Homeowners rarely realize termites are causing damage to their home until the pests have permanently damaged their structure. Their activities are cryptobiotic, hidden from view, so it can be a surprise to home owners when they are informed that their
A common mistake that homeowners experience is mistaking a carpenter ant for a termite. While having carpenter ants is a problem, termites are a much bigger problem. To distinguish between the two you can look at a few different components,
Human dwellings and outbuildings provide shelter for rats and mice during cold periods. Crawl space areas beneath homes or attics are common rat escapes. Rats will also utilize garages, sheds or even inside your home. They do not like open
Carpenter ants are large ants that tend to invade homes in Texas starting in late winter and early spring. The common myth about Carpenter Ants is that they invade homes by eating wood the same way termites do. This is
Statistics say that 20 percent of people in the south have either had or encountered a bed bug infestation. Assuming that a bed bug can withstand temperatures from freezing to 122 degrees fahrenheit and can go months without feeding bed
The multicolored Varied Carpet Beetles are tiny indoor anomalies that are often seen on furniture, curtains and carpet. This beetle in larval form (baby to young adult) is commonly found in houses while adults are usually found outside feeding off
Most people seem to think that in the winter all the pest that cause problems in their homes have died off, therefore, assuming that pest control during these cold months is not necessary. This assumption has been proven to be
We’ve all been there before. Green detergents that don’t actually get your clothes clean. Water-saving toilets that have to be flushed twice. Does the promise of green always come at the cost of compromise? Not always. A growing number of
Did you know that the biggest pest problem a Texas homeowner will face is ants? Not termites, not spiders or roaches, but ants. There are a mind boggling amount of types of ants- about 22,000 species inhabit the Earth.
Your home is your castle and your treasure, and should be treated as such. Did you know that Sentricon Termite Colony Elimination Baiting System protects some of our National treasures such as the Statue of Liberty, and the White House?