$69 for a One-Time Pest-Control Service with Complimentary Termite Inspection ($199 Value)
During the initial service, technicians scour interior areas—including kitchens, bathrooms, built-in cabinets, and fireplaces—for signs of critter activity. They also treat the perimeters of homes, as well as outlying areas such as trash-storage areas and storage buildings, with spray to ward off common pests such as termites, ants, and spiders.
Terminix lives out its motto, “power over pests,” by providing extermination services for termites and other common household insects, backed by a comprehensive money-back guarantee. In an initial inspection appointment, certified inspectors scan quarters for warning signs, such as termite-style wood damage and empty black-widow terrariums. Terminix’s primary strategy, viable for most pests, pivots on a liquid defense system applied to the soil that surrounds homes. The liquid coats passing arthropods in pesticide, which they then transmit to their peers. Baited traps supplement the liquid system, luring in bugs from strategic positions near food-filled locales, such as refrigerators and beanbag chairs stuffed with baked beans. Bug banishers can also spray bedbug-infested rooms with Rapid Freeze carbon dioxide, which ices both the bugs and their eggs.