THE TERMITE PREVENTION CHEMICALS USED FOR WOOD TREATMENT

There are various chemicals used for treating wood as a form of termite prevention. These chemicals, also called wood preservatives by some, can further lower the chances of a structure being attacked by the hardy pests, and are thus often suggested by contractors to would-be-homeowners more than a little concerned about potential termite problems—something that may be said of many homeowners in Arizona, a state known for experiencing termite issues. These wood treatment substances may thus be very helpful in… Read More

TERMITE CONTROL TIPS: WHAT TO DO FOR A GOOD PRETREATMENT

As already mentioned before on this blog, the termite pretreatment is a termite control method that is applied prior to the completion of a structure that is being constructed at the time of application. In a pretreatment, termite control chemicals (or pesticides belonging to the class of chemicals specifically termed termiticides) are applied to specific areas in the soil of a lot upon which the building being pretreated shall be erected. The goal is then to create a type of… Read More

SAVANNAH TERMITE CONTROL COMPANY HELPS HOSPICE PATIENT

The Savannah-based termite control company, Cox Termite and Pest Control, recently engaged in an act of admirable charity. The termite extermination and pest control company provided its services to a local hospice patient in need of an insect exterminator. The situation came about after a patient of the hospice was found to be living in less than ideal conditions due to an insect infestation in his home. The patient’s social worker, Suzanne Coote, relayed the information to other members of… Read More

LOWELL LANDLADY’S FAILURE TO KEEP UP TERMITE PREVENTION LEADS TO RENTER’S WORRIES OVER SAFETY

Some people might complain often of their landlords or landladies being delinquent on tiny repairs to their rented accommodations, but Lowell resident Lisa Shannon has a major issue in her complaints that no tiny repair can fix. Shannon occupies a small bungalow that is so riddled with termites that experts surmise that the landlady has been putting off her termite prevention measures for around a decade, perhaps even more. The story illustrates the importance of getting regular termite prevention treatments… Read More

LISTENING TOOLS FOR TERMITE INSPECTION

A termite inspection device that is growing increasingly popular these days is the listening device, which his used to detect both termites and carpenter ants within the walls. Termites and carpenter ants both attack the wood in homes or human structures to feed on the cellulose, and when they take apart wood for consumption, they do it bit by bit, fibre by fibre. While these insects are so small that we cannot hear the sounds they produce during their feeding,… Read More

INDIA’S BMC SUFFERS SEVERE RECORD LOSS DUE TO LACK OF TERMITE CONTROL

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, more popularly known in India as the Brihanmumbai Mahanagar Palika Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) and otherwise known as BMC, has been reporting stunning losses in its file and record rooms that are already presenting a good many problems to tax-payers in the Mumbai area. The BMC is the richest municipal organisation in India and is in charge of Mumbai city, which also makes it the biggest civic body in the country. Being in charge of… Read More

COPTOTERMES GESTROI AND ITS FUTURE IN TERMITE PREVENTION RESEARCH

Some infestations—just like some epidemics—just come and go. One example of such a case happening in the termite world is with the species Coptotermes gestroi, more popularly known to the West as the Asian subterranean termite and in the East as the Philippine milk termite. This species has been frustrating pest and termite control officials in various countries and states for a while now due to its relatively swift spread from its South-east Asian base to other parts of the… Read More

ARIZONA TERMITE CONTROL COMPANY RE-TREATS HOUSE AFTER NEWS PROGRAM REPORTS ON STATUS OF CLIENT’S HOME

An Arizona termite control company called Core Pest Solutions was recently featured on an Arizona news site’s program as a result of client issues with the performance of its termite treatments. The news program, 3 On Your Side, took up the complaints of a dissatisfied and troubled local, Candace Landry. According to the news site, Candace Landry, an El Mirage resident, had had troubles with termites before: this in itself was not surprising, as Arizona has a fair number of… Read More

ADVANCED TOOLS USED BY TERMITE CONTROL EXPERTS TO FIND PESTS

As with any industry, the termite control trade has developed a specialized set of tools and tricks to assist members of the profession in what they do. For instance, many termite extermination specialists now use listening devices for their termite inspections. These listening devices are intended to amplify sounds within the walls or wooden parts of a structure, revealing the distinctive ticks and “crackling” noises experts usually associate with termites eating away at wooden walls. Not all examples of termite… Read More