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While termites may look harmless, these tiny pests can cause major damage to your home in a short period of time. Termites are known as “silent destroyers” because of their ability to chew through wood, flooring and other parts of your home completely undetected for long periods of time. There are about 2000 species of......
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Termites are one of the most expensive pests to control once an infestation is established. An average of 600,000 homes in the US are damaged by termites each year. Termites cause so much destruction because they can go for years chewing their way through homes without being detected. Identifying signs of termites in your home......
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Although quite similar in appearance and often confused for each other, termites and flying ants are actually quite different. The difference between the two determines the appropriate course of treatment for these pests. Can you spot the difference between these two? Wings Both termites and flying ants have 4 wings. Termite wings are uniform in......
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A termite infestation compromises the structural integrity of your home. These voracious pests often go undetected for long periods of time which can lead to thousands of dollars in repair and treatment costs for homeowners. Identifying termites early can help stop this damage before it gets too far out of control. One way to do......
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Termites are one of the most costly and destructive pests that homeowners can face. Termite infestations can compromise the structural integrity of a home while also causing thousands of dollars in damage, all while going completely undetected. In fact, an established termite colony can eat up to a pound of wood per day. According to......
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Termites are one of the most costly pests to homeowners. Termite damage can compromise both the structure and the safety of the buildings they infest. While termites feed primarily on wood, they aren’t limited to wooden structures in their quest for food. Termites can invade plaster, metal siding, brick, etc. No homes are safe from......
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Termites – one word that strikes fear into the heart of most property owners in the U.S. Termites cost American property owners $5 billion annually, affecting around 600,000 homes. The average cost to repair termite damage is $3300. Formosan and subterranean termites, which are the most common in the southern United States, account for 90%......
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If you’re like most of us, you’re ready for the dreary cold of winter to be over. Spring can’t come soon enough with its bright sunshine and warm weather. Unfortunately, this change in season also marks the beginning of swarming season for termites. Termites swarm in the early months of spring to reproduce and to......
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