Protect Your Home From Bed Bugs

Bed Bugs Bed bugs are back! They were a widespread problem back in the 1920s and 1930s but the use of DDT is believed to have eradicated them from the U.S. at that time. However, more frequent [...]

Spring: The Season of Termites

Termites tend to swarm during mid to late March and in some years, even in early April. It is easy to put termites out of your mind as a homeowner, especially when the weather is still somewhat [...]

Soldier Termites Attack

Along with causing devastation to homes and protecting the queen of the their colony, termites are actually very social insects. Termites live in colonies that are made up of several different [...]

Mosquitoes: 3 Things You Should Know

It’s that time of year again – mosquitoes are coming out of their winter hiding places and into your environment. These very annoying insects, also known as Culicidae, can ruin your spring [...]

Long Live the Termite Queen?

At the heart of every termite colony is something that is integral to the colony. We are speaking of the termite queen. All termite colonies run using a caste system and at the top of the system [...]

HOW DO TERMITES GET IN TO MY HOME?

Subterranean termites search for food and moisture and will squeeze through cracks as narrow as 1/32 of an inch to get to it! They can make their way through expansion joints, foundation cracks, [...]

WHAT CAN I DO TO PREVENT TERMITES?

Avoid moisture accumulation near the foundation. Divert water away with properly functioning downspouts, gutters, and splash blocks. Ground near the foundation needs to be sloped or graded in [...]