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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 […]

Termite Trouble

There are three major types of termites common in California, dampwood, drywood, and subterranean. It is estimated that more than one in five homes in California cities have been or will be attacked by termites. These silent destroyers are destructive on building timbers used in construction homes. Often confused as ants, termites are small, soft […]

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 […]

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 […]

Spring Time Termites

California has had heavy rain over the past few months. After the rain we all know insects start swarming around in many places. Swarms are provoked by heavy rainfall and warm, humid temperatures among other triggers. The rain washes many things away, but it can also bring things in to your home. Spring time termites are […]

Exxel Termite

If you haven’t already noticed, it’s raining here in California. We cannot stress enough how crazy this is because our drought has been long enough, and we are pretty over taking 2 minutes. Anyways, the rain in California is getting pretty bad. If you didn’t see it, you should know that there is flooding in […]

‘Twas the night before #Christmas, when all through the house. Not a creature was stirring, not even a #termite. Just kidding, the creatures are probably (most definitely) stirring in your home this winter. The thing about winter is that pests really love and hate, is the cold. Some pests (like termites) love the cold and […]

Exxel Termite

While you and your family are feasting upon latkes and spinning the dreidel, the termites will not be far behind. Sure, they are not fans of chocolate coins or delicious potato pancakes, but they are very interested in your home. Your home is not like others. Your home is filled with joy, laughs, family and […]