WHAT ARE THE TYPES OF PRETREATMENT FOR TERMITE CONTROL

Pretreatment is a kind of termite control that is executed by having the termite prevention dupont advion cockroach gel bait come in before construction of a building is finished, so that the termite exterminators may pretreat the area around and under the building with pesticides that shall prevent termites from infesting or even invading the area.

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 WARNING SIGNS AND ACTIVITY

The discovery that your place of business or home is infested with termites can understandably be an extremely concerning experience. If left untreated, termite infestations can wreck havoc on your home, causing a significant amount of costly damage. These pesky insects cause their damage quickly and silently from the interior out in your home or business, therefore quick and professional termite treatment services are critical to ensuring that the investment in your home or business is protected. Arizona Termite Control… Read More

Termite Treatment

The startling discovery that your home or place of business is infested with damaging termites can be an extremely stressful experience. If termite infestations are left untreated, termites can cause a significant amount of costly damage to your home or business. These insects cause damage quickly and quietly to your home or business from the inside out. Quick and professional termite services are critical if you suspect a termite infestation in order to ensure that your home or business is… Read More

TERMITE PRE-TREATMENT FOR TERMITE CONTROL: SHOULD YOU OR SHOULD YOU NOT GET IT

People in the market for a termite control method they can trust have a slew of options available to them, from the barrier methods to the termite baiting tactics. One method of termite prevention that deserves to be one this list—albeit in the special category of methods executed before a structure is finished—is that of termite pre-treatment. Termite pre-treatments include any of various processes whereby the soil that surrounds and rests under a structure being constructed at the time of… 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

TERMITE CONTROL EXPERTS DISCOVER TERMITES TO BE BEHIND LYNNWOOD-AREA FIRE

This surely gives people another reason to listen to termite control professionals when they say termites are bad news: just this August, a house near Lynnwood, Washington caught fire and suffered damages in excess of $200,000. Fortunately, the residents were able to vacate the premises on time. The Snohomish County Fire crew from District 1 was called in to control the blaze, and they managed the job in less than a half hour. No one caught any injuries according to… Read More

TERMITE CONTROL COMPANY TERMINIX ANNOUNCES JOB OPENINGS AT GEORGIA COMMUNICATIONS CENTRE: EMPHASISES IMPORT OF NEW JOBS FOR NEW YEAR

EMPHASISES IMPORT OF NEW JOBS FOR NEW YEAR The nationwide termite control company Terminix has just announced that it has 35 fresh job openings at one of its contact centres, naming the centre in Norcross, Georgia as the particular facility where the new hires shall be working. The company is apparently looking for more sales representatives as well as customer service or support reps to help it in its goal to provide more accessible pest and termite control and prevention… Read More

TERMITE CONTROL COMPANY SUED BY CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION IN FLORIDA

A condominium association in Wellington, Florida recently had a court spat with the termite control company providing prevention and treatment services for it. The company, Orkin Inc., was sued by the association for having failed in its responsibilities of stemming termites and of reapplying the obligatory treatments for the condominiums. On the 11th of this October, the jury came to a decision on the case, finding for the plaintiffs, the Sheffield Woods at Wellington Condominium Association. Termite control firms like… Read More

TERMITE CONTROL COMPANY ORKIN EXPANDS TO AFRICA

The Atlanta-based termite control company, Orkin, just recently announced the establishment of African branches in the territories of Abuja and Lagos, both of which are in Nigeria. Orkin Nigeria is going to be providing much the same termite control and prevention services that Orkin does in the United States, where it handles both commercial and residential pest and termite treatments. The company has spoken of its complete dedication to bringing only the best termite control and pest treatment procedures and… 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

Frequently Asked Questions

I think my home or business has a termite infestation. What do I do next? Time is of the essence, as termites will continue to multiply and silently destroy your home or business from the inside out indefinitely. It is important to contact a termite professional immediately in order to inquire about a termite inspection. The termite professionals at Arizona Termite Control provide a free in-home or in-office termite inspection What time of year are termites most common? Once a… 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

AUSTRALIAN AUTHORITIES REMIND LOCALS TO KEEP UP WITH TERMITE CONTROL TREATMENTS

The Australian Association of Building Consultants has just issued a call for homeowners in the country to inspect their termite control treatment history and verify that their last treatments have not reached the seven year mark yet. The call comes as a result of warnings released by Australian entomologists that the recent wet season in the country has resulted in termite figures surging upwards. Termite control experts are already experiencing a rise in business as well as Australians prepare for… 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

Answers to Your Questions

I think I have found what I believe to be termite or pest excrement. How can I tell if this is termite waste? Dry wood termites produce small bun-shaped pellets as waste. This waste often accumulates on surfaces directly below infested areas. Evidence of termite activity can often be small holes on the surface of the infested area, and an accumulation of waste directly below these small holes. There are also types of termites who have wings, and they may… 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