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Tag: drywood termites

Look for signs of drywood termites

July 14, 2020 By
Sometimes swarming ants are confused with drywood termites, but the differences can be easily recognized by pest management professionals. Read more»
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Check your termite knowledge

April 20, 2020 By
Take this tech test with questions and answers supplied by pest control industry experts to see how well you know termites. Read more»
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Put training in your termite toolbox

February 4, 2020 By
Dr. Faith Oi, a University of Florida associate extension scientist, shares litigation and claims in termites and other wood-destroying organism work. Read more»
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West Indian drywood termites. PHOTO: NPMA

American Pest Control spots drywood termites rare to northeast Georgia

November 14, 2019 By
When technician Andy Deutsch spotted a drywood termite in the Five Points area of Athens, Ga., he knew he had encountered something different. Read more»
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Tools for termites

March 24, 2019 By
Product manufacturers share what’s new, what’s coming, and their forecasts for 2019-2025. Read more»
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Orkin releases Top 50 Termite Cities list

March 5, 2019 By
Orkin released its first-ever Top 50 Termite Cities list. Miami, Fla., tops the list, followed by Los Angeles, Calif., in second place. Tampa, Fla.; New York, N.Y.; and New Orleans, La., round out the Top 5, respectively. The list is... Read more»
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Determine termite species before treatment

August 3, 2018 By
Step one when treating termites is to determine the species, since treatments can be different. Read more»
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Nisus Corp.: TrueTech 7000

September 15, 2017 By
The TrueTech 7000 is a seven-gallon, portable 4-in-1 unit that can be used to treat a multitude of pest problems with foam, mist or spray. It is ideal for drywood treatments and under-slab termite treatments in addition to regular surface... Read more»
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Know your termite species

July 6, 2017 By
Not every termite is Reticulitermes flavipes. Be alert for signs of unexpected termites. We have dozens of termite species, but only a few are found damaging structures. It’s pretty easy to recognize termites, but telling one species from another at... Read more»
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Use silica dust for drywood termite prevention

June 28, 2017 By
Drywood termites commonly enter structures through attic or foundation vents, or under eaves or shingles. Unlike subterranean termites, they don’t require a connection to damp soil, so they don’t construct mud tubes over concrete. The appearance of tan to reddish-brown... Read more»
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