Cleveland Termite Control

Protecting Your Home from Termite Damage

Termites are a homeowner’s worst nightmare. These small, wood-eating insects can cause significant damage to your home, and they are often difficult to detect. In fact, most homeowners don’t even realize they have a termite problem until the damage is already done. At LongPro Pest Control, we offer comprehensive termite control services in Cleveland and the surrounding areas. Our team of experienced technicians can help you identify a termite infestation and provide you with the effective solutions you need to eliminate the problem and prevent it from returning.

Call (216) 677-6635 or contact us online to learn more about our termite control services and to schedule an appointment with our team!

How to Identify a Termite Infestation

Termites are small, social insects that live in colonies. They are often mistaken for ants, but there are a few key differences between the two. Termites have straight antennae, while ants have bent antennae. Termites also have a thick waist, while ants have a narrow waist. Additionally, termites have two sets of wings that are the same size, while ants have two sets of wings that are different sizes.

Termites are often difficult to detect because they live inside the wood they are eating. However, there are a few signs that can indicate a termite infestation, including:

  • Swarmers: Swarmers are winged termites that are responsible for starting new colonies. They are often the first sign of a termite infestation. If you notice a swarm of winged insects around your home, you may have a termite problem.
  • Mud Tubes: Subterranean termites build mud tubes to travel between their colony and their food source. These tubes are about the width of a pencil and are often found on the foundation of a home or other wooden structures.
  • Wood Damage: Termites eat wood from the inside out, so it can be difficult to detect termite damage. However, if you notice wood that sounds hollow when you tap on it, you may have a termite problem.
  • Frass: Frass is the term for termite droppings. It looks like a pile of sawdust or coffee grounds and is often found near the entrance to a termite tunnel.

If you notice any of these signs, it is important to contact a professional termite control company as soon as possible. The longer you wait to address a termite problem, the more damage they can cause.

How to Prevent a Termite Infestation

Termites are difficult to prevent because they can enter your home through the smallest cracks and crevices. However, there are a few things you can do to make your home less attractive to termites, including:

  • Remove Wood Piles: Termites are attracted to wood, so it is important to remove any wood piles from your property. If you must store firewood, make sure it is stored at least 20 feet away from your home and at least 5 inches off the ground.
  • Keep Mulch Away from Your Home: Mulch is made from wood, so it can attract termites. Make sure to keep mulch at least 15 inches away from your home’s foundation.
  • Repair Leaky Pipes and Faucets: Termites are attracted to moisture, so it is important to repair any leaky pipes or faucets in your home.
  • Seal Cracks and Crevices: Termites can enter your home through the smallest cracks and crevices. Make sure to seal any cracks or crevices in your home’s foundation and exterior walls.
  • Keep Your Gutters Clean: Clogged gutters can cause water to pool around your home’s foundation, which can attract termites. Make sure to clean your gutters at least twice a year.

It is also important to have your home inspected for termites at least once a year. A professional termite control company can identify a termite infestation before it causes significant damage.


Hear From Our Happy Customers

At Longpro Pest Control, your satisfaction is our priority! See for yourself what our customers have to say about working with us.

    "Gives good explanation of treatment and purpose, and he also has very affordable prices. I recommend LongPro for my and all extermination."
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    "Will definitely use them for any future issues."
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    - Anthony P.
    "I highly recommend LongPro as your pest control guy in Cleveland."
    LongPro has even come to our rental property and got rid of some tenant pest issues, and was very fair with the price.
    - Phil P. Jr
    "Very professional and honest."
    Explained the process clearly so I could understand what he had to do to get rid of the problem.
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    "You will not be disappointed."
    His prices are great and the results are the best. I have also referred him to friends and family and they like his work also.
    - Candace T.
    "Great service great organization."
    Long Pro came in quickly to diagnose the problem. Then destroyed every bug like the freaking Terminator.
    - Ky L.

Why Choose LongPro Pest Control?

At LongPro Pest Control, we are committed to providing our customers with the highest quality termite control services in Cleveland. We are a locally owned and operated company, and we treat every customer like a member of our own family. Our team of experienced technicians is fully licensed and insured, and we are always up to date on the latest termite control techniques and technologies. We are so confident in the quality of our work that we offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If you are not completely satisfied with our termite control services, we will return to your home and re-treat at no additional cost to you.

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