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There are several types of termites all over the world. There are only three here in California that are considered pest which are dampwood, drywood, and the most seen are the Subterranean termites. These groups of termites play an important role in California forests, woodlands and deserts. They help break down woody organic matter which […]


When you think of termites, what’s the first thing to come to mind? Probably a headache. Nothing makes a homeowner shudder like the mention of these tiny, wood-chewing insects. Their appetite for wood is only one small part of the picture. Some termites maybe complete pests but others may be considered artists, with the elaborate […]

Termites Make Headlines! It has been an eventful two months. Halloween, Election Day, and soon the holidays. As the reader-friendly girl that I am, I wanted to share with you some highlights of termites in the news. Who would have known such minuscule creature could make headlines. Termites Eat Abhishek Manu Singhvi Tax Documents Congressional […]

Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat Isabelle and her husband had purchased their first home during the final days of summer, they were ecstatic. As their move-in date approached, they inspected the house one more time to make sure there weren’t any major fixes that needed attention. As they headed out through the front door, they spotted a […]

Hello Fall, Hello Termites.    People assume that Spring is termite season because there is a lot of insect activity. Wrong! Experts say that warm temperatures in the Fall triggers termites to flock. Termites love moisture and tend to swarm on a nice warm day after rainfall. That doesn’t mean you cannot have a termite […]