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About TerminixTerminix is the world's largest pest control provider. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., Terminix services approximately 3 million residential and commercial customers in 47 states and 14 countries. Terminix provides pest control services and protection against termites, rodents and other pests threatening human health and/or safety. Terminix is a subsidiary of The ServiceMaster Company, one of the world's largest residential and commercial service networks.
- Terminix holds the first patent for termiticide, awarded in 1932 when senior chemist Frank H. Lyons created a unique insecticide.
- Terminix was the first termite control company to franchise. The termite franchises were first marketed under the name Bruce-Terminix.
- Terminix was the first company to provide a termite protection guarantee or contract in 1955.
- Terminix began offering treatment for general residential and commercial pest control services in 1958.