Termites and foam insulation a losing combo

Termites and foam insulation don’t mix, period! The question is why? I’ve been around the pest control block a few times and most moderately experienced builders will tell you that foam board insulation is a problem.  The reason is that termites can eat foam when buried in the soil against the foundation.  This was/is an […]

Small ants with wings. A huge problem?

Small ants with wings are a problem that pest control companies in Connecticut deal with all the time.  Many times these pests are only a problem for a few days and then disappear.  When they’re gone some homeowners tend to think it was just a passing problem because of a spring warm up.  These homeowners […]

Termite treatment cost in CT

Termite treatment cost in CT can vary and there are really two main reasons why.  The first is that the products in the industry are far better than they were 20 years ago.  The second is there’s more competition.  Believe it or not these two reasons seem like a good thing, but for the consumer […]

VA termite inspections, does your home need one?

VA termite inspections, does your home need one and what are the consequences?.  The VA offers great interest rates on loans for men and women who have served in our armed forces.  However, many of these loans have difficult requirements that can hold up a loan.  The two main requirements that effect pest control are […]

Signs of termites: Do you really have them?

Signs of termites in your home can be upsetting, but are you sure what you’re looking at are really termites?  Over the past 25 years I’ve inspected 1000’s of homes for termites.  In that time many people who thought they had termites actually had an unrelated pest issue. In fact, many of the issues we […]

Termites in Connecticut

I don’t know why, but many people are shocked to hear that there are termites in Connecticut. The truth be told it’s actually a fairly common problem. I’m guessing that people mistakenly believe that since we have harsh winters there’s no way a termite could survive. However, Mother Nature is always working and gave termites a […]

Cost of Termite Treatment and Inspection

The true cost of termite treatment and inspection is different depending on who you talk to. In order to be sure that your’re getting the most for your money there are some things that you should know before you purchase the service. What do termites look like? Here’s a fact, we have people call our […]

Termite damage and homeowners insurance

Termite damage and homeowners insurance are two terms that don’t go together very well.  The reason is that most insurance companies wont’ cover initial termite damage to a home.  I know that may seem unfair, but it’s a fairly common practice among most all insurance companies.  Read on to find out why. Every year termites […]

CT termite inspection

So, you’re buying a home and now it’s time to get inspections in order. First, congratulations! Now, what kind of inspections should you have? Certainly at the top of the list is a good inspection for the following items: Heat Electric Structural Roof Water, radon and septic Next, you really need to think about a CT […]