Below, you will find a list of common inquiries about Drive-Bye Exterminators termite and/or pest control along with their answers to help address any concerns you may have. If you don’t find the information you’re looking for, don’t hesitate to contact us or call us at 727-787-2127.
Is termite damage covered under my homeowner’s insurance policy?
Termite damage is not covered under a homeowner’s insurance policy even though they do more damage than fires, floods, and hurricanes combined.
Are there termite policies available for my home?
Yes, termite insurance can be purchased from the professionals at Drive-Bye Exterminators after you’ve had a treatment.
What is the difference between Subterranean and Drywood termites?
Is fumigation tenting a good treatment for Drywood termites?
Yes! It reaches hidden spaces like the attic or behind walls to eliminate every single termite. However, sometimes this isn’t a feasible treatment, and other methods are used. Your Drive-Bye service technician will be able to tell you the best course of action after an inspection.
How do you know if you have termites?
Signs of termites include:
- Termite droppings (look like coffee grounds or sawdust)
- Mud tubes on surfaces of the home
- Small holes on the surface of the wood in homes
- See them swarming
- Find them dead near windows, in sinks, or bathtubs
- Blistered or peeling wood surfaces
Why is a termite inspection is essential before you BUY a home?
If you don’t get an inspection and there ends up being an infestation, it will become YOUR problem if you buy the home.
Why is a termite inspection is important before you SELL your home?
A clear pest report could become a selling point and a benefit for a potential buyer. You also will have a smoother closing by hiring a real estate inspector.
Do you remove bees or hornets?
No, unfortunately, we do not remove these insects.
Do you treat homes for bed bugs?
We do not provide treatment for bed bugs.
What attracts cockroaches to my home?
Food, shelter, warmth, and moisture.
What is a palmetto bug?
“Palmetto Bug” is a term used for all other species of roaches other than the German cockroach.