Termites forage in dark areas because they will dehydrate if exposed to light. This is why they forage inside walls and mud tubes. You can see that the damaged drywall and insulation were removed from the interior wall to gain access to the wood termite damaged areas.Read Full Article
My wife and kids spend hours in the kitchen in December baking (and eating) holiday cookies and a “guest pastry chef” would definitely ruin their holiday cheer. You probably aren’t on the National Pest Management Association mailing list – so I thought this press release was worth sharing with you:
November 23, 2010 (Fairfax, VA) — From old family recipes to new experiments, holiday baking is a favorite tradition for many families. When breaking out pie plates and cookie cutters, it’s important to make sure no unwanted pastry chefs get into the mix. The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) wants consumers to beware of “pantry pests” that can take the sweetness out of holiday baking if homeowners don’t guard against them.Read Full Article
We have all been told numerous times over the years to launder new items before wearing or using them in the home. With the resurgence of bed bug activity NOW more than ever, it is time to heed that advice.
You’ve heard the headlines – Bed bugs found in retail outlets in New York City – some pretty well-known names – they show that Bed Bugs do NOT discriminate!Read Full Article
Cricket (Acheta domesticus) populations are at their height at the end of the summer and early fall. Now that the nights are cooler, crickets begin to move indoors. They come inside looking for water, food, and warmth.
When crickets find their way inside homes, sheds, and buildings, they can damage clothing, carpeting and other fabrics including wool, cotton, silk, fur, and synthetics. They can eat through large areas of fabric and are especially attracted to clothes soiled with perspiration.Read Full Article
AB-Con’s advanced termite control treatment will take a single day, or less, with very little upset to your daily routine. Methods vary with each house, depending on the type of foundation or basement, construction materials, number and type of porches, patios, chimneys, etc. By digging narrow trenchesalong walls and drilling through horizontal surfaces and into voids, materials can be applied where they will kill termites within your home and block the colonies re-entry.Read Full Article