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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

What does a termite look like ?


This bug looks a lot like a winged ant, but it has several noteworthy differences, such as: White, transparent wings with rounded tips that are the same length. A tiny body no longer than a quarter of an inch.




Do I really need a termite treatment/Bond?


A termite bond is necessary if you plan to sell your house or if you are worried that a recently treated termite infestation might return. You may ask, should I renew my termite warranty? Yes, especially if you are in the process of selling a house, it is a great idea to renew your termite bond.




What are the signs that I have termites?


- Blisters in Wood Flooring. These areas or blisters can indicate termites feeding within or below. - Hollowed or Damaged Wood. Wood damage can be found below and behind surfaces like walls, floors and more. - Evidence of Swarms - Mud Tubes - Drywood Termite Droppings




How much damage can termites really do?


The largest subterranean termite colonies can eat up to a pound of wood per day. This damage, however, often goes unnoticed for many years. Because they slowly eat away at the wood inside your home, often without your knowledge, termite damage often severely impacts the structural integrity of your home.




Do termites have wings?


Both carpenter ants and termites have two pairs of wings, meaning they have four all together. There is a front pair and a back pair. On termites, both the front and back pair of wings are the same length. On carpenter ants, the back wings are significantly shorter than the front wings.




Which is better? termite stations vs liquid termite treatment?


The purpose in treating with a liquid is to create a treated zone throughout the potential entry points termites could use to infest the structure, thus stopping their ability to feed on it and do damage. The advantage with a liquid treatment is that it usually works much faster.