Tag Archives: Drywood termites

Nisus Technical Bulletin for Drywood Termites

Drywood termites live in wood, which has a relatively low moisture content. They require no contact with the ground or other moisture source. Drywood termites are usually found in the humid coastal and sub-tropical regions of the United States, but there are several species found in the desert southwest, and they doappear to be spreading. […]

Identifying Signs of a Termite Infestation

Termites are beyond a nuisance to homeowners all over the United States.  Termites are responsible for millions of dollars of damage to the American homeowner yearly.  In our present economic condition, American homeowners cannot afford to ignore the threat that termites pose to their home investment. LSUagcenter.com reports, “Su (1994) estimated the annual cost of […]

Bora-Care When Do you Use It?

When do you use Bora-Care?   New Construction Homeowners should request Bora-Care for the termite pretreatment of their new homes. Bora-Care replaces old-style soil termiticides which are pumped into the ground under and around the house. Liquid termiticides can break down in just a few years (Mulrooney et al, 2006). Bora-Care eliminates treated wood as […]