Tag: Termite removal
Termite Awareness week is fast approaching!
Termite Control & Inspection Questions
What do you do when you’ve found your dream home, but discover that it’s crawling with termites? The truth is, there are two kinds of homes: those that have had termites and those that will get them. And, while they cause $5 billion in damage each year, there is no reason to run away from…Read More
Termite Season is Here: Is Your Property at Risk?
April 4, 2011 (Fairfax, VA) – As spring warms its way across the country, flowers are not the only signs of spring sprouting out of the ground. It’s also the time of year when termites come in search of a new habitat – such as winter weathered homes. As a result of excessive precipitation experienced…Read More
Why Some Termites Become Queens and Others Don’t
WASHINGTON – New research explains which specific chemicals are used by some termite queens to prevent other termites in the colony from becoming mommies like themselves. NC State’s Dr. Ed Vargo and colleagues from Japan and Switzerland show that a combination of two chemical compounds in a pheromone perfume emitted by egg-laying females known as secondary…Read More