March 14, 2022

Termites can be a real nuisance - probably why they are called pests! Every year, the subterranean species of termites cause damage worth billions of dollars in residential and commercial properties. If you live in and around Knoxville, TN, and have concerns about termites, let us put your mind at ease. Avoiding termite damage and infestation at your home can be achieved by following basic preventative measures. However, we can provide safe and effective termite treatment in Knoxville if you already see some warning signs of termite infestation at home.

We are often asked, "can I perform effective termite treatment in Knoxville on my own?" We don't recommend DIY treatments because most of the time they are not effective! While you can take preventative measures to keep the termites out - if there is already a termite infestation, it needs to be addressed by a professional residential pest control East Tennessee company like Otis Pest Control in order to be most effective.

Colonies of termites may be hidden anywhere in your property and most often in places where you do not have visible access. Effective termite treatment in Knoxville requires the knowledge, skilled expertise, and experience that only a qualified residential pest control in East Tennessee company can provide. Hiring a professional company like Otis Pest Control can identify termite infestations throughout your property and eliminate them safely and effectively.

Approved Pest Control Products and Termiticides

As a fully licensed and insured pest control provider, we have a wide range of pest control products at our disposal. Everything that we use is approved by the EPA and the State and is safe for use around your home. For termites, we commonly use a liquid termiticide and bait stations that utilize molting technology to stop termites from shedding, resulting in their death. Our technicians here at Otis Pest Control are highly trained to offer termite treatment in Knoxville that is safe and effective. We also provide annual inspections to keep on top of your pest control needs before an infestation has the chance to take hold!

Don't Waste Money on DIY

There seems to be a common misconception that hiring a professional for residential pest control in East Tennessee is expensive. That often leads to homeowners following a DIY approach for termite treatment to save money. However, it can often be a false economy. At Otis Pest Control, we aim to make our services as affordable as possible. We will also help you to take steps to prevent pests from entering your home in the first place and offer annual inspections to stay on top of potential problems. Our technicians are highly trained and use the most appropriate pest control products for the job at hand. They know where to treat and what to look for.

In most cases, a single treatment is sufficient to get rid of the pests, with annual follow-ups to keep them going. We highly recommend upgrading to the Advanced Termite Baiting System by BASF for faster termite colony eradication and ongoing protection. We will service it annually to ensure continuous protection. This is far more effective than attempting a DIY termite treatment, where there is a good chance that you will miss areas and that the products available to consumers are not as powerful. You may need multiple applications, which will soon add up to more than the cost of professional pest control treatment.

Call Otis Pest Control today for termite treatment in Knoxville, and we can help eradicate the threat of termite damage in your home. Don't forget to ask about our $1,000,000 termite damage repair guarantee!


Otis Termite & Pest Control is a full-service pest control company with a focus on outstanding service. We have been serving the East Tennessee area for over 56 years and our reputation is built on prompt and effective service. We’re good at what we do and we’re fast. We do the job right the first time – and that’s an actual guarantee! 

Call 865.690.1662 or visit www.otispestcontrol.net.



Emily Moeck

"I unknowingly moved into a home that had a HUGE bed bug infestation..."Don't you worry, we are on top of this until they are gone, I promise!"... Jack was knowledgeable and honest in his assessment of my house/treatment methods. Thank you, Jack and Rocky and the whole Otis team! My home is home again!"


Joshua Weaver

"Prompt responses and appointment times. Very friendly and knowledgeable. Straight forward service without any "pushing" for extras."


Charlotte Bishop

"These guys were super helpful and kind. Jack thoroughly explained every procedure and made what could have been a horrible situation much more bearable. I definitely recommend them!"


Tamie Ridenour

"Excellent service and staff!! They were at my house the same day I called, for New construction pre-treatment!"


Cathy Amos

"Highly recommend! Jack and Rocky are great! You've got a business and highest recommendation! Great people to work with!"

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