Winston Salem Pest & Termite Control, New Home & Exterminator Services

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Winston-Salem, NC

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We handle ants, roaches, silverfish, earwigs, fire ants, rodents, spiders, termites and other unwanted "guests". Expect top-caliber service from professionals who truly care.

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  1. We inspect your home's exterior to identify potential pest problems.
  2. We remove cobwebs and wasps nests within reach.
  3. We inject the Taexx® built-in pest control system (if installed in your home) or provide conventional pest control applications.
  4. We treat entry points such as doors and windows.
  5. We apply pest control materials around the perimeter of your home.
  6. We provide a detailed service report and preventive tips to keep your home pest-free between scheduled treatments.

Taexx built-in pest control system

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We designed Taexx, the original TUBES IN THE WALL® system, to create a virtual barrier that keeps pests on the outside of your home, and your family securely nestled within. Taexx is a network of tiny tubes that run throughout designated walls of your home. This network strikes unwanted guests where they're the most vulnerable.

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Servicing Locations in and around:

Winston-Salem, Clemmons, King, Pfafftown, Kernersville, Bermuda Run, Lewisville, Stanleyville, Rural Hall, Bethania.

Servicing Locations in and around Greensboro:

Greensboro, High Point, Burlington, Asheboro, Graham, Thomasville, Siler City, Randleman, Elon, Mebane, Brown Summit, Gibsonville, Archdale, Oakridge, Summerfield, Pleasant Gardena.

Earwigs, house spiders, ants, cockroaches, silverfish, fire brats and paperwasps can ruin your day if found in your Winston-Salem, North Carolina home. Pest control is vital when protecting your home and yard. Pest control Winston-Salem services from HomeTeam Pest Defense will keep your family and pets protected from unwanted pests.

You will notice the quality pest control treatment you receive from our North Carolina based HomeTeam Pest Defense technicians. Our unique 6-Point Advantage Service is performed by our trained professionals each and every pest control service. We ensure the upmost satisfaction to our Winston-Salem customers.

Pest Q&A with Your Local Branch Manager

How does the weather in North Carolina impact pest activity?
  • Spring: We receive lots of calls about carpenter bees.
  • Summer: Ants are prevalent nearly every day in kitchens and bathrooms, and there is a great deal of hornet activity. Over the summer, we also get a lot of questions about cicada killers, clover mites, and other miscellaneous pests.
  • Fall: Yellow jackets, roaches, and spiders are usually huge concerns this time of year. We also get lots of calls on stink bugs and ladybugs.

The past couple of winters were unseasonably cold with more snow than on average, which dramatically impacted what customers would ordinarily experience during mild winters. In this area, it seems the biggest obstacle is reinforcing why it’s important to winterize the home. Roaches, rats, mice and bed bugs seem to be more active, based on reports of pests in the area, during the fall and winter months. Ants continue to be reported after periods of rain. Ladybugs and cluster flies try to survive the cold in heated areas (building/homes), and we seem to get more calls for help with those insects during the fall and winter.

What are some of the most common pests encountered in homes in Winston-Salem, NC?

Ants, fleas, cockroaches, and black widow spiders.

What is the most unusual pest encountered in North Carolina?

Bed bugs are an unexpected pest, because they were nearly eradicated at one time and have made a comeback in urban areas.

Any tips for homeowners near Winston-Salem, NC?

Tips for homeowners in the area: Be careful! Do your homework, but consult a pest control pro when dealing with an infestation. Be proactive, and learn what the pest pressures are in your area to prevent infestation before it happens.

The best time of the year to begin a preventative pest control program for your home is during the fall and winter months so that we can treat problematic areas and help eliminate avenues into your home. Insects do not vanish over the winter and show back up the first day of spring. Many have already made their way inside and can cause bigger problems for you with nothing in place to safeguard your home. Insects seek shelter, food, and water all can be found in the comfort of your home. Prepping your house now will also put you in a better position to tackle those insects in the spring, and you will be saving yourself time and extra out of pocket expenses by partnering with HomeTeam Pest Defense today.

Termites in North Carolina:

In regards to eastern subterranean termites in our area, we know that termites continue to forage during colder months maybe not at the rate they would during the spring and summer, but we know they continuously forage. Establishing termite protection during the fall and winter can provide your home protection now so that when termite swarming season begins in February, you will have better peace of mind knowing you will be protected in the event they visit your home. On average, there are 13-14 colonies per acre, which means a typical home may have 3 to 4 colonies situated under or around it. And because there can be as many as 1 million termites in a colony, the threat of an infestation is very real.



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Ants are the most common pest problem in America, with more than 80% of homeowners experiencing ant problems.

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Fire Ants

Fire ants are small, yellowish-red to black in color, aggressive, vicious and known for their painful burning sting.

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Spiders have eight legs, round bodies and range from very small sizes to several inches in length. Their bodies do not have segments, and their heads are fused to their abdomens.

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When termites from a colony settle into your home, the structure becomes infested. Termites have straight bead-like antennae.

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All rodents are excellent climbers and only need a very small external opening to get inside homes and other buildings.

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Easy to identify by their wormlike bodies, slender antennae and pairs of legs on most of their body segments.


Earwigs have a low tolerance for heat, becoming active at night and spending the day in hiding.

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Most paper wasps measure about 2 cm (¾ in) long and are black, brown, or reddish in color with yellow markings.

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Although they are perceived as dangerous, the Arizona Bark Scorpion is the only species with venom that is deadly enough to kill a human.

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Fleas are small, reddish-brown, wingless insects that feed on the blood of humans and animals.

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