Termite Prevention After Termite Repair

Once you get professional termite repair to fix the problem that termites created, the last thing you want is having another infestation. Fortunately, there are quite a few methods you can use to prevent termites from getting attracted to your home, and even if they do, persistently inspecting your home’s exterior for termite signs will prevent a substantial problem from occurring. Maintain Downspouts and Gutters A main priority should be keeping excessive moisture away from your home’s foundation, and one of…

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Getting a Termite Treatment? Here Some Items to Prepare for That.

If you have termites in your home, one of the best decisions you can make as a homeowner is to get the problem resolved quickly and by using professional service. It is not worth trying do-it-yourself methods, especially when you consider the damage that termites can cause in short time. When getting professional termite treatment, you need to prepare your home beforehand. Secure or Remove Certain Items Whether you end up securing or removing at-risk items is up to if…

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Termite Inspections: Don’t Forget What You Learned During TA Week!

Termite Inspections Now that Termite Awareness Week 2015 is over, have you called and scheduled termite inspections for your properties in the San Francisco Bay area? If not, now is the time to put down that cup of double latte or herbal tea down on to the desk top and reach out to us. Given our region’s climate and active insect population, the minimum number of times a home should be inspected for signs of termite damage is once year. So,…

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Termite Inspections in the San Francisco Bay Area: Prepare Now for Spring Flights

So now is the time for area residents to schedule termite inspections and be on the lookout for alates. Even though they are no less destructive, they differ in appearance from workers and soldiers in several key ways. Here are few tips on how to spot them: When alates swarm in the spring, they’ll traditionally have two pairs of symmetrical wings. The majority of the pests will also be ½-inch long or slightly less and have dark-colored bodies. As such, many…

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Oakland Termite Inspector Gives Some Fun Facts About Termites

Termites have been around for millions of years, long before there were houses to destroy. Believe it or not, when termites aren’t infesting homes, they serve a greater purpose on the Earth. So while your home may be a welcome haven for an unwelcome guest, the natural ecosystem benefits from them because of their unique ability to breakdown dead and dying trees, speeding up the natural decaying process of wood and contributing to the health of the forest. Here are…

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