Pest Control has been providing the best termite treatments in Massachusetts for over 125 years. We are proud to offer termite treatment and control in the following areas: