Termite Control

Georgia’s mild temperature allows subterranean termite colonies to flourish. Georgia is known as the termite belt by entomologists and pest management professionals.

Subterranean termites are the most common type of termite in Georgia. They are subterranean because they need moisture to survive which is found in the soil. They eat wood and often infest structural wood in homes because of home construction with soft woods. Subterranean termites are likely to cause damage before a homeowner is aware of a problem.
Some homes are more susceptible to termites depending on the home’s construction type, home maintenance, landscaping and other conditions that are favorable to termite activity.

As mentioned, termites need moisture to survive and there are many above ground sources of moisture that may be found in a structure that isn’t being maintained properly. Leaky roofs, leaking pipes, moisture conditions in walls, etc. are conducive conditions for subterranean termites.

Homeowners should be aware of the most common sign of a termite infestation includes

Sudden appearance of winged termites emerging from a structure
Termite infested wood or wood products
The appearance of termite mud tubes on the interior or exterior of a structure
Subterranean termites in Georgia start swarming in February and peaks from March to May, but swarming can occur throughout the year and usually does. Georgia’s mild temperatures and rainfall activity are favorable conditions to cause termite swarming. 

Another commonly found termite in Georgia is the light southeastern subterranean termite and they swarm from late July to early October. Formosan termites are less common in Georgia, but swarm after dusk in May or June and are attracted to light.

If a homeowner suspects a termite infestation in their home they can contact us for a free termite inspection.

We offer two different types of treatment options:

Preconstruction Treatment

Soil treatment

Soil treatment that carries a ten year retreat and repair warranty as long as annual termite renewal is maintained. Retreat and repair warranties provide for the repair of any new damage caused by subterranean termites provided that the terms of termite contract are met.

Advanced Monitoring System

lifetime retreat and repair warranty as long as quarterly renewal fee is maintained.

We also offer a retreatment only soil treatment warranty.

This contract requires SSI Pest Arrest to retreat parts of or all of the structure covered by the contract as long as the terms of the contract are met.

 Soil treatment
Soil treatment

We offer Wood Destroying Organisms /WDO Reports for real estate closings for $25.00.

New home buyers sometimes request that a WDO report be performed while a home is under due diligence. When this inspection is performed the technician inspects for five wood destroying organisms.

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(912) 434-6017


121 Owens Ln
Brunswick, GA 31525
United States

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