Category Archives: Termite Control

They Will Eat You out of House and Home – Literally!

Termites would be a natural on Facebook, seeing how they are very social insects.  They are not loners and where you find one, you will often find a large colony.  These creatures are comfortable in areas such as dead wood and … Continue reading

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Come out, Come out, Wherever You are!

As kids, we used to play hide and seek and when you wanted everyone who was still hiding to come out, you yelled, “Come out, come out, wherever you are”!  How do you know if your home has been invaded by … Continue reading

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A Mud Fortress

Kids love to build things when they play in the mud, so why shouldn’t termites?  Termites have a good reason to construct mud tubes, though.  These tunnels are there for their protection.  They protect termites from low humidity, extreme temperatures … Continue reading

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How to Put Your Termites on a Diet

 The motivation for termites is their stomach.  They are hungry for cellulose and will seek food from many sources.  They are sneaky eaters.  Termites create galleries, or tunnels, that go with the grain of the wood as they feed.  The … Continue reading

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Got Termites? Now What?

You and/or your inspector have established the fact that you have an infestation of termites.  Now what?  Before you can make a final decision about treating the problem, there are a few things that you must take into consideration, while … Continue reading

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Why Can’t I do it Myself?

“Why do I need a professional to come to my house and spray for termites?  I can do it myself, right?”  Many home improvement centers have a section for termite control and for self-install baiting systems around the home, but … Continue reading

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