Archive for 'Termite Control Atlanta'
The Economic Cost Of Termite Damage Is High In Northern US Regions Where Residents Assume Termites Are Not Active
It is well known that termite activity is high in relatively warm southern regions of the United States. However, many people living in the north assume that their homes are immune to termite attacks. This assumption is based on the widespread belief that termites cannot survive in the cold northern US climate, but this assumption…Read More
How Do Termites Move Large Amounts Of Water For Mound Construction Purposes?
Considering the vast number of termite species that have been documented by researchers thus far, it should not be surprising to learn that there exists a variety of different types of termite nests as well. For example, mound-building termites, as their name implies, build nests that protrude from the ground. Most subterranean termites construct cryptic…Read More
Why Does The United States Contain An Unusually High Number Of Invasive Termites?
Within the last century, six non-native termites have established an invasive presence within the state of Florida. This makes the state of Florida home to the greatest number of invasive termites when compared to all other US states, followed closely by Hawaii with five invasive termite species established. The manner in which these non-native termites…Read More
Termite Species That Have Been Found Mysteriously Outside Of Their Habitat Range
Humans may be situated at the highest level of the food chain, but when it comes to sheer numbers, insects dominate the earth. Insects are the most species-rich animals in the world. So far, nearly one million different insect species have been documented by scientists. Amazingly, this seemingly high number does not come close to…Read More
A Small Fortune Of Termite-Damaged Currency Was Replaced By A Bank After It Was Found In A Garbage Can
It is not uncommon for senior citizens to store their money away within their own secret stashes. It seems odd to younger people that the elderly would forgo the service and security that a person gets by dealing with a bank. However, our grandparents lived during a time when the the Federal Government did not…Read More
Apartment Owners Kept Active Termite Infestations Within Numerous Units A Secret From Tenants
The Enston district of Charleston, South Carolina is a relatively affluent area, which is why affordable housing is a necessity for the region’s less well-off residents. The Charleston Housing Authority owns two large thirteen story duplexes that house numerous tenants who have difficulty paying the high rent rates in other apartment buildings in the city.…Read More
How Does A “Structural Entomologist” Protect A Home From Termite Damage?
After high school, most young adults do not know what they want to spend their lives doing. Choosing a career is one of the most challenging aspects of life, but if you are one of those people who either really likes or really hates termites, then you might want to give “structural entomology” a shot.…Read More
A Bio-Security Crisis Has Occurred In Fiji Over Termites That May Have Originated From America
A Bio-Security Crisis Has Occurred In Fiji Over Termites That May Have Originated From America During the years of 2009 and 2010 the island country of Fiji located near Australia suffered repeated termite attacks to homes, public schools and numerous other buildings. These attacks are still occurring in Fiji, but on a much smaller scale.…Read More
How Do Worker Termites Communicate Important Information To The Queen Of The Colony?
How Do Worker Termites Communicate Important Information To The Queen Of The Colony? During the medieval period in Europe, kings and queens maintained societal order within their feudal kingdoms. Social insect colonies operate in a similar manner, as they are ruled over by a queen insect. Although there are many obvious similarities between feudal kingdoms…Read More
Invasive Termites Have Been Causing Serious Problems For Australia’s Government
Invasive Termites Have Been Causing Serious Problems For Australia’s Government Most people are of the mind that Australia contains some of the most destructive and dangerous types of insects. This is largely true, as even Australian termites can be uniquely destructive. In fact, native Australian termites have even damaged diplomatic relations between Australia and other…Read More