A-Tex Pest Management of Austin, Texas supplies pest control services to commercial businesses and residential homes locally and in surrounding areas. We are fully licensed and insured to deliver professional quality workmanship. With A-Tex Pest Management, our technicians have advanced training, years of valuable experience, and extraordinary skills and abilities that are amplified with the use of high-end products and equipment sold only to licensed professionals to ensure you receive nothing less than premium results. A-Tex Pest Management diligently upholds high moral values, exceptional work ethics, friendly customer service, and superior execution on all services rendered on consistent bases.
Desert Dampwood Termite Identification
There are several species of dampwood termites found in the United States. Desert Dampwood termites are found in Texas. They are much larger then the subterranean termites that are common across the country but they have the same social systems as the other termites do. The swarmers (winged alates termites) of this species are dark brown and swarm during the daytime. They are about an inch long, including their wings. The soldiers are about 3/4 of an inch long. They have a large head with mandibles (pincers) on the front. There are no dampwood termite workers. The immature termites do the work in the colony long. They are also about 3/4 of an inch long.
Dampwood Termite Damage
Termites in the Greater Austin, Texas area cause a substantial amount of damage to commercial businesses owners and residential homeowners. Their natural habits and wood consumption can quickly turn the wooden structure to your home weak and damaged. Among the many species roaming throughout Texas, Dampwood Termites are among them. These termites do not build the mud tunnels the subterranean termites construct, but they do tend to forage the wood found underground or just above the surface. Certain types of trees, fences and other such structures are typically the victims of theses termites. Interestingly, desert dampwood termites have directed trail-following behavior, unlike other dampwood termites.
Desert Dampwood Termite Control in Austin, Round Rock, Leander, Pflugerville & Cedar Park, Texas
No matter what type of termites you suspect are running rampage throughout your commercial or residential property in the Greater Austin, Texas area, A-Tex Pest Management can manage them for you. Call us immediately before they are permitted to continue doing more damage.