Professional Termite Exterminator in the Fraser Valley
|Size:||4 mm – 11 mm|
|Colour:||Black, White, Brown or red|
|Shape:||The body is divided into 3 distinct pieces with grooves on the thorax and head, and spines on the thorax only.|
What Does Bugman Do?
Our technicians use a variety of treatment options to eradicate termites, including baiting systems, liquid treatments, and fumigation. After eliminating the termites, our technicians will implement preventive measures to reduce the risk of future infestations. This may include sealing cracks and crevices in your property, maintaining proper ventilation, and removing conditions conducive to termite infestations.
Why Choose Bugman?
We have 30 years of experience in keeping termites out of your home, and we offer affordable rates with a 6-month warranty.
What is Bugman’s Warranty?
We include a 6-month warranty with our termite treatment, which covers any follow-ups needed to make sure your house is termite-free.
Where Does Bugman Service?
We offer termites treatment across the Fraser Valley, with our main areas of service being Mission, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Langley & Maple Ridge
Don’t wait for the termites to invade your house, if you see them outside, give Bugman a call at 604-854-2847, and we’ll help to prevent them from taking over your home.
More Information on Termite
How much of a risk are termites?
Termites can be a homeowner’s worst nightmare, with their insatiable appetite for cellulose in wood, putting the very structure of your home at risk. If not detected early, termite colonies can grow and multiply within the walls, causing extensive damage that may require costly repairs. But, there’s a unique tell-tale sign of termite activity – mud tubes the width of a drinking straw, that link the termites to their food source. These tubes are a sure indication of termite activity and a call for immediate action.
Termite Life Cycle
|The Eggs||A female termite’s reproductive capabilities are truly remarkable, as she can lay an astonishing amount of eggs in a single day, numbering up to 30,000. These eggs are carefully placed in a jelly-like substance, providing them with protection and a secure environment as they begin their development. The tiny, white eggs are easily visible to the naked eye and after a period of incubation, they hatch into larvae ready to embark on their journey.|
|Nymph||These larvae have small exoskeletons and seem to be pale, whitish, and in color. These nymphs emerge with six functioning legs and antennae. The nymph undergoes a molt at this stage, skipping over the instar stages as it becomes older. The nymph termite sheds its outer skin during molting because it is extremely constricted. The nymph’s future caste is determined by hormonal indications.|
The termite nymphs emerge later, larger and more developed. Before becoming sexually mature, termites in this area must pass through multiple instars. Termite species influence how many instar phases there are.
|Adult||Termites divide into a vast, caste- or class-based colonies once they reach the adult stage. Worker, reproductive, and soldier termites all live in the colonies.|
Termite damage is costly to repair
Termites are a silent threat to your home’s structure. They feast on wood, causing billions of dollars in damage annually across the country, with homeowners often incurring thousands in repair costs. These pests can undermine the integrity of your home, leaving tell-tale signs such as blistering in floorboards or hollowed-out wooden structures. To prevent this damage from getting out of hand, regular termite inspections and treatments are a smart investment. They provide peace of mind and save you money in the long run compared to the high cost of repairing termite damage. Don’t wait for the blisters in your flooring to be a wake-up call – take action to protect your home from these relentless pests.
Severe Termite Infestation Treatment Means Higher Costs
The more harm these ravenous termites may do to the wooden parts of your house, the longer a termite infestation goes untreated. Regular inspections can reduce the risk of termite problems in the future.
Termites typically leave behind abandoned wings after swarming. Several dead termites that are black or brown might also be discovered.
Regardless of how or why they got in, give Bugman a call at 604-854-2847 and we’ll get them out.