How To Recognize and Avoid Termite Damage
Termites are seriously destructive insects. Crawling up into foundation posts or sill plates from damp soil and flying into crawl spaces or attics, these relentless insects can tunnel into and chew through wooden components of your home, most often undetected. Given the right conditions, termites can spread and leave nothing but paper-thin layers of what used to be strong pieces of wood. According to the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), termites do an estimated $5 billion of property damage in the U.S each year. These costs are typically not covered by home insurance policies. Early detection of termites can help mitigate damage and minimize the cost of repairs.
Who Else Might Be Eating Your Cereal? (Pantry Pests Prevention)
There is nothing worse than discovering you are sharing your cereal with pests. The problem with them sharing your cereal, is they share by contaminating your foods. Pests in your pantry are not limited to mice, you could also be sharing your food with moths, ants, beetles, and other species who enjoy the taste of your cereal. While this thought is disturbing, there are steps you can take to prevent these visitors from sharing your pantry and the food inside. Continue reading
What Attracts Termites To Your Home and How To Stop Attracting Them!
Does anyone really want to have termites in their home? Of course not! But homeowners could unwittingly do things that attract those pests. Termites are always hungry and they can work on building their colonies 24 hours a day. They’re hard to detect, at first, because they are so small, but they are something no homeowner wants to have. Here are some things you might be doing around your house that attract these tiny bugs that can cost huge repair expenses in your home.
Floridians Vs. Termite Season
When choosing to own a home in Florida, you have to know all of the risks that come with it. Not only do we have hurricanes and wildfires; but we are also home to one of the most destructive insects- termites.
A Floridian’s Guide to German Cockroaches
The pests you find inside of your home may come in all shapes and sizes. Whether they just look unpleasant or are actually destructive is another story. Some pests may even put your health at risk!