Strand Termite & Pest Control Company was founded in 1968 by Hoover John "Buster" Dowless and Mitchell Dowless. From the start, the Dowless brothers from Brunswick County, North Carolina, believed in quality, personal service, and professionalism. They believed that they could provide value to their customers by following these principles in their pest control work. The brothers set out to establish a thriving, locally owned service company that could exceed customer expectations. They also hoped that their business could become a leader in the local marketplace. Skip ahead four decades. With the help of their highly trained staff of 44 employees and their valued customers, the Dowless brothers have established an impressive reputation in North and South Carolina. Strand Termite & Pest Control is also very active in local civic organizations and truly believes in giving back to the communities.