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West Chester Termite Exterminators

Browse these termite companies with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in West Chester.

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ProActive Pest Management
4.9
from 143 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 337 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nancy B.
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We found Sleep Tight Pest Control via Thumbtack to help us with the termites we found in our house. We had a very prompt response from Brent, and everything was great from beginning to end. Brent was respectful of my concerns and explained things throughly. Brent showed up when he said he would and was able to treat our house within three days of our phone call. Thus far, we are completely satisfied with Brent Bramwell and Sleep Tight Pest Control.

Cheap Exterminating
4.6
from 134 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 245 hires on Thumbtack
Diane R.
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Tayo was so nice!! I called him about chipping on my deck & he was at my home in 30 min there was termite damage so he sprayed entire deck top to bottom & even checked beams in my basement very reasonable & friendly would definitely recommend !!!

Amenta Pest Management
4.6
from 73 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 92 hires on Thumbtack
Theresa F.
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From the first point of contact, responses, professionalism and advice received was extremely positive. Today my work was scheduled, the team arrived and the work was completed. I was under an extreme deadline to complete a real estate transaction, I can not say enough to convey my positive experience with this company. Excellent professionals. Job was related to termite pest management.

Akita Pest Control
4.7
from 59 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 111 hires on Thumbtack
Dean P.
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Akita inspected our concern and Identified the pests to be flying ants and not termites. We also consulted him on black ants we are experiencing and he provided options if we would choose to treat. We couldn't be happier with Akita's professionalism, and above all else, honesty. When we have any other concerns or needs for an exterminator we will be calling Akita direct. Our first experience with Thumbtack was very positive. Dean

  • 35 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
Carol W.
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John did a home inspection and termite inspection on the house I am planning to buy: an 3700 sq ft 1865 brick home. He was immensely invested in seeing every nook and cranny to the point of detecting some of the history of where fireplaces had been and how it had changed over the years. It was fascinating. His report was extremely thorough, very prompt, amazingly detailed, and will be helpful to me for years to come. he was beyond fantastic!!

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  • 19 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Liam W.
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Thanks Joe. Termite work was complete very promptly after I needed Joe to come out asap. well priced and is a very nice guy. Would recommend and use Joe again no problem at all.

Green Pest Solutions
4.5
from 37 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 82 hires on Thumbtack
Nicole W.
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Thank you so much for the termite treatment you did for our home. Your prompt response and professionalism were greatly appreciated. Thanks to your work we were able to do necessary treatment needed in the selling of our home.

  • 2 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
T. W.
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Termites and rodents. Stephen explained everything that was needed and what he was going to do. He took the time and answered all of my questions. Very satisfied with his service. He is now my exterminator. He was able to come out the very next day and I felt his prices were fair.

Everest Inspections
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Karen J.
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David, owner of Everest, conducted home and radon inspection. He arranged termite inspection with BORO Exterminating. I arrived about 10 mins early for appt. David was there waiting for me. I felt he was thorough and patiently answered my questions. He took time to explain how the heating/AC system works. More importantly he identified serious repairs and possible items I should keep an eye on. The report was clearly outlined with summary in the beginning followed by detailed info as well as pictures and estimated cost to do the repairs. BORO inspection was the same day and also pointed out an issue, They both followed up with reports in a timely manner. I highly recommend Everest.

Amenta Pest Management
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 12 years in business
Mike D.
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We had this company out before the holidays and were gratefull they solved the roach issue we had in our kitchen quickly. This is the second time we used the company and both times we had great service.

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We exterminate all pests, such as termites, bed bugs, fleas, roaches, mice and rats. We have been in business for 35 years, and we have over 60 years of experience. We work in three states: New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania.

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No control, just problem solved. A smarter pest elimination company. We are family operated for 30 years. We are serving Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery counties daily, 24/7. Termites, wildlife, bedbugs, and everything in between, we can complete it. You name it; we kill it!

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Owner performs all work, always have the most experienced person at your house. Can handle any situations that may arise with safety in mind.

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We do our own work. We are not salesmen quoting price. We are the inspector and treaters so we know exactly where to attack your problem.

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Wood destroying insects, "IT'S ALL WE DO!" From the elimination of and the repair of what they destroy.

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I actually stand behind my work.. When I say I'll be there I'll actually show up and call if I'm running late or of I need to reschedule.. I also never make you sign a contract..

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Here at Preferred Termite and Pest Control, we have over 20 year experience controlling end exterminating unwanted pest, bugs, creepy crawlers and more. Personal service is provided by the owner, Brian. Contact us for pest control, pest control services or pest control companies.

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We offer personal service whether you are a commercial or a residential customer. All services are 100% guaranteed. We are not satisfied until our customer is satisfied.

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George Taylor & Son Termite & Pest Control is owned and operated by Dan Taylor. We are a second generation family business. We provide prompt service with a personal touch. We've been serving New Castle County, DE since 1958.

  • 38 years in business
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We offer a full-line of pest control services, including termites, bed bugs, and animal control. Residential, commercial, and industrial services are available. We are a family-owned business for over 30 years.

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We cover all types of pest management: from bugs to termites, to bat exclusion, to gutter guard instillation. We also cover small animal control. Whatever pest problems you have, we have you covered.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How do you get rid of termites?

The best way to get rid of termites is to act fast. Termites are a problem that will only get worse — and no matter how much you want them to, they usually don’t magically move out on their own. There are three main types of termites: drywood, dampwood and subterranean. Drywood and dampwood termites sneak through cracks in your exterior paint, nail holes, and gaps near windows and other openings and begin to eat through your wood. Subterranean termites enter your house from the ground up by creating mud tunnels. In all cases, they survive by eating the wood of your house. The type of termites you have can steer the treatment plan.

Methods of termite extermination include fumigation, use of pesticides, and use of natural elements that are poisonous to the bugs. The extent of your termite infestation will help determine the treatment method. If you have drywood or dampwood termites that have infiltrated all aspects of the wood in your home, the pest control pro may recommend enclosing the whole house in a tent and gassing the termites via fumigation. If you have subterranean termites, often the entire footprint of the home must be treated by drilling liquid treatments into the slab or foundation of the home to exterminate the colonies. In any case, once you see signs of termites, it’s time to take action and call a pest pro.  

What are the signs of termites in your home?

When you see signs of termites in your home, call a trusted pest control professional as soon as possible to handle the situation. Termites feed on wood, meaning they eat through the wood that makes up the frame, floors and other components of your house. Most people don’t know they have termites until they discover the damage done, because termites remain hidden underground or inside the wood they are eating. Keep on the lookout for these signs of termites:

  • Water bubbles in your interior or exterior paint: If you poke at what look like paint bubbles and find termite droppings inside, it’s a sign of termite infestation.
  • Frass: This is a fancy term for termite poop. Keep your eyes peeled for what look like six-sided salt and pepper droppings.
  • Mud tubes: Subterranean termites move between their earth home and your house by building mud tunnels. Mud tubes under or along the side of your house or foundation are a sure sign of a termite infestation.  
  • Wings or swarming near your home: As a new colony is looking for a home, they fly (swarm), then shed their wings and burrow into nearby wood.
  • Softening of wood or hollowed-out wood: Termites don’t like paint, lacquer varnish or other wood finishes, so they’ll eat inside the wood and leave the exterior finish like a shell.

Are termites harmful to humans?

Termites are harmful to humans in that they can eat a home from the inside out. But unlike some other insects, termites don’t carry infection, nor do they bite or feed off people like parasitic bedbugs. So while they’re not harmful to your health, they can be extremely harmful to your wallet. The EPA reports that every year termites cause billions of dollars of structural damage in the United States. Immediate action and treatment is the best approach if you see signs of termites. The national average cost for an exterminator ranges from $250 to $400, but costs may be higher if you have a whole house infestation on your hands. Here are a few examples of average cost:

  • Standard liquid treatment of subterranean termites: $3-$4 per linear foot. An extermination company may have a minimum service fee, such as $150, to come out and provide treatment, no matter how small the space.
  • Liquid treatment of subterranean termites including foaming and drilling into concrete slabs: $4-$5 per linear foot.
  • Liquid treatment of a 2,000-square-foot home for subterranean termites: approximately $400.
  • Fumigation treatment of drywood termites: $1,200-$1,500 for a 30,000- to 35,000-cubic-foot home. Pros measure fumigation costs in cubic feet. Fumigation costs can also be affected by the number of stories in your home.
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