1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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