Archive for the 'Termites' Category

The Western Drywood Termite

The western drywood termite, Incisitermes minor, is California’s second most important termite pest after the western subterranean termite. It is a native insect that has been here millions of years, typically attacking trees along stream washes and arroyos. In California drywood termites are most prevalent inside southern California and the Central Valley but also can […]

Termite Control in Wooden Buildings

Essentially, termite control is most often done with the use of chemicals. The chemical manufacturing companies have developed all sorts of eco-friendly chemicals that can help with termite control. Most of these chemicals are not harmful to humans and are extremely effective when it comes to eradicating a termite problem both before and after it […]

Termite Identification and General Habits

Even the mention of a termite can send terror into the heart of a homeowner. Many people know that a termite can cause huge damage to a home and when you take one termite and add it to another termite and then another and another and another, you might find yourself with a home that […]