1. 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

  2. Single Termite on a Twig

    The Life Cycle of a Termite

    There are billions of insects alive on this planet today. These creatures are adept at surviving and multiplying. Being so small, we often don’t notice them — that is until they invade our home, office, or business. Arizona Termite Specialists help homeowners and business owners in the Scottsdal…Read More

  3. Termite Control Expert Revealing Colony

    Should You DIY A Termite Infestation? Part 2

    Insects are a part of life that we just have to learn to deal with. We can’t rid the world of mosquitoes (as much as we’d like to). We can’t stop ants from trying to eat our picnic lunch. And we can’t tell honeybees to not sting us when we get too close. Most of the time, insects are just go…Read More

  4. Child and Dog Smiling

    Should You DIY A Termite Infestation? Part 1

    Termites are one of the most destructive pests. On average, termites damage about 600,000 homes in the United States a year, and the average repair for a termite infestation that caused damage is $3,000 for a homeowner. Of course, that number can go up or down, depending on the size of the infestati…Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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