Tag: termite inspection

Overcoming foundation inspections hindered by mulch

August 9, 2018 By
Dr. Nicky Gallagher with Syngenta Professional Pest Management reveals how to prevent mulch from hindering termite inspections. Read more»
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Tips & Tricks: Bring these tools on termite inspections

May 18, 2016 By
As technology has evolved, so have the tools available for termite inspections — to even include X-ray devices. Although that particular device is not mandatory to conduct a proper inspection, there are others that are. Never leave home without a... Read more»
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Ride along with Speed Exterminating on a termite inspection

April 21, 2016 By
A Midwestern mid-winter termite inspection makes for a literal COLD-case file. Conducting a termite inspection in Ohio in the dead of winter seems counterintuitive; you’d be forgiven for thinking we should have our heads examined for seeking one out. However,... Read more»
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Sheperspective: Behold, the Proper Termite Inspection

May 28, 2015 By
A thorough termite inspection requires the proper equipment, hands-on training and sufficient time. Focus on the task at hand. Follow a consistent, logical pattern while moving slowly enough to recognize the clues, but fast enough to get the work done.... Read more»
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Dr. Nicky Gallagher, Technical Services Manager, Syngenta Professional Pest Management

Tips and Tricks: 5 Tools to Help Ensure a Thorough Termite Inspection

August 20, 2014 By
Here are five tools to help ensure a thorough termite inspection: Handheld methane detectors can sense the methane gas termites produce. Insert a probe into the inspection area, and an alarm will sound if the level indicates a termite infestation.... Read more»
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Tips & Tricks: Proper Termite Inspection

August 5, 2014 By
For proper termite inspection (and thus treatment), become familiar with the leading edge veins and how many veins are characteristic of the species you have in your area. Drywood species typically have three or four leading edge veins, while subterranean... Read more»