1. Shovel in Soil

    Little Known Termite Facts, Part 2

    Termites are fascinating insects that lead very successful lives. After all, they've had at least 250 million years to hone in their ways. Plus, when all you have is instinct, your mind doesn't get in the way of what has to be done in order to survive. Insects survive off instinct with not much thou…Read More

  2. Wood Damaged by Termites

    Little Known Termite Facts, Part 1

    Termites are truly fascinating insects and extremely resilient. After all, some species of termite have crawled this earth for over 250 million years, outliving most other species. While we regard these tiny bugs as pests, the truth is they form a huge part of this world and play an integral role in…Read More

  3. Cherry Blossom Tree

    Cultures That Eat Termites, Part 2

    Some people don't think twice about eating insects, including termites. In fact, they may even be a tasty treat, especially if they are dipped in chocolate first. Termites and other insects are an important food source for many cultures around the world. They are high in protein, low in fat, and man…Read More

  4. Market in Asia

    Cultures That Eat Termites, Part 1

    Most people in the United States do not indulge in insect snacks. In fact, Americans in general are repulsed by bugs and creepy-crawlies, and many people have arachnophobia and entomophobia. However, in other cultures, bugs are not seen as so "pesky" and instead, some types of bugs are even eaten as…Read More

  5. Armadillo Closeup

    Animals That Eat Termites, Part 2

    Arizona Termite Specialists have been taking a look at animals that eat termites. While most of us don't like nor do we appreciate termites, they do provide an important source of food for other animals and are a vital link in the food chain. Arizona Termite Specialists in Cave Creek offer the best …Read More

  6. Bat Closeup

    Animals That Eat Termites, Part 1

    We know that termites exist for a reason (although sometimes we think that the world would be better off without them) despite the destruction they cause to Scottsdale homes. In fact, according to the National Pest Management Association, termites cause over $5 billion of damage to American homes an…Read More

  7. Colony of Termites

    Anatomy of a Termite

    Termites are one of homeowners and business owners' worst nightmares. Not only are they bugs (which, let’s face it, not many of us like or enjoy), but there are thousands of them causing damage to your home or office building nonstop. There are so many of them that it can be overwhelming to think …Read More

  8. Home Roof Damaged

    Can You Be Allergic To Termites?

    In our last blog post, we discussed what to do if you are bitten by a termite. While termites can bite, they rarely do. They only bite if they are handled out of fear you will harm them (and most likely, you will, especially if you are a termite inspector). However, are termites harmful to humans in…Read More

  9. Downed Tree Log

    Treating a Termite Bite

    Termites are insects. The nice thing about termites is that you usually don’t see them. The bad thing about termites is because you don’t see them, they could be causing hundreds or even thousands of dollars of damage to your home or business and you don’t even know it. Subterranean termites l…Read More

  10. Winged Termites

    Being a King and a Queen in the Termite World

    Some insects are quite endearing and have been made even more so by the media. Movies such as ANTZ, A Bug’s Life, and Pinocchio have popularized insects and made them cute and helpful. When you were a kid, you probably caught insects for fun and studied them. Grasshoppers, butterflies, dragonflies…Read More