1. Termite Prevention

    How to Prevent Termites From Colonizing Your Home (Part One)

    In a couple of previous blogs, which you can read here and here, we've noted that termites can move from just being on your property to invading your home. The ideal environment is enticing and drawing to them, and the perfect oasis is one that is warm, damp, and surrounded by plantlife, which is wh…Read More

  2. Ideal Termite Habitat

    What Are Ideal Living Conditions for Termites? (Part Two)

    In part one of this series, we began to scratch the surface on the ideal living conditions for termites. We noted that they’re easily parched and need to be near a water source for survival which makes wood a perfect home — it offers nourishment and is close to the soil for termites to retreat t…Read More

  3. Ideal Termite Conditions

    What Are Ideal Living Conditions for Termites? (Part One)

    Just like any creature — insect and mammal alike — termites crave to create and thrive in an environment that best suits their ability to flourish and grow their colonies. And, termites are not going anywhere as they’ve been molding and adapting to their environments over a timespan of 250 mil…Read More

  4. Keep Termites Away Permanently

    Termites Come Back: Keeping Termites Away Permanently

    If you’ve dealt with termites on your property more than once, then your patience has probably been pushed to the limits. Termites can pop up seemingly out of nowhere — especially here in Arizona — and they can go unnoticed for years on end. If that wasn’t bad enough, these prolific pests sw…Read More

  5. Subterranean Termite Colony Design

    Subterranean Termite Colony Design

    Like ants, termites form hierarchical communities, with each type of termite performing a specific function to aid the the health of the colony as a whole. Termite colonies are comprised of workers, soldiers, kings, and queens. The design of the colony structure is as complicated as the difference b…Read More

  6. How to Stay Ahead of Termites

    How to Stay Ahead of Termites

    Termites are an active threat here in Arizona. They swarm, enter our homes, and thrive under our roofs, right beneath our noses. With such an unfortunate plight, we’re fortunate to have resources to treat termites. That said, homeowners prefer to prevent termite infestation, before it happens. Her…Read More

  7. What Attracts Termites

    What Attracts Termites?

    Termites are a major hazard to homes here in America, especially here in the Phoenix area. In fact, termites cause billions of dollars worth of damage each year in the United States alone (around $5 billion). That’s a staggering statistic, and it’s reason enough to be cautious about your propert…Read More

  8. Termidor® FAQ

    Termidor® FAQ

    If you’ve never heard of Termidor, you aren’t alone. Most folks haven’t heard of this termiticide (that’s an insecticide specifically designed for termites) that can be used to treat termites. And unfortunately, you probably won’t be aware of Termidor until you have a problem. When termite…Read More

  9. Termite Inspection Expectations

    What to Expect During Your Termite Inspection

    When termites take hold of your home, it’s important to locate them and exterminate them as soon as possible to keep the damage and the colony from spreading. It’s wise to get in touch with a termite specialist right at the first sign of termites — you can always call Arizona Termite Specialis…Read More

  10. Act Quickly With Termite Infestation

    It’s Important to Act Quickly With a Termite Infestation

    While a single termite doesn’t do much damage in a day, a colony may devour wood by the pound. Gone untreated, that can be disastrous for your home, and at the very least, it can leave you with costly repairs. Here are a few more reasons why you should act right away when you spot termites, especi…Read More