Termite Damage

As a home or building owner, you need to know that termite damage to your structure can be quite devastating and make that structure dangerous and weakened. Termite damage can be small and subtle, but when you look around your property, it can be a little more obvious especially when you know what to look for. It is a good idea to periodically inspect your property yourself to see if you can find any termite damage. Even better, you may want to employ the use of a professional pest control company to do a termite inspection at least once a year. To be a responsible property owner means that you need to pay special attention to what is happening with …

Natural Termite Treatment

Many people are very cognizant about the chemicals that we use to control pests which is why there is a new trend toward natural termite treatment to rid our structures of these pesky and damaging insects. While the use of chemicals is the most effective way to get rid of termites, you can still take measure with natural termite treatment to minimize the damage and keep termites out of your home or building. Natural termite treatment is the use of termite prevention and control without chemical use. Instead, physical controls are installed during construction such as sand barriers or metal termite shields. If termite infestation does occur, least toxic methods of treatment are used. What that means is that natural …

Termite

Even the mention of a termite can send terror into the heart of a homeowner. Many people know that a termite can cause huge damage to a home and when you take one termite and add it to another termite and then another and another and another, you might find yourself with a home that is not only unsound but extremely difficult to sell and live in. Many people know about the termite, but not many people know specifics about this pesky insect. A termite – also known as a white ant – is a member of a group of social insects much like regular ants. They most often feed on dead plant material including wood, leaf litter, and soil. …

Termite Treatment

If you find that you have a termite problem in your house, it is so important to pursue termite treatment as soon as possible after identification of the problem. Termites can cause awful devastation to a wood structure that can sometimes be irreparable. Termite treatment should take place even before the discovery of a problem which is one of the things we will discuss in this article. Let’s begin with getting termite treatment to prevent termites. When you buy a home or building, you are making a significant investment and you want to protect it from damage as much as possible. Pest control companies have chemicals that they use to prevent termites from taking over your wood structure that are …

Termite Resistant Mulsh

Many people use mulsh to landscape their property and make it look better, but is there a termite resistant mulsh on the market that can cause these invading pests to stay away from your home? Landscape mulshes are commonly used to provide many benefits including water and soil conservation, weed control, soil temperature buffering, and soil organic matter improvement. These benefits and the increasing interest in utilizing yard waste have resulted in a wide array of mulshes being used for weed and water management and for decorative purposes around houses. Recently, questions have been raised about organic mulches being possible attractants to termites and whether there is a termite resistant mulsh that can be developed. Since mulsh is most often …