May 11, 2017
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Termite prevention best practices

Termites like moisture. Syngenta Syngenta Professional Pest Management
May 11, 2017
Robert Hickman

Don’t disturb protected soil

If your home is protected with a soil applied termiticide, (1) don’t dig or remove soil next to foundations (within 12 inches from the foundation wall) […]
May 11, 2017
Scott Robbins

Reduce moisture to deter termites

Termites are active year round and cause more annual damage than all natural disasters combined.  It’s important to have your home thoroughly inspected each year.  To […]
May 11, 2017
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Check for termites yourself

An easy way to check for termites is to tap wood along the wall every few inches with a screwdriver handle. Damaged wood will sound hollow […]
May 11, 2017
Peter Scala

Monitor for termites

Termites feed all year long and cause billions of dollars in property damage each year. It’s a good idea to get your home inspected regularly.  Protect […]
May 11, 2017
Jim Federicks

Invest in termite inspections

Even if a Wood Destroying Insect Inspection isn’t required [when purchasing a home], it can save you money in the long run, because if you uncover […]
May 11, 2017
Nikki Dossey

Leave space for landscaping

Always be sure that the foundation of your home is visible for inspection of termite activity, keeping landscaping back six inches is recommended. Nikki Dossey Dugas […]
May 11, 2017
David Shetlar

Know when to call the pros

Get help from professionals to control termites or carpenter ants and bed bugs!  Over-the-counter products rarely control these pests, even when used correctly! Dr. David Shetlar […]
May 11, 2017
Matt Messenger

Keep gutters clean

Regularly clean your gutters to prevent mosquito breeding and potential subterranean termite activity, especially Formosan subterranean termites. Dr. Matthew T. Messenger Program Manager and Staff Entomologist […]