Terminix is celebrating 75 years of offering top-notch pest control and exterminator services in the Carolinas. What makes Terminix so special? Terminix protects what you love, from your home to those in it, through expert pest control for every kind of pest that could be looking to make themselves at home in yours.
Since 1947, Terminix Service, Inc. has operated as a locally owned and operated Terminix International franchise, headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina. With the backing and technology of a renowned international pest control company and the agility and know-how of your trusted local experts, we have been continuously recognized as one of the top 10 pest control companies in the country.
How have we done that? By offering unparalleled service you know you can rely on to keep your home and family safe. Terminix exterminators will rid your home of any kind of pest, from bugs to rodents, and make sure they stay gone.
With Terminix’s Pest Free Guarantee, you can be sure that your home will be clear of bugs, rodents and more thanks to the diligent work of the Terminix pest control experts.
Reliable Pest Control with Terminix’s Pest Free Guarantee
What sets Terminix pest control apart from others is our guarantee that you will not see a single bug, rodent or any other kind of pest in your home in between our annual exterminator services and inspections.
If for any reason you do happen to spot a pest, our Terminix exterminators will visit your home to take care of the problem, free of charge. You can rest assured that if the pests come back, so will we. Whether it’s a termite inspection, bed bug control or a wildlife exterminator you need, our experts are ready to provide a range of local exterminator services whenever you need.
Terminix uses the most advanced methods to keep you and your loved ones safe from pests. Included in your service is a full damage repair warranty. That’s because we pride ourselves on having the integrity of a national company you know and trust, delivered by local experts you can always rely on to put you and your family first.
We offer a range of services specifically targeting the bug exterminator services or rodent control you need. Learn more about the pests we know best.
Rest Easy with Bed Bug Treatment
As headlines in recent years have shown us, bed bug infestations are a problem you really don’t want to have. They’re small, wingless parasites that feed on blood. They often get into your home by hitchhiking on people, animals, and fabrics like those on your clothes or a backpack. Bed bugs bite the skin, resulting in red swollen bumps that are itchy and uncomfortable.
Bed bug extermination can sometimes be tricky since they tend to be resistant to chemicals, but Terminix pest exterminators are up to the task. We offer hassle-free elimination and can even offer our advice when you purchase a new mattress, box spring encasements, or bed bug monitors to keep your home a bed bug-free zone.
Termite Control That Packs a Punch
If there’s one thing Terminix does extremely well, it’s termite control. Termites are some of the worst pests you can have, which is why it’s essential to know the signs and be ready to treat an infestation quickly. Call on a Terminix termite exterminator and rest easy knowing you’ve got the best in the business ready to get those termites packing.
Termites feast on wood and other food products with cellulose, like cardboard boxes. This means you want to avoid termites at all cost before they take a bite out of your home (and wrack up thousands of dollars’ worth of damage). The three most common types of termites our Terminix exterminators treat for are subterranean termites, drywood termites, and Formosan termites, which are local to the Carolinas.
Many pest control companies don’t offer treatment for Formosan termites, an especially pernicious species of termite because their infestations can be particularly challenging to remove and they can do the most damage. But here at Terminix, we aren’t afraid of Formosan termites, and our services cover them if they’ve taken up residence in your home.
Choosing Terminix termite control with our Pest Free Guarantee – and our Formosan termite services – will give your home the best coverage.
Rodent Control for Rats and Mice
No one wants to find a mouse in the house! Rats and mice often depend on humans for food, so every so often you might find yourself in need of a mouse or rat exterminator. Hiring rodent exterminators is particularly important because mice and rats can spread diseases and contaminate surfaces or food they come in contact with. Additionally, they can damage your property by gnawing on wires or stealing things to make their nests.
Terminix offers thorough rodent control services if you need a mouse exterminator or someone to send rats packing. We also recommend you keep your home free of clutter and store food in heavy plastic or glass containers and never leave it sitting out.
Take a Bite Out of Mosquito Extermination
There’s almost nothing worse than a mosquito bite. While mosquitoes might seem like something we all just need to live with, it’s important to remember that mosquitoes can spread dangerous diseases. The best mosquito control is often staying vigilant by removing opportunities for mosquito breeding near your home.
Mosquitoes develop in water, typically preferring small, isolated puddles. If you have a bird bath, fountain, or other small water features, it’s important to recognize that these could be ideal mosquito breeding grounds. Any small container of water that can hold for seven days has the ability to breed mosquitoes, including flowerpots or tarps.Taking steps to dump these after rainfall is important for backyard mosquito control.
If mosquitoes start buzzing around your home and you need some additional mosquito treatments, our Terminix exterminators can use the latest treatments to help you with backyard mosquito control.
Call On Our Cockroach Exterminator
Not very many people like bugs, but people especially have an aversion to big bugs – and the cockroach is a big one for sure! Most cockroaches live in the woods and are rarely seen, but when you do spot a cockroach in your home, you typically want it out of there as soon as possible.
There are several species of cockroach, from the German cockroaches which are small and light brown with black stripes on their backs, to larger cockroaches which are dark brown with wings. These are sometimes called “palmetto bugs,” especially in South Carolina.
While some cockroaches live in the woods, German cockroaches have adapted to life with humans and now are only found indoors. Cockroaches are a health and safety issue, so it’s best to call a cockroach exterminator as soon as you see one in your home.
In the meantime, don’t leave food out and regularly clean appliances or countertops to make sure you aren’t attracting these bugs. Palmetto exterminators or a roach exterminator should be able to rid your home of these pests.
Other Types of Pest Control
There are many other kinds of pests that may choose to pay a visit to your home, from ants to bees, fleas, and spiders. Oh my!
Terminix exterminator services extend to any kind of bug or insect removal, so if you want spiders to scram, fleas to flee, bees to buzz off, and ants to march on, our pest control service will take care of them and guarantee you won’t see them again or we’ll come right back.
- Ant extermination
- Bee extermination (including carpenter bees)
- Flea extermination
- Spider extermination
In addition to rodent control or bug extermination, sometimes you might have a run-in with some wildlife. If you encounter wildlife on your home or property and need a wildlife exterminator, Terminix has you covered.
Don’t risk getting bit by an animal that may have dangerous diseases – call Terminix and we’ll happily come remove a raccoon from your attic or a snake from your swimming pool. If you want them out, we’re happy to be the ones to do it.
- Raccoon removal
- Squirrel removal
- Snake removal
- Bird removal
- Bat removal
- Mole removal
- Vole removal
- Opossum removal
- Skunk removal
Bug Exterminators with a Pest Free Guarantee
Terminix isn’t just the best in the biz – we want you to be so happy with our service that we offer the Pest Free Guarantee so you can rest easy knowing we’ll always be there to protect your home and loved ones from any kind of pest, rodent, or wildlife.
For 75 years we’ve been protecting homes in the Carolinas. You can trust us to be there when you spot an unwelcome visitor and want it to be handled quickly, efficiently, and professionally. If you suspect you could be dealing with a pest, call on Terminix pest control today.