Posts Tagged ‘Formosan Termites’

Formosan Termites: Identification, Infestation Signs, Termite Control & Prevention

Formosan termites

Finding out that your home is infested with termites is every homeowner’s worst nightmare. The Formosan termite species happens to be the worst of the worst. They are the most ferocious subterranean termite species, capable of chewing through wood, wallpaper, and even flooring. The worst part is that they will do it right in front […]

Sometimes A “Good Deal” Is Very Costly!!

The cooler temperatures have tempted many homeowners to start work on long awaited landscaping projects outdoors. Whether grabbing a pencil for the planning stage or diving right in, one very important factor to consider is what materials will be used for borders or retaining walls.  A word of caution to all dedicated yard aficionados, for […]

Formosan Termite Alert

The month of May is anticipated by many in order to honor Mothers; however, the month of May also marks the beginning of the Formosan Subterranean Termite swarm season in Alabama. Formosan termites have the potential to cause more destruction than our native subterranean termites.  Their colonies are much larger than native colonies and Formosan […]

Sometimes You Don’t Want The “Free Extras”!!

Many homeowners are taking advantage of the warmer temperatures to do some last minute landscaping before the winter cold locks us indoors.  To all those dedicated yard aficionados, for the good of your home and your neighbors’ homes, do not use recycled railroad ties in your landscaping endeavors.  While the purchase price of used railroad […]