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How to Tell If I Have Termites in My Home?

Signs for Identifying Termites Signs of a potential termite infestation should not be ignored. If a termite infestation is neglected or goes unnoticed, the cost to repair the damages of a termite infestation only goes up. Annually, homeowners spend billions of dollars in termite repairs and treatment. Avoid breaking the bank on home repairs by getting a termite inspection and treatment in the Oakland bay area. There is often evidence of termite infestations. If you know what to look for,…

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Termite Inspection and Treatment for Shared Wall Properties in Berkeley

What You Should Know About Inspecting Condos and Duplexes Annually, homeowners spend billions of dollars in termite repairs and treatments of termite infestations. Termites do not discriminate and will eat all types of cellulous regardless of the type of property. Termites frequently infest condos and duplexes in addition to single family homes, mobile homes, commercial buildings etc. Shared walls make it easier for termites to travel from one unit to the next. Subterranean termites that live in the ground can…

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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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Times Up Termite, Inc. provides termite inspection, treatment and repair service to all of Alameda and Contra Costa County cities including Alameda, Alamo, Albany, Antioch, Ashland, Berkeley, Brentwood, Castro Valley, Cherryland, Clayton, Concord, Danville, Dublin, El Sobrante, El Cerrito, Emeryville, Fremont, Hayward, Hercules, Lafayette, Livermore, Martinez, Moraga, Newark, Oakland, Oakley, Orinda, Piedmont, Pinole, Pittsburg, Pleasant Hill, Pleasanton, Richmond, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, San Pablo, San Ramon, Sunol, Union City and Walnut Creek.