How Does an Exterminator Treat for Termites?

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Do you want to know how an exterminator treats for termites? Read the article below for a detailed description of the process a professional will take to treat  your property for termites. About Termites      Termites are wood-destroying insects that live in the soil. They are present in every state in the United States except for Alaska. Their part in nature … Read More

Winter Pests 101

Winter in Wichita, Kansas can be quite unpredictable. Some years it gets very cold and others it can be quite mild. Despite the fluctuating weather, insect pressures are still usually fairly consistent. Like all animals, insects have found a way to adapt to their environment. Here are several different ways that insects have adapted to the winter season: They avoid … Read More

Termite Treatment Kills the Colony

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Colony Elimination with Sentricon Termite treatment is best managed by a professional. It is not something that can be solved with over the counter products or sprays. Our treatment can only be provided by a licensed and certified technician. The termite treatment that we use is called the Sentricon Always Active Colony Elimination System®. Each termite bait station is equipped with enough … Read More

How Can I Tell If I Have Termites?

Termites are small but they have the ability to impact your home in a big way. So many homes in Wichita have termite colonies living in the foundation without the homeowners even realizing it. According to the National Pest Management Association, termites are responsible for as much as five billion worth of property damage each year. In fact, as you … Read More

Termite Swarm Homes in April

What is a termite swarm? Termites can unexpectedly explode from a tiny hole in a wall or a crack in cement creating a horrific scene for homeowners known as a termite swarm. The swarm is the emergence of large numbers of reproductive termites from a termite colony, usually in the spring when conditions are just right. These winged insects, brownish … Read More

Interview with the Owner

What should home owners be thinking about right now? This time of year, people should be getting ready for bugs that will emerge in the spring. Brown recluses are hibernating in the attic and having babies and once it warms up they will come down looking for food. Because of this, it’s best to be proactive and do an attic … Read More

Green Without the Wimpy

[heading type=2]A Green Product That Actually Works[/heading] We’ve all been there before. Green detergents that don’t actually get your clothes clean. Water-saving toilets that have to be flushed twice. Does the promise of green always come at the cost of compromise? Not always. A growing number of green products actually equal or outperform less earth-friendly options. That’s the case with … Read More

Mapping the Termite Genome?

Termites are a big problem for all of us in Wichita, from different companies and industrial spaces to individual homes and apartments. They are certainly persistent and troublesome little things. Once they get into any structure, it is important to act quickly and go to great lengths to deal with them. Most of the time, it requires a lot of … Read More

Termites in my home!

Spring is a season we all wait for here in Wichita – the sun starts to shine, the flowers start to bloom, and the termites come out to feast. Well, that last one isn’t necessarily the best thing to happen in spring. In fact, it can be one of the worst things that happen to your home. Termite infestations show … Read More

Winning against termite infestation

[heading type=2]Say Goodbye to Termite Infestation[/heading] The best approach to protect your home from termite infestation is to avoid conditions that aid termites in gaining access. There are several simple things you can do to help avoid termites. First, do not allow the wood from your home to come in contact with the soil. The minute wood sets on earth, … Read More