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Termites Flying in Your House? Here’s What’s Happening

Are termites flying around in your house? Flying termites can present a serious problem. It’s not the winged termites themselves that do the damage; it’s what they indicate and produce. They may indicate the need for termite treatment. Only some termites fly. It happens once a year, usually in early spring, though the actual season varies for each species. The sexually advanced male and female termites leave the colony in search for more space. Flying termites are a sign of…

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Termite Treatment: Outsmarting a Smart Creature

The average person does not like to think about termites, and when they must, the thoughts are certainly not positive. Since termites have a longstanding reputation for being destructive creatures, we often think of them as being an enemy to be obliterated, and rightly so. However, researchers and scientists have, over the years, noted the extreme intelligence of these hungry creatures. For example, termites, in their quest to find sustenance, have been observed devouring the corks of wine bottles. This…

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Termite Treatment Expert Debunks Four Common Myths about Termites

There’s a lot of misinformation about termite behavior floating around the Internet. Acting on these myths renders your efforts of protecting your home against termites ineffective and may even make the problem worse. Here are four myths we would like to dispel: My Brick Home’s Exterior Will Protect It from Termites Termites can penetrate concrete and brick through small cracks that can lead them to the wood structure of your house. These external cracks are often difficult to see. However,…

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Yard Care Tips to Prevent Further Termite Infestation after Termite Treatment

Effective termite treatment of your home eliminates the pests and allows you to start over again with a clean slate. However, termites still live elsewhere in the environment outside your home. If you wish to keep your home free of termites over the long-term, these three yard care tips will help: Keep Your Foundation and the Ground next to It Dry Subterranean termites require a moist environment to survive. If your foundation and the surrounding soil are wet, it provides…

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Termite Treatment for San Leandro and Berkeley

Termite Treatment The Bay Area of California is a dynamic place and for insects, it is even more so. The stable temperatures within the coastal margin offer a perfect environment for termites. Even at the San Leandro real estate market heats up, the cool weather of the San Francisco Bay Area is inviting to five of the six types of termites found in California. Fortunately, Times Up Termite offers comprehensive termite treatment with “Termite Free for Life” guarantee. Selling a home?…

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Have a Rental Infested with Termites: Options Please

Termite Treatment Termites are dangerous insects to find living in your home. They can quickly cause massive amounts of damage to your property, which causes the need for major repairs to be completed. If you suspect you have termites living in your home, it is best to schedule a termite inspection as quickly as possible. Here is what to expect while you are going through this process. During the Inspection When your inspector arrives for the inspection, they will first…

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Cross Termite Treatment off Your List Before Summer is Over

Termite Treatment Think you’ve crossed everything off of your to-do list? If so, think again. There is one more piece of business that Bay Area residents must take care of before spring melts into summer and it’s scheduling termite treatment. Now, more than ever, it is one task that is imperative to address at least annually. Not only is the area prone to several types of well understood termites, there is a lesser known one on the rise too. At…

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Crossed Termite Treatment Off Your Summer List Yet?

Termite Treatment Think you’ve crossed everything off of your to-do list? If so, think again. There is one more piece of business that Bay Area residents must take care of before spring melts into summer and it’s scheduling termite treatment. Now, more than ever, it is one task that is imperative to address at least annually. Not only is the area prone to several types of well understood termites, there is a lesser known one on the rise too. At…

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Ternite Treatment: Commonly Asked Questions

Termite Treatment Finding out you need termite treatment is never something that any homeowner wants to hear. Unfortunately, it is something that homeowners experience on a regular basis. Luckily, termite treatment is a definite option, but there are always questions that come into play. Here are a few of the most commonly asked questions when it comes to termite treatment. How do I know I need Treatment? One of the most common signs that you need treatment for termites is…

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Swarming Termites Require Swift Action and Appropriate Treatment

Termite Treatment San Leandro California Tis the season for termite swarming, and hopefully, when these destructive little critters decide to swarm, they will do so outside your home, not inside. If you happen to be plagued by a swarm of termites inside your home, don’t panic… yet. Fortunately, it is common for many types of termites that DO appear inside a home, to be coming into the home from an outdoor location. For example, many homes that are built upon…

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