Posts Tagged ‘swarming termites’

Is your home protected from a termite infestation?

Termite Control is a must when you see the Swarming termites

Termite season is just around the corner, and there is nothing you can do to stop them….or is there.  For those of us who live here in the South, termites are an issue that must always be present in our minds.  With the recent addition of some warmer days and  a good supply of rain, […]

Fall Swarming Termites?? Scary Stuff!!

Termites are one of nature’s many “recyclers” of dead wood, which make them a very beneficial insect as a whole. The problem with this pest develops when they decide to turn their attention to recycling our homes which are, of course, made of …. dead wood. Termites, and in fact most insects, have been around […]

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

The “good” would be spring showers, so necessary for food production, lush lawn and colorful flower beds. The “bad” would be swarming ants, a real nuisance around the patio, ball park, etc.  The “ugly” would be swarming termites, an indication that a termite colony has reached a population sufficient to start new colonies.  During this […]

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 […]

Mother Nature Throws A Curve

Just when you think you have the insect world figured out …. it changes.   Though we have been anticipating evening swarms of Formosan termites, native subterranean termites have decided to have a late run of morning swarms instead.  Since the two types of termites have decided to somewhat merge swarm seasons, we thought it would […]