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Termite Inspections For Boats

Professional Termite Inspections For Boats, Yachts & Watercraft

While it might seem like a no-brainer to have your home regularly inspected for wood-destroying termites, you might overlook termite inspections for boats. Termite control and prevention services are just as essential for your watercraft as they are for your home or business! Wood-boring insects can infest watercraft and create extensive damage.

If you suspect that your watercraft might have termites, reach out to us at A-1 Bonded Termite to get a termite inspection for boats, yachts, or other watercraft.

We are approved to do boat fumigation and pest control work in the following harbors:

Alamitos Bay
Long Beach, CA

Anchorage 47
Basin G, Marina Del Rey, CA

Balboa Marina
Newport Beach, CA

The Boat Yard
Basin H, Marina Del Rey, CA 

Cabrillo Marina
San Pedro, CA

California Yacht Club
Basin F, Marina Del Rey, CA

California Yacht Marina
Wilmington, CA

Catalina Yacht Anchorage
Basin F, Marina Del Rey, CA

Cerritos Bahia Marina
Long Beach, CA

Dana Point Marina
Dana Point, CA

Del Ray Fuels
Basin A, Marina Del Rey, CA

Del Ray Yacht Club
Basin D/E, Marina Del Rey, CA

Dolphin, Panay Way & Holiday Marina
Basin C/D, Marina Del Rey, CA

Esprit Apartments & Anchorage
Basin B/C, Marina Del Rey, CA

The Harbor at Marina Bay
Basin B, Marina Del Rey, CA

Holiday Harbor
Wilmington, CA

Huntington Harbor Marina
Huntington Beach, CA

King Harbor Marina
Redondo Beach, CA

Long Beach Shoreline Marina
Long Beach, CA

The Marina at Marina City Club
Basin E, Marina Del Rey, CA 

Marina Del Rey Marina
Basin E, Marina Del Rey, CA

Marina Del Rey Marina
Basin F/G, Marina Del Rey, CA

Marina Harbor Apartments & Anchorage
Basin A, Marina Del Rey, CA

Mariners Bay Apartments & Anchorage
Basin D/E, Marina Del Rey, CA

Neptune Apartments & Marina
Basin B, Marina Del Rey, CA

Peter’s Landing
Huntington Beach, CA

Pier 44 Marina
Basin G, Marina Del Rey, CA

Rainbow Harbor/Marina
Long Beach, CA

Villa del Mar Marina Apartments and Marina
Basin C, Marina Del Rey, CA

Waves MDR Apartments & Docks
Basin A/B, Marina Del Rey, CA

Don’t see your preferred marina listed? Contact us at (714) 502-9230 and let us know! We will do our best to apply for vendor permissions to your harbor.

Boat Inspections For Termites & Wood-Destroying Insects

Termite maintenance is necessary to maintain the structural integrity of your boat. If left untreated, termite infestations can cause widespread damage to boats and other watercraft.

Boats serve as an excellent food source for termites, offering plenty of wood to feed on and the moist conditions that create a perfect environment for termites to thrive. Our highly trained inspectors will perform a termite inspection of your boat the same way they would inspect a home. During this evaluation, the inspector will identify any evidence of termites to better prepare for your fumigation service.

Don’t take an unnecessary risk! Retain the value and structural integrity of your watercraft by scheduling a termite inspection for your vessel today with A-1 Bonded Termite.

How To Spot The Signs Of Termites On Your Boat

If you suspect that termites are aboard your boat, drywood termites could be the culprit. Since wood comprises many different boat components, your marine vessel can become a prime target for a termite colony. Even a fiberglass boat can be susceptible to a termite infestation, depending on the construction. So, how can you spot termites on your boat?

Termites can be very sneaky creatures. Since termites create tunnels within wood, they’re not often visible on the surface. As a result, a colony of termites can cause damage for years before they are ever detected. However, termites do offer a few warning signs that they are around. Here are a few common signals of termites:

Termite Frass

First, you might notice a pile of pellets that looks similar to wood shavings or sawdust. These piles are termite frass or termite fecal matter. Termites don’t like to clutter their tunnels with frass, so they create a “kick-out” hole for their droppings. You might also notice small holes within walls or structures near the frass piles, which indicate where the termites are tunneling.

Discarded Wings

Another visible indicator of termites is their discarded wings. When termites reach their reproductive stage, they begin to swarm, mate, and create new colonies. Once they find the right place to build their new nest, they discard their wings. Discarded termite wings resemble fish scales, and you can usually spot them near common entry points such as doorways or window sills.

If you’re wondering how termites can gain access to your boat, they might have flown from a nearby ship or dock during this reproductive stage.

Visible Damage

After a colony has progressed, you might begin to notice more visible signs of termite damage. For example, damaged wood that starts to crumble, buckling floorboards, stuck doors, warped or blistering wood, and peeling paint are all signs that point to a termite infestation. However, you might also mistake these signals with weathering or aging over time.

Don’t ignore the signs of termites! Instead, call A-1 Bonded Termite today at (714) 502-9230 for a termite inspection for your boat.

Termite Fumigation Services For Boats & Yachts

No matter the extent of the infestation, our professionals recommend boat or yacht fumigation as the most effective way to get rid of termites. If your boat needs a fumigation service, we will review the process with you in detail and provide you with all of the appropriate literature and videos to prepare you. In addition, our boat and yacht fumigation page offers more information about the process, and our experts are happy to assist with any questions!

Don’t Let Termites Damage Your Boat!

If you think that your boat, yacht, or watercraft has a termite problem, don’t wait and schedule an inspection with A-1 Bonded Termite today! Termites work around the clock destroying wood, so quick action is the best way to prevent additional, potentially costly, damage.

A-1 Bonded Termite, Inc. is a leader in quality pest and termite control, and our team provides the most effective termite and pest solutions while also providing excellent customer service. Our highly trained professionals will inspect your watercraft and recommend the most effective and cost-efficient solution. Get in touch with us to schedule a termite inspection for your watercraft today!

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