Stunning natural beauty, temperate climate, vibrant cities, world-class education, and thriving arts & culture: it is no wonder that the Pacific Northwest continues to top lists of fast-growing areas. But new (and old) Pacific Northwest homeowners need to be aware of a destructive pest that also calls this region home: termites. Termites (along with carpenter […]
Crazy Termite Facts
Have you ever been curious what more there is to know about household pests like termites beyond the fact you don’t want them in your house? Do you wonder if there’s anything more to them besides being destructive and kind of creepy looking? Even if the answer is no, knowing the behaviors and habits of […]
What’s the Difference Between Ants & Termites?
Are you seeing wood or structural damage in your home? Are you confused about what pest to look for as a culprit? It could be that you’re suffering from termite or carpenter ant damage. Both of these pests are notorious for damaging wood in various places in your home, but it’s important to know which […]
Why Do You Need Termite Control?
Termites are a non-discriminatory pest: they can thrive in any type of climate and are relentless in their search for food. This is particularly troublesome for home or business owners, as our structures provide numerous food sources for all varieties of termites. Particularly in Washington state, subterranean termites threaten the structural integrity of your space. […]
Does the Pacific Northwest Have Termites?
Those of us who live in the Pacific Northwest have a few wood-destroying organisms to contend with: Carpenter Ants, Wood-Decay Fungus (wood-rot), and Termites. Here, we’re going to focus on our regional termite problems. And to understand termites in their proper light, it should be noted that in the natural environment termites have a vital […]
What Attracts Termites?
Of all the pests common in the Seattle area, termites are consistently among the most troublesome. They can be extremely difficult to spot and may cause extensive damage to the home before their presence is even recognized. The good news is that, like all pests, termites have habits, and understanding those habits is a key […]
What Are the Signs of Termites in My Home?
Termites often rank among the most dreaded pests for homeowners, because colonies can be difficult to detect and termites can cause significant structural damage before you ever notice their presence. While termites can be tough to spot without a close inspection, there are a number of key signs that can help you – and your […]
How Do I Protect My Home from Termites?
Termites cause billions of dollars in structural damage each year across the United States, and they are a significant problem for us locally in the Seattle area. The best tool for termite control is prevention, because making it more difficult for termites to establish a colony in your home can save substantial money – and […]