Monthly Archives: December 2013

What Color Are Termites?

By | 2014-10-23T21:31:02+00:00 December 23rd, 2013|Termite Information|

Termites are often referred to as “the hidden pest” – and for good reason. Termites travel to your home through mud tunnels, cracks in the foundation, or via unsealed areas around doors and windows. Once there, they burrow deep into the wood and begin feeding on the structure of your home. It is not uncommon,

How To Prevent Termites

By | 2017-08-16T13:37:56+00:00 December 19th, 2013|Termite Prevention|

How do you get termites? Basically, reproductive termites that have broken off from another colony find your home or yard a suitable location to form a new colony. These termites are called "swarmers," and they shed their wings once they've found a good place to build a nest and reproduce. Thus, if you see piles

Arizona Termites That Do The Most Damage

By | 2014-10-23T21:36:21+00:00 December 17th, 2013|Termite Damage, Termite Information|

All termites are destructive, but certain species can be cause more damage than others. There are many different species of termites indigenous to Arizona, but certain species of Arizona termites inflict the most damage, costing homeowners a lot of money in repair costs each year. Among these particularly destructive species are the Desert Subterranean termite and the

The Termite Life Cycle Castes

By | 2014-10-23T21:39:15+00:00 December 11th, 2013|Termite Information|

Termites are miniscule insects that can cause an enormous amount of damage to a home. A termite colony has a life span of up to fifty years, and can consist of several generations of termites. Termites have three different castes of insects that make up a colony. Each caste of insect has a different life

Termite Inspection Report Explained

By | 2014-10-23T21:37:42+00:00 December 10th, 2013|Termite Inspection|

Termite inspections are a normal part of buying or selling a home. During the inspection process, a professional will examine the home for signs of infestation and damage, and prepare an inspection report for termites. These reports can be difficult to read and understand for the average person, however. If you have ever had your