Termites Survive Winter

Winter weather brings out different habits in these species. Termites need food to survive, even in colder weather, just as humans do. Termites live in the winter but do so deep underground in most cases. The ideal temperature for all species of termite is 75 degrees Fahrenheit. Individual species will respond to weather changes differently […]

As social insects, termites live in colonies, that can reach up to several hundreds to several million individuals. A typical termite colony contains workers, soldiers, and reproductive individuals of both sexes, sometimes containing several egg laying queens. Termites work 24 hours a day. Because of their wood eating habits these silent destroyers do major damage […]

Experiencing a termite infestation?  Termites are an interesting problem. While most common pest issues will stare us right in the face, termites are a more secretive threat. You can have thousands of termites within your walls without ever seeing one especially if you don’t know what warning signs to look for. Termites are shy and […]

Termites are among the most destructive pest in the world, causing more than a billion dollars in damage each year in the U.S. alone. There are several types of termites all over the world but there are two distinctive types that damage homes here in California, subterranean and the drywood termites. It is critical to […]

Insidious Creatures

Termites are insidious creatures that can create their nests both above and underground to a gain access to your home and cause costly property damage. Termites remain hidden, doing their damage and work for years. However, there is one major warning sign you should be looking out for, termite swarmers. Seeing these termite swarmers means […]

What can homeowners do to prevent their homes from becoming termite food? Fortunately, there are several preventive measures you can take: Schedule termite inspections. Schedule an annual inspection of your home, trees and yard. An early detection of termites can be a very powerful tool in preventing termites, avoiding the possible financial burdens of repairing […]

Termites feed on wood that makes up the structural support for your house. When the structural supports are compromised, it can lead to cracks in the outside and inside walls of your home and damage to your flooring among other things. If you discover your home does have termites there are some steps you can […]

Termites Never Stop

Damage from termites

You may think that you have big appetite, but termite have you beat by many miles. That means they work 24 hours a day and every single day of the year. Termites can eat such a massive amount of wood and do so much damage to wooden structures. Termites can eat and eat and never […]

House key on a house shaped keychain on wooden table

Termites chew away on your home 7 days a week and 24 hours a day without you noticing. These silent wood eating pests can cause serious damage to a property in a very short amount of time. Although, signs of termite damage may only be noticeable after a considerable amount of damage has already occurred. […]


Termites need food, moisture and warmth to survive. Reducing their food source (wood) is the first step to keeping them away. Because termite colonies are often difficult to see, it is important to pay attention to the warning signs in order to catch a potential problem before it gets out of hand. Termite Droppings. These […]