Extreme Makeover: Home Edition family


HomeTeam Pest Defense® Donates Taexx™ Built-in Pest Control System to Extreme Makeover: Home Edition family

Dallas, TX – Jan. 9, 2007 – HomeTeam Pest Defense® and its employees are rolling up their sleeves and doing their part to help an Extreme Makeover: Home Edition family rebuild their home and find new hope. HomeTeam Pest Defense is contributing a termite pretreatment and its patented Taexx built-in pest control system to a newly-built home in an upcoming episode, which is scheduled to air on Sunday, January 21 on ABC-TV at 8/7c (see local listings for exact times).

In addition, the company is donating two years of pest control service and four years of termite protection to the family.

“We’re excited and pleased to install our Taexx system in this new home and help give a deserving family a fresh new start,” says Bob Wanzer, HomeTeam Pest Defense president and COO. “Our company was built around offering products and services that make life better for others, so this is a perfect cause for us.”

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition is an Emmy-award winning reality television series that began broadcasting on Nov. 3, 2003, as a special and as a regular television series on Feb. 15, 2004. In each episode, a family’s house, including all rooms, exterior and landscaping, is made over by a team of builders and designers in seven days while the family takes a vacation. The show is one of ABC-TV’s top-rated series.

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HomeTeam Pest Defense, a nationally recognized leader in the pest control management industry, is currently the nation’s largest pest control company working with home builders and is the third largest residential pest control company. The company offers pest control and termite control services through traditional methods and advanced products, such as its patented Taexx built-in pest control system and a termite baiting system. The company has over 50 branch locations mostly in the Southern portion of the country and operates as Wilson Pest Defense in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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