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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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How to check for termites before purchasing used furniture?

Yay! Shopping Time. We all love shopping, especially purchasing furniture from antique shops or thrift stores. However, don’t fall for the discounted price because second-hand furniture can also be home to termites, which can cause expensive destruction. Yes! Termites...

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Chew on This: Termite Q & A

There are two types of homes in Massachusetts: those that have termites and those that will have them. Your home is your biggest single investment, so protecting it should be a top priority. Termites cost Boston homeowners hundreds of millions of dollars each year....

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Termites – Identification and Control

If you are worried that termites will damage your home, you aren't alone. Termites are known to destroy millions of structures and property. Besides, it takes a significant amount to treat them. This guide is for you if you are tired of termites’ infestation and the...

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Know Your Termites: Drywood vs. Subterranean

Termites cause more damage than natural disasters. They cost homeowners about $5 billion a year in the United States alone. As with most pests, there is a vast array of termite species – around 2,750 worldwide and more than 45 different species in the U.S.  The two...

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Top Hide & Seek Places for Termites

The sight or even the thought of termites is a nightmare for any homeowner. Also known as silent destroyers, Termites are destructive pests because of their stealth nature. They may be eating away through your home without your knowledge and cause severe damage....

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Prevent Termites from Coming Back

Prevent Termites from Coming Back The termites are among the most troublesome pests. They can seriously jeopardize the structural ability of a property. They can cause damages that are costly to repair. They ought to be eradicated by all means. One of the effective...

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How to Identify and Control Termites In Massachusetts

How to Identify and Control Termites In Massachusetts Is termite infestation traumatizing and worrying you? Then you are not the only one. Termites can cause costly structural damage, and homeowners spend a lot of money to treat them. As a homeowner, this post is for...

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DIY Vs. Professional Termite Treatment

Americans are DIY people. However, some projects are best left to professionals. When you weigh the positives and negatives of DIY termite treatment vs. professional treatment, which one should you go for? It is a simple choice when it comes to other projects like...

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Termites And Non-Chemical Methods

Termites can destroy any wooden structure they come into contact with in a very short period of time. This is why inspecting for termites regularly can save you a lot of money, especially if you catch an infestation early on. Not only that, but if you do spot an...

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How Does Termite Control Work?

Dealing with termites is a top priority for any homeowner. The amount of damage a single colony can cause goes up into the thousands of dollars, and there are plenty of control methods out there that you can use. One of the most popular methods that come under...

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Identifying And Controlling 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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5 Quick Tips to Avoid Termite Infestations!

Firewood & Woodpiles Many homeowners keep firewood stacked against their home or on the stoop for easy access. However, doing so can draw termites toward the home and provide a point of entry. The NPMA recommends keeping firewood and woodpiles at least 20 feet...

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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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Where Do Most Invasive Termites Originate?

Invasive termites exist on all continents except for Antarctica. Although the invasive Formosan subterranean termite species causes serious economic damage in the United States, there are other regions that are even more burdened by invasive termite activity. During...

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How Termites Avoid Predators Using Their Footsteps

Did you know that ants are a major predator of termites? Not only that, but did you know that termites evolved super-sharp hearing and very light footsteps in order to avoid them? As crazy as it may sound, the footsteps of a termite are 100 times quieter than those of...

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How Termite Behavior Could Influence Robot Swarms

A single termite from the Macrotermes genus is not that impressive of a creature. From the looks of it, it is tiny, eyeless and wingless. But gather a few of them together, and they will take pinhead-sized balls of mud and stack them up until they build a very complex...

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Termites Share Water Through Kissing

Termites are well known for being social insects, like bees and ants. This basically means that termites work together in order to survive. For termites, it is the survival of a colony that is important, and not the survival of individual termites. Although termites...

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