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Formosan Termites Establishing New Colonies in South

The distribution of Formosan subterranean termite, one of the most aggressive termite species, is becoming wider each year. If you live in one of the following states, you are not safe from termite damage: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas. Formosan termites are already found in Houston area […]

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Bedroom Furniture Infested with Termites

See how this Youtuber discovered a termite infestation inside of his nightstand in his bedroom.  What surprised him was that the bedroom was on the second floor of the house without any other signs of termites.  Later he found out that the termites came through the floor where the nightstand was placed. Watch the signs […]

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Termite Terror in Australia

Until I watched “Termite Terror” by A Current Affair Australia, I’ve never knew termite damage was so widespread and devastating in Australia.  The tenants in the video lives in a termite infested house, but the landlord does not care nor wants to know the extensiveness of damage done by termites. The tenants house is basically […]

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Protecting Your Home from Termite Damage

Mobile Alabama is infamous for termite infestation through out the county.  Terminix named Mobile as the most termite-infested city in the country. If you are buying a new house in Alabama, make it a priority to purchase a termite bond and have the initial termite treatment done correctly.  A lot of problems occur when the […]

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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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