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Should I Buy a House with Termite Damage?

If you got a great deal on a house with termite damage, think again.  What you see with your eyes can be just a tip of the iceberg.  If you see termites inside your house, you can be sure that your house is already infested with termites inside the walls.  If you don’t see any […]

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Difference Between Flying Ants and Termites

Flying ants and termites are easy to identify once you know what to look for. The easiest way to determine if a winged ant is a termite or not is by looking at the length of wings. Termite have equal length wings, but flying ants have wings that are different in length and width. Another […]

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Signs of Termites You Should Know

If you own a house, it is very likely that your house is vulnerable for possible termite invasion. If you live in one of the Southern states, it is almost guaranteed that your house is vulnerable from termite attacks. And if you live in Georgia, Tennessee, and Alabama, you have almost 90% chance that your […]

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Should I Buy a House with Minor Termite Damage?

One of our readers asked me this question via email. She is planning on purchasing a house and she has a great deal on the price of the house. One thing she’s worried about is that during house inspection, the inspector found some signs of termite damage. The inspector couldn’t find any live termites, but […]

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Should I Buy a House with Termite Damage on the Roof?

This is a visitor submitted question few weeks ago. He is planning on buying a house, but the inspector found termite damage on the roof and he is wondering if it’s worth going for the house if the seller is promising to fix the problem by hiring an exterminator. If I were him, I’d pass. […]

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Can Anyone Purchase Termidor?

If you know exactly how to inspect for termites around your house, maybe DIY termite treatment is an option for you. But is it possible to purchase Termidor yourself? According to Termidor’s official website, it states : Termidor cannot be directly purchased or applied by homeowners. Only licensed pest control professionals who have taken Termidor […]

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How Safe is Termidor?

I was worried about how safe is Termidor when my house was treated for termites. I did my research and all indications directed that it is safe for pets and children. Some articles indicate that fipronil, an ingredient in Termidor is dangerous, but there is no evidence found in any studies. Fipronil is even used […]

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How Long Does Termite Treatment Last?

A typical liquid based termite treatments are known to last anywhere between 2-7 years. That’s a broad spectrum of range, but just like everything else in the world, the effective period of a termite treatment can vary. For example, if termiticide is applied by a untrained person with no experience, there’s a great chance that […]

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Termidor Labels & Updates

Termidor lables and MSDS’ can be downloaded at the following link : Termidor Termticide And if you are looking for a Termidor brochure, click here. And here are some of the latest changes in the Termidor label. Apply 0.06% Termidor SC or WG finished dilution where listed pests enter the structure, where they trail or […]

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Do Termites Eat Furniture?

The simple answer is “YES”, with conditions. If your furniture is located inside of your house, it is extremely rare that termites survive in a furniture inside of your house. Termites must have soil to wood contact in order to survive. If you house is one of those historic houses with wooden floor touching the […]

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