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Termite Infestations and Feeding

Subterranean termites invade homes from the soil around and beneath the structure. Infestations occur when subterranean termite workers locate structural wood in contact with soil or when termites build shelter tubes from the soil across foundation walls and into structural wood. Subterranean... more
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Home Termite Damage

Termites can create significant damage to a home. They can chew through a foundation causing a collapse, eat through plastic plumbing or damage swimming pool liners. If termites are a common problem in your area, or you have had them before, it is a good idea to have an exterminator inspect your... more
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Bug Tip Tuesday | Signs of Termite Damage

It is not always possible for an untrained individual to see evidence of termites; however, homeowners can sometimes identify a potential termite problem by being vigilant in and around the home. If you see any of the following, it’s time to contact a pest professional who can immediately... more
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Bug Tip Tuesday | Termite Prevention Tips

Regardless of the species, termites are destructive and can cost you lots of money in unexpected home repairs if left to their own devices. Here are a few tips to prevent termites from wreaking havoc on your home: Seal cracks and holes on the outside of the home including entry points for... more
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Termites have been around for quite some time

Termites have been around for over 120 million years. They are social insects and live in colonies which are usually located in the ground or in wood. Most termites feed on cellulose from wood and wood by-products such as paper. They are worldwide in distribution, with about 3,000 described... more
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Termite Control and Prevention

Not all exterminators are qualified to install and service the Sentricon® System. A1 Exterminators has been certified as an authorized operator of the Sentricon® Termite Colony Elimination System since 1996. As an authorized operator, A1 Exterminators has extensive training and state-of the-art... more
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Termites Want to Eat Your House

Termites. Simply mentioning the word makes people cringe. Termites live in nearly every state in the union, they are very difficult to spot, and they want to eat your house. So what is a homeowner to do? Once you know a little bit about termites, you can take some common sense steps to lower the... more
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Termites During the Fall Season

Times that termites swarm vary based on favorable weather conditions, which means that not all termite swarm at the same time. In the eastern United States, the major species typically swarm about a month apart, with Eastern subterranean termites swarm in April, followed by dark Southern... more
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Termite Damage Costs More Than Flood, Fire & Storms

Each year, termites damage costs more damage than fire, floods and storms combined.  It is estimated that termites cause more than $5 Billion each year.  That is more than 600,000 homes being damaged by termites.  Preventing termites from coming into your home is key.  Termite damage could be... more
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