Category: Termites

Pesticide Use Around Pets

People often use pesticides in their homes or yards to control a variety of pests such as insects, weeds and rodents. Pet owners may also apply pesticide products directly to their pets to control ticks and/or fleas. Although these pesticides can be beneficial, they have the potential to hurt... more
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Termite Prevention Tips

Schedule a termite inspection. These should be done annually by an expert from pest control services. Treat the soil around your house. Some choose the DIY route, but professionals can typically get this done in less than a day. Once in place, a treatment will last several years. To treat... more
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How To Conduct A Proper Termite Inspection

It is not difficult for a layperson to inspect a home for termites when obvious signs are present. Unfortunately, mud tubes are often absent, making it very difficult to determine whether termites are present. It is even more difficult for a layperson to distinguish between old termite damage... more
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How Do I Know If I Have Termites?

The first step in prevention is to be on the alert for termites. Termites rarely emerge from soil, mud tubes, or food sources through which they are tunneling. Most people are not aware they have termites until they see a swarm or come across damage during construction. Some of the ways to... more
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Termites are wood eaters

Termites are wood eaters and they can cause significant damage to homes and other wooden structures. There are three different types of termites: dry wood, subterranean, and damp wood. Because of their different habitats and behaviors, specific control measures are used for each type of... more
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40 Species of Termites in US

In the United States, we can find around 40 species of termites.  Worldwide, there are at least 2,000 species of termites. Looking at them, they do not seem to amount to much. How can an insect so tiny destroy an entire building, Measuring just about ¼ to ½ inches in length. They have... more
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Drywood Termites

Everybody may have some sort of idea that termites are terrible.  Most people simply know that termites can damage homes, but can be exterminated by getting the services of exterminators.  Not everyone knows, though, that termites can totally demolish homes if left unchecked. In fact,... more
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Termites “The Silent Destroyers”

What makes the termites such difficult pests is that they manage to destroy our homes without us knowing about it.  They just work – or eat – quietly behind the scenes; actually, behind the wood to be more accurate. Termites have this terrible habit of eating just the middle part of the... more
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A message from A1 on COVID-19

As we work together as a community and nation to better understand and mitigate the spread of the novel Coronavirus, we are all being asked to adhere to new guidelines and to do our best to practice social distancing. Please know that as protectors of public health, food and property, we take... more
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We are considered an Essential Service per the government so if you have any rodent, ant, termite or other pest issues, we can come to you and exterminate them! We have protocols set in place, if anyone is sick or feeling ill we cannot treat their residence or business. If there are no medical... more
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