Termites

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Tried-and-true termite control advice

January 2, 2020 By
Follow theses 10 tips to help take your termite control work to the next level. Read more»
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Termites in the trenches

January 2, 2020 By
There’s no better example of pest management professionals (PMPs) protecting property than termite control work. Each year, these pests are responsible for structural damage that costs property owners billions of dollars, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Termite control... Read more»
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Termite control experts needed

November 5, 2019 By
If you are proud of the termite control services you and your company offer, please tell us more about how you help stop these pests from inflicting hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages on your customers’ structures. We want... Read more»
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NPMA examines spray foam insulation and termite control

November 5, 2019 By
PMP columnist Dr. Jim Fredericks, and VP of technical and regulatory affairs for the National Pest Management Association, shares the challenges termite inspectors face when a crawlspace or basement has spray foam insulation. Read more»

Optimal conditions for termite behavior

September 28, 2019 By
For subterranean termites, the probability can be explained in a linear fashion: Y = x1 + x2 + x3 where Y= feeding and damage, x1 = wood decay, x2 = moisture content, and x3 = environmental conditions at the infestation... Read more»

Beware: Termiticide treatment zone disruptions

September 26, 2019 By
Flooding and other effects from significant storms can disrupt termiticide treatment zones. If the termiticide layer is disturbed, the treatment zone may not be effective and the termiticide may need to be reapplied. The key factor that determines whether a... Read more»

Foaming for termites

September 24, 2019 By
Foaming is a great technique that can enhance termite control services. Foam provides more thorough treatment coverage, and can position active ingredients in hard-to-reach areas such as dirt-filled porches and stoops, voids under slabs, slab penetrations, expansion joints, pipe chases,... Read more»
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7 steps for preconstruction liquid subterranean termite wood treatment

August 14, 2019 By
To ensure an even, consistent and successful preconstruction liquid subterranean termite wood treatment, follow these tips. Read more»

Termite infestations: Identification then management

August 7, 2019 By
Dr. Janis Reed, BCE shares details about identifying termite infestations correctly in order to make an effective management plan Read more»

Getting aggressive with an aerial colony

July 28, 2019 By
Carmen Clark, southern Alabama branch manager for Fairhope, Ala.-based Havard Pest Control, has more than a decade of experience in termite control. But as many pest management professionals (PMPs) can attest, he’s never too experienced to learn something new —... Read more»