Infestations & Pests

Horrible Hornets

By | June 26th, 2012|Infestations & Pests, Seasonal Information|

Hornets are among the most troublesome pests that homeowners can encounter. Their stings can be extremely painful—even deadly for those who are allergic to their venom. If you find hornets on your property, take these steps to help get rid of them safely. Eliminate protein sources. Hornets are attracted to protein-rich food sources such as [...]

Pest Prevention Tips

By | June 27th, 2011|Infestations & Pests, Seasonal Information|

Here are a few easy steps you can take right now to stop pests and termites from invading your home: Pest Tips Seal cracks in your home's exterior to help keep pests like ants, spiders and cockroaches from getting inside. Be sure all doors and windows are properly sealed with tight-fitting screens and weather stripping. [...]

Termite Infestation

By | March 9th, 2011|Infestations & Pests|

How Do I Know If My House Is Infested? Large carton nests in trees, attics, wall voids, etc., are obvious signs of an infestation. Sometimes the damage caused by Formosan subterranean termites is not so obvious. Soft spots, damp or moist patches, bulges, and blistered paint or wallpaper in walls, doors, floors, and other areas [...]

Termite Facts & Myths

By | March 9th, 2011|Infestations & Pests|

The Formosan subterranean termite, Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki, is one of the most destructive termite species in the world today. In the United States it causes tremendous property damage resulting in enormous treatment and repair costs. It is sometimes referred to as the "Super Termite" because: It has large colonies. The territory of a single colony [...]