1. Termite Droppings

    Why Termites Thrive in Arizona

    It’s an unfortunate truth: Termites thrive here in the great state of Arizona. Why? Well, our climate has long proven to be the ideal climate for termites, and our homes prove to be the ideal habitat for these pests. Fortunately, with a bit of proactive termite control, keeping termites out of you…Read More

  2. Termite Inspections for Rental Properties

    Tips to Keep Your Rental Property Termite-Free

    Whether you manage properties or you own a rental property or two, you know how an unexpected expense can set back your bottom line. That’s why it’s crucial to stay on top of maintaining your property, and it’s a wise choice to keep a bit of cash on hand for those inevitable issues that arise.…Read More

  3. Why Termite Inspections Are a Wise Choice

    Why Termite Inspections Are a Wise Choice

    If you’ve never had a termite infestation in your home or building, you can consider yourself lucky, especially if you live here in Arizona, where termite colonies thrive. Termites can proliferate into colonies of tens of thousands, and each individual termite will have a mouth to feed. If you fin…Read More

  4. Guide to Termites

    Do I Really Need a Guide to Termites? (Part One)

    In the space of termite control, it is well-known that termites are creatures of habit — they congregate in damp, warm, and fertile areas, such as Cave Creek, Arizona! They love to nestle up and snuggle into rotted trees and their stumps, underground, and in homes! Termite prevention is written ab…Read More

  5. Prevent Termite Colonies

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

    In part one of this series, we looked at measures you can take to keep termites from colonizing in your yard, and how some landscaping features such as mulch can be harmful to your home as they draw in termites. A big portion was spent on the mulch conundrum so be sure to read it if you missed it. I…Read More

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Home Inspection for Termites

    Questions You Need to Ask During Your Termite Inspection

    Finding out that you need a termite treatment is never a happy moment. More often than not, it comes unexpectedly and typically means you’ll have an expense that you were not prepared for. One of the best ways to minimize the hardship associated with termites is to proactively schedule a termite i…Read More

  10. Termite Tunneling

    Give Your Home Some Love: Check for Signs of Termites

    Termites. When it comes to your home’s structure, they are a silent killer. These common insects can cause thousands of dollars worth of damage, without you having a clue there is a problem. Arizona Termite Specialists wants you to know the signs of termites to watch for so you can call for a trea…Read More