If you are like most people, termites are among your biggest home-related fears. These small pests can create huge problems in and around your home. Termites feed on wood or plant-based products—which can include structural beams, decking, shelving and even paper products like books. Since termites have strong chewing abilities and feed pretty much nonstop, […]
Although termites are active all year round there is a “season” in which they are more prominent and beginning swarming. Swarming is the act of leaving their nests to find new nesting areas. It is very noticeable when a swarm begins because you can start seeing termite tubes or trails on surfaces in or around […]
As a home owner, there is nothing worse than discovering you have termites. It’s something that causes a great deal of stress and can cost you a lot of money. What many people don’t know is that treating termites today is much easier than it was years ago. Once you spot termites you can either call an exterminator or you can purchase Termidor; a professional grade insecticide that contains Fipronil.
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UC DAVIS Article about Drywood Termites.
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 […]
Bigheaded Ants The workers of the Big Headed Ant is dimorphic, meaning there are 2 different sizes of workers and they can range from 1.5 to 4.5 mm. The major workers have an unusually large heart-shaped head. The body color ranges from dark brown to shades of red to light yellow. The workers are easy to […]
getting rid of argentinean ants for good. Comments: Hello, I live in a single detached family house in the Santee area (92071) near San Diego, and for years have had infestations of what look like Argentinean ants, both, outside and inside the house. Winter comes and they seem to be all over inside the house. […]
Unparalleled Termite Control. Termidor® termiticide/insecticide is 100% effective at controlling 100% of termites in three months or less – a statement no other termite control product can make. That’s why since its introduction in 2000, pest management professionals have made Termidor America’s leading termite control, with over 3 million structures treated. Termidor® is 100% effective […]
Hello, I found an area in my slab, under the bath tube next to the drain that termites were entering the house. It looks like the area was tarred when constructed but the termites manage to bring up a lot of material or droppings. I tore all the sheetrock and studs out that were affected […]