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Thrasher Termite & Pest Control
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Let Thrasher Termite & Pest Control know what’s bugging you… …termites, ants, bees, fleas, mice, bed bugs, birds, or more. With 40-years experience in termite and pest control, Thrasher Termite & Pest Control is expert at identifying and exterminating pests. Find the relief that comes with taking action and call us today. Thrasher Termite & Pest Control is a local family-owned business. You’re our neighbor, not a number. Let us help you reclaim your home from these and other household pests:

Structural Fumigation Tent on House

 Get Ready for Structural Fumigation

Structural fumigation with Vikane® gas fumigant is the most thorough treatment for drywood termites and bed bugs. The following information will help you prepare when structural fumigation is recommended:

Fumigation Planning Guide
What Needs to be Bagged
Frequently Asked Questions
All About Drywood Termites
All About Bed Bugs
Visit Fumigation Facts for More Information

How to Remove a Tick–Step by Step

Things you need to remove ticks: fine-tipped tweezers, soap & water, rubbing alcohol, tape or a zippered bag. Step 1: Stay calm and gently pull back any hair from around the tick, exposing the skin near the tick/bite. Step 2: Locate the head of the tick and grasp it as close to the skin as possible using fine-tipped tweezers and gently squeeze. Step 3: Pull outward in a straight motion until the pressure pulls out the head of the tick. Do not twist or wiggle the tick, as that may ear the head off, leaving it lodged in the skin. [...]

Termite Damage in Hardwood Floor

Do termites eat hardwood floors? Yes! Termite damage in hardwood floors may appear as small holes, or channels, the size of a dot made by a Sharpie. Termite damage to hardwood floors is often caused by subterranean termites but may be caused by drywood termites. Soft or spongy feeling floors may also signal termite damage or dry rot damage.  Termites do not go away on their own. Simply spraying a chemical from a big box store in the holes will not kill the termite colony. You'll just stop termites from using those particular holes (or galleries). Hardwood floors add [...]

Rats Love Oranges

On a Sunday walk through her neighborhood, one of our team noticed, not one, but two oranges that were clearly snacked on by rats. When you see an orange that is hollowed out, the culprit is usually a rat. When you see multiple oranges within two feet of the sidewalk, this is cause for concern. Rats are cautious by nature and prefer hidden areas with lots of cover. Finding evidence so close to public areas is never a good sign. Rats are carriers of many known human diseases. But we can control rats! First: Stop Feeding Rats Do your part [...]

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