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Differences Between Drywood And Subterranean Termites

There are about 2750 termite species worldwide, but only a few of them are considered pests in the US. The two most common termite pest species in the US are the drywood and subterranean termites. So what is the difference between these two? Drywood termites Drywood...

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Subterranean Termites FAQ

The home is perhaps the biggest financial investment that anyone will make during their lifetime, and as such, it’s important to keep it well protected. From detecting an infestation to getting it under control, our customers have asked us quite a few questions, and...

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How To Budget For Termite Treatments

Termite treatments are a necessary expense from time to time for most homeowners, and in comparison to the damage that an uncontrolled infestation can do, the price is quite accessible. The cost of the treatment will depend on the size of the infestation, the area...

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Does Insurance Cover Termite Damage?

You pay for homeowner’s or renter’s insurance  to guard against any unexpected  and hefty bills. It gives you some peace of mind and helps you sleep at night. But what if while you’re sleeping, a colony of termites are not sleeping and eating away at your humble abode...

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Is Your Office Building Safe from Termites?

Finding termites at your workplace is something that you might imagine very little or imagine not at all. Because usually, offices are built around an area with high-traffic and a parking lot that does not have much vegetation or grass around it. But you must not be...

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Subterranean Termite Populations

Subterranean termite infestations can be very damaging to the home. The termites will build tunnels from the ground to the wooden structures of the building, and they will begin to consume the wood. As the colony feeds, it grows, and as it grows, it does more damage,...

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How Subterranean Termites Farm Beneficial Bacteria

Subterranean termites do not have the best built-in immune system, so they have to make their own antibiotics. How, you ask? By recycling their own fecal matter. And the antibiotics generated in this way make termites immune to natural pest control methods. However,...

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Termite Warranty or Not To Warranty?

Termites are found in more than 5 million homes on average each year in the United States, and it is estimated that termite damage costs U.S. homeowners $5 billion each year. Since insurance doesn’t cover termite damage, you, the homeowner, are on the hook for the...

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Termite Trivia: Seven Truths to Amaze Your Friends

Termites.  Here’s what we know about them: they are destructive, damaging, drywood, dampwood & subterranean decomposers. But what don’t you know about them? Don’t rush to Google it! Here are some interesting fun facts to memorize and recite at your next gathering....

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Buying or Selling a Home with Termites

You did it. You found your dream home! It’s got a great layout, great backyard and, oh yeah, it’s got termites. Deal breaker? Not necessarily. Weigh the options. One major factor that can help you determine whether to move forward with the purchase is exactly where...

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Termite Anatomy

Your home is like a castle but sadly not made out of stones. If you can see the current trends, homeowners prefer wood and wooden furniture. Wood can last for centuries but susceptible to damage from moisture and wood-destroying pests. We are talking about tiny wood...

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Termite Gut Microbes Acting As A Biofuel?

Wheat straw is a material that can be used in the production of biofuels and certain commodity chemicals. However, in order to become biofuel, the polymers contained within the wheat have to be brown down. In the search for methods to break down these polymers,...

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How Treated Wood Protects Against Termites

One of the first big brands of pressure treated wood was introduced in the early 1970s, and it was marketed towards DIY enthusiasts who wanted to build their own decks. As it turns out, both DIY-ers and contractors were interested in the product, and it found a huge...

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Termites And Siding Damage

Termites are known for their voraciousness and the huge amount of damage they can do to a building. This damage can be even worse however, if you have wooden siding. Termites target wood in particular, because it is their main food source, but wood siding may also be...

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Identifying Termites

Are you worried about termite damage? Well, you have good reason. Termites are responsible for billions of dollars in property damage every year, and homeowners spend around two billion dollars each year in order to control termite populations. In this article, we’re...

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