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This company states it offers termite and pest control services for residences and commercial enterprises. The company also offers franchise opportunities. The company has over 421 locations nationally, which may be either independently owned or company-owned.
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Business ManagementMs. Dianne Deming, Admin. Assistant to President Ms. Katrina Helmkamp, President Mr. Marcus Scott
Pest Control Services Termite Control Contractor - Insulation
Alternate Business NamesTerminix International Company Terminix Pest Control
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