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Termites live in large colonies, often establishing themselves in favorable spot for years. As the colony grows, it will eventually produce swarmers. These are winged termites that will leave the colony once it has gotten too large in order to establish a new colony somewhere else. If you see a swarm of termites, you most likely have an established termite colony in or around your house. You should check carefully for any signs of termite damage around your home. Aside from the termite swarm, other signs that you might be hosting a colony include cracked or bubbling paint, wood that sounds...
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You might think that because you keep your home clean, you don't have any pests. And it's true that maintaining a clean environment reduces your chances of having large infestations of pests. But there are probably areas of your home that are inviting all sorts of destructive inhabitants to set up shop. And many of these are places that you never go.  Most pests are attracted to moist, warm spaces. And almost every home has at least one small space that fits this description. Small leaks can go unnoticed, but over time a significant amount of water will build up under...
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It goes without say that termites cause a lot of confusion and damage. Many homeowners have little knowledge about these devastating critters as well as how to effectively get rid of them. It is widely understood that termites have progressed significantly in recent years. Newer and innovative management tools have emerged, and a good number of pest control services are now using bait systems as alternative forms of treatment. This article will help homeowners know more about bait systems so they can make informed purchasing decisions. Waiting for termites to actually strike before you can eliminate them is probably one of...
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Termites are without doubt the most structural damaging pests in the world. Commonly referred to as white ants, these pests can devour huge amounts of wood and other materials containing cellulose. Although certain structures are more susceptible to termite attacks, every home is prone to a termite infestation at some point in time. While most homeowners will worry more about flooding or fire, termite damage can be a more common and prevalent problem than one would think. Even if your home is built of bricks or stones, the risk of termite attack on structural support and other crucial building elements constructed...
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With summer upon us, it’s party time for many pests, and some holiday makers will be returning home to find uninvited, hungry home-sitters lurking at their homes. Wasps, fleas, rats and flies all make part of the huge list of unpleasant visitors, and are ready for spring and summer. Studies indicate that summers will continue to get hotter and longer each year, largely due to the effects of global warming, and best believe that pests will thrive and nourish during these less than pleasant times. One of the most common universal pet-peeves in gardening are pests. Combating these scaly, slippery and...
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