1. 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! They love to nestle up and snuggle into rotted trees and their stumps, underground, and in homes! Termite prevention is written about exten…Read More

  2. 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

  3. How To Prevent Termites From Colonizing Your Home (Part One)

    In a couple of previous blogs, you can read here and here, the fact that termites can move from just being on your property to invading your home is a very true and real fact. The ideal environment is enticing and drawing to them, and the perfect oasis is one that is warm, damp, and surrounded by pl…Read More

  4. 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 found 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 i…Read More

  5. 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

  6. What Attracts Termites?

    Termites are a major hazard to homes here in America. 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 property. Our advice: Take measures to ensur…Read More

  7. Termite Hazards

    When you find termites in your home, it can be gut-wrenching knowing that you have a colony of pests under your roof. It can be enough to keep you up at night! Your mind may be filled with questions. For instance, you might find yourself asking, “Are termites dangerous to my family?” Or “Are t…Read More

  8. Chemical Treatments vs. Fumigation

    Termites are a major nuisance here in Arizona. Arizona is home to both subterranean termite and drywood termite species, which puts residences and buildings at risk of an infiltration. Now, these termite species consume the same food type (which could be the wood that forms the infrastructure of you…Read More

  9. Drywood Termites vs. Subterranean Termites

    Although both drywood termites and subterranean termites are termite species, they live fairly different lives, and they build different habitats. These two termite species even look different! So, it’s no surprise that they need to be treated differently in order to exterminate their colonies. No…Read More

  10. How to Termite-Proof Your Property

    Termites are a very real danger here in Arizona. Arizona is home to two common termite types: the drywood termite and the subterranean termite. Since these termites consume dry wood (including structural wood), both of these termite types are a threat to your home. Now, it’s not all bad news. Afte…Read More