Ledford’s Termite & Pest Control Review

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Company Review

Ledford’s Termite & Pest Control handles the termite and pest control needs of Charleston, Columbia, and Florence in South Carolina. It has been in business since 1975, with its headquarters located at 1010 Savannah Highway, Charleston, South Carolina 29407.

Ledford’s Termite & Pest Control leverages its 40+ years of experience in pest control to serve both residential and commercial clients. While it specializes in Charleston termite control, it also covers common household pests, such as cockroaches, mosquitoes, spiders, ticks, mites, fleas, rodents, wasps, termites, and ants.

It understands the frustrations associated with pest infestations, and thus, works diligently to eliminate those frustrations. It has, in particular, helped many home builders’ save face with its pre-construction termite treatment as a termite infestation can damage a builder’s reputation beyond repair.

The experts at Ledford’s Termite & Pest Control use Bora-Care (Lumber) and Termidor HE (Soil applied Termicide) products in its treatments, guaranteeing permanent results. Its pest repellent sprays have also received praise from satisfied customers. Several clients, however, complain of lack of effectiveness of the repellents used. These customers claim to have called back for continued service of live roaches.

Besides treatments, it conducts annual inspections and notifies its clients of any conducive conditions in their residential or commercial units for termites and pest infestations. Ledford’s Termite & Pest Control can advise on insulation installations, EIFS (foam) Stucco sidings, and subfloor materials with respect to water intrusion.

Also, it provides wood infestation reports, ventilation work, vapor barriers, and Formosan termite coverage (whose activity has surged in the Lowcountry over the last 30 years). As far as ratings go, it has 4.7 stars on Google, 3.5 stars on Yelp, and an A+ rating with the BBB.

Most of its online reviews are from happy customers, impressed with the skilled technicians, timely services, thorough inspections, and friendly customer care services. Several reviewers noted that Ledford’s Termite & Pest Control is exceptionally thorough in its scheduling, documentation, and extermination processes. That could explain its large, loyal customer base.

Its pricing depends on the client’s needs. For instance, pest extermination cost depends on the type of pest, pest infestation size, and size of the infected area. Thus, the price can vary from $100 to $2,500+.

The cost of termite treatment depends on the infestation, property size, and construction type. Based on customer reviews, monolithic slab buildings are the least expensive, crawl spaces are in the middle of the cost range, and slabs poured into the block foundation are the most costly.

Ledford’s Termite & Pest Control offers a termite bond/warranty that includes booster treatments and an annual inspection if need be without additional charges.

Nonetheless, several reviews note that its pricing is too high for services rendered. Some customers have complained about delayed bond refunds once their contract has ended. Others have reported alleged cunning moves by its staff to alter contract terms.

Despite the hiccups, Ledford’s Termite & Pest Control remains committed to providing the best pest control services that you expect and deserve. It does not stop at spraying every room in your house; instead, they treat the outside perimeter and your vehicles as well.

To ensure that your pets, kids, and homes are protected, Ledford’s Termite & Pest Control provides annual training to its technicians on safety, state-mandated regulations, treatment products, and proper application techniques. It is also committed to saving honey bees. It is known to recommend beekeepers when honey bees are suspected to be on the client’s premises.

To that end, it’s clear that Ledford’s Termite & Pest Control will work with you on whatever issues that bug you, so it is an excellent option in you are within its service area.

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Company Pros
  • Loyal customer base
  • Skilled technicians who go above and beyond
  • Timely response and speedy services
Company Cons
  • Relatively high cost
  • Ineffective repellents for a one-time treatment
  • Dishonesty complaints

Reviewed By:
Ed Spicer
Ed has been working in the pest control industry for years helping 1,000's of homeowners navigate the world of insect and rodent management. He manages Pest Strategies now helping homeowners around the world!
Overall Rating (4)
Company Information
Pests Covered
  • Termites
  • Ants
  • Fleas
  • Cockroaches
  • Spiders
Company Details

Date founded: 1975

Address: 1010 Savannah Highway, Charleston, South Carolina 29407

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