Posts tagged with: termites

Monday, April 1, 2013 This April, the National Pest Management Association encourages homeowners to take precautions against common pests FAIRFAX, VA – The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) celebrates April as National Pest Management Month, an observance that’s been taking...
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Carpenter bees are often mistake for bumble bees because of their similarity in size and color. Habits Often found under decks or porch railings and under the eaves of a house. Make nests by tunneling into wood. Leave a trail...
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Wednesday marked the first day of Spring.  For many of us that means one thing…Spring Cleaning!  We often think about all the things to do indoors but what about outdoors?  It’s time to spring clean your lawn as well. Here...
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Termites are very destructive and cause billions of dollars of damage to homes each year in the U.S.  That is why we are dedicating March’s Pest of the Month to TERMITES! Habits Operate under a caste system. There are workers,...
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When the season starts getting warm, the termites start to swarm! So what does that mean for homeowners?  If homeowners spot fully grown winged adults (swarmers), then the damage may already be done. If the swarmers are found within the...
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Northwest Exterminating recently added another tool to our website that will benefit business and homeowners.  The 2013 Pest Calendar is available for printing and download on our site.  Each month we highlight a particular pest that is often seen at...
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Normally, an invitation from a friend to go out to lunch will be met with enthusiastic acceptance. However, if your friend tells you that bugs are on the menu, you’ll probably take a rain check. Here in the U.S. most...
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The fear of insects is normal.  For some, the fear can be so severe that it can be diagnosed as entomophobia, a fear or aversion to insects.  This fear can confine people to their homes without the ability to enjoy...
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Ants are one of the pests that can be an issue year around.  Although controlling ants can be difficult…it is possible. Size is a big advantage to the small ants.  Because they are so small, they can enter a structure...
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A Columbus family recently had some unwelcome guests in the form of Formosan termites.  Out of over 2,000 species of termites, Formosan termites or “Super Termites” are the most aggressive.  They are native to Asia and often make their way...
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