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North Carolina's Super Termite

Though it’s not native to North Carolina or even to the U.S., our state is now home to a termite so destructive and problematic, it’s been dubbed the “super termite.” The Formosan subterranean termite (FST), formally Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki, is thought to have been brought to our part of the U.S. from... read more

Businesses Need Pest Control Too

Most home owners know the importance of pest control. Whether you’ve had to address termite damage, been surprised by a cockroach invasion, or have learned from experience that it’s best to treat regularly before bugs get in, you probably know the benefits and reasons for quality, professional pest control and... read more

Spring is the Time for Termite Control

There’s no nice way to say it: termites are a big, big problem. These hungry bugs cause American homeowners and businesses several billion dollars’ worth of damages each year. And they don’t just do damage in warm months—termites are a problem all year. ... read more

Can I get rid of termites myself?

As we start termite swarming season, many people are seeing termites in or around their home. This often leads to the questions: Can I get rid of termites on my own? Do I have to hire an exterminator to get rid of... read more

Prepare for Termite Swarming Season

Termites swarm when they leave their underground colonies to search for a new home. A swarm looks like thousands of tiny, winged bugs coming up out of the ground. read more

Is It an Ant or a Termite?

In the early spring, when the weather turns warm and rainy, termites emerge from their nests in a process called swarming. Though they’ll later shed their wings, at the time of swarming, they each have a set of wings. This means that, for a short time – and during the time you’ll most likely notice them entering your house – termites look a lot like flying ants. read more

Termites are a homeowner’s worst enemy. They make their homes in anything made of wood and leave destruction in their paths. Within a termite colony you’ll find a variety of different social classes, each handling a different function within the... read more

Sentricon Always Active - FAQ's

Kill the queen!! That is the end game goal of Sentricon® Always Active… Because without her, the colony will not survive.See one of our lead installers Jordan Hawkins share more in our video gallery or on our YouTube Channel. read more

Spring is a lovely time of year. As you step outside for a breath of spring air and inspect the house and the yard, take note of signs of pests—the furiously scratching dog, the ants marching along the wall, the fresh wasp nest in the corner of a window frame, or the noticeable termite damage on the porch. You aren't... read more

Termites Could be Active This Spring

Termites Could be Active This Spring ... read more

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Sharon P, Waterproofing & Repair

We had extensive water intrusion that our inspector did not see. Thompson Brothers had to engage in grading, extensive digging, reinstallation of French drains, and install a new drainage field. The work was excellent. All personnel is polite, on time, and very professional. Highly recommend.

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Jordan H, Pest Control

Thompson Brothers does an excellent job spraying my home throughout each season to keep unwanted pests out. They are locally owned and customer service is a top priority.

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