Category: Wood Boring Organisms

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5 Common Termite Myths: Debunked
If you ask someone what they know about termites, they will likely mention dilapidated homes, warm climates, and visible wood damage. It isn’t surprising as these and other characteristics are commonly associated with these destructive pests. But are these beliefs …
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What To Do If You Find Termites in Your Yard?
By now it should be clear that finding signs of a termite infestation inside the home should result in calling your local pest management professional. Being silent destroyers paired with their ability to chew through structures, it is no wonder …
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How Do Termites Enter Homes?
As the spring temperatures slowly rise into the summer heat, it’s important to remember that these are ideal conditions for termite to swarm. Remaining nearly incognito as they feed on cellulose-based materials in the home, termites are some of the …
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What Are The Most Popular Termite Treatment Methods
Although it still feels like winter in many corners of the U.S., it is essential to remember that termite season is almost perpetual. While termites may be active all year round (state depending), they are most visible during swarming season …
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What are the differences between termite damage vs. wood rot?
When it comes to the wood found in and around the home, it is imperative to understand the different elements that can cause considerable damage. Rather than playing detective, it is helpful to know how to look at signs and …
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How to protect your home from termites this spring
As we slowly settle into spring with a gentle rise in temperatures and the additional hours of sunlight, the need to spring clean has us dusting off and clearing out all the nooks and crannies of our homes, and rightfully …
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Frequently Asked Questions about Termites
As Termite Awareness Week has just ended and with swarming season on the horizon, all this chatter about termites may have you wanting to know more about these troublesome critters and how they destroy your home. Like anything else, it’s …
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DIFFERENCES BETWEEN CARPENTER ANTS & TERMITES
Knowing how to differentiate between a carpenter ant and a termite will help you distinguish the damages they can both cause and could even help you prevent them from damaging a home. PHYSICAL DIFFERENCES BETWEEN CARPENTER ANTS & TERMITES A …
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CARPENTER ANTS: IDENTIFY THEM TO GET RID OF THEM
Carpenter ants are found in different regions of the world, including both North America and Europe. A lot of people mistake termites for carpenter ants and vice versa even though they possess different physical characteristics and behaviors. Identification of a …
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WHAT ARE THE SIGNS OF TERMITE INFESTATION?
If you live in a city where termites are most common, there are some signs that can help you detect if termites are infesting your home. Termites can cause disastrous damages if they are not detected in time. TOP SIGNS …