termite inspection

How Does A Termite Inspection Work?

We can talk about the importance of knowing your wood-boring enemy and how to prevent them from taking up residence in your home. Yet, there is much more you can do to keep your home in great shape and pest-free. Besides removing food sources and eliminating moisture spots, you should invest in a termite inspection. Prevent wood-eating pests from taking over your house when you have the team from Times Up Termite come in for an inspection. We will cover…

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Back to Basics: Termites 101 – How to Prevent an Infestation

When you know what you are up against, it is possible to prepare and mitigate potential damage. We have spent some time getting back to the basics of termites. We have explored the different types that exist, their life cycle, behaviors and habits, reproductive cycle, and what they eat. These wood-chewing menaces live to reproduce, eat wood, and do it all over again. You don’t need them terrorizing your home and family. Take steps to keep these pests away. Get…

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Back to Basics: Termites 101 – Behavior, Diet, and Habits

Going through the pace of modern life, it is tempting to slow down every once in a while. And that’s a good thing; but it’s difficult to get back to hard work when you’ve taken a break. If you need some inspiration, you only have to look around you. Nature has innumerable examples of hardworking creatures. Squirrels scampering about collecting acorns and all varieties of nuts and berries. Birds gathering up everything they can find to make a comfortable nest.…

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Back to Basics: Termites 101 – Life Cycle and Reproduction

Each animal in the animal kingdom has a set way of reproducing to ensure their species’ survival. The termite is known for speed and quantity—they reproduce fast and in plentiful numbers! Protect your home from these wood-chewing invaders by ensuring they cannot turn your house into their nursery where they will eat 24 hours a day every day of the year. Start with a free termite inspection from Times Up Termite. Then take advantage of our expertise in treatments to…

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Back to Basics: Termites 101 – The Life Cycle

Learning allows you to recharge your grey cells and grow as a person. This article helps you learn more by continuing our series covering the basics of termites, with a lesson about their life cycle. Who knew that these bugs could be as entertaining as they are destructive? Let’s face it. We often think of these guys as mindless wood-eating zombies that are bent on world domination by eating our homes. In reality, they are a vital part of Mother…

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Are You Seeing Drywood Termite Swarmers?

Homeowners have learned to keep an eye out for insects trying to get into their homes. One, in particular, is the termite. Yes, that wood-boring, 24/7 munching bug does reproduce in the spring. However, as fall comes around, termites start to build new colonies, and some continue expanding into the winter. Stay abreast of the wily ways of your home-wrecking enemies and protect your Hayward property with a free termite inspection from Times Up Termite. Our licensed professionals show up…

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An Overview of the Two Most Common Termite Types in California

A sneaky invader is waiting to eat you out of house and home. It has a voracious appetite, reproduces consistently, and finds wood a most delightful dish, even if it is part of your home’s framework. It creeps into structures through the ground or doors and window frames. Even the tiniest crack is an open door when this pest wants to enter. We are talking about termites. For decades, these bugs have been wreaking havoc in the neighborhood of billions…

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Show Termites Who’s the Boss!

No one wants to lose their home to the ravages of an invasion. You install fences, gates, retaining walls, doors, and windows, to secure your home. Unfortunately, none of those deter termites; they pose the biggest ongoing threat to the integrity of your structure. They sneak into the tiniest cracks and proceed to eat 24/7 on all cellulose-laden materials, and in particular, the wood holding your house together. Yes, these minuscule pests cause billions of dollars in damage each year.…

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What You Should Do to Avoid a Termite Infestation

Not only does March mark the beginning of spring, but it also consists of Termite Awareness Week. If you were, to be honest, the last thing on your mind is probably those wood-eating pests beginning their season of swarming. Make no mistake. The termite is a voracious eating machine. They will take this month and look for a new home to build a colony that is bent on destroying your house. Avoid paying for expensive repairs of your San Ramon…

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Who Loves Basements, Attics, and Crawlspaces? Termites Do!

Every home seems to have that area that is underused. It might be the creepy basement that houses a spooky furnace that sounds like a jet engine when it starts up. It could be an attic full of antiques, trunks of old clothes, and loads of dust. Then there is the all-important but often neglected crawl space. Each one of these areas serves different purposes, like storage or access to plumbing pipes. Yet, they are often underused by you as…

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