1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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