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 […]

Mice inside? Here are some obvious entrances?

Mice inside the home is a common problem especially during the winter.  In fact, its the most popular pest we service from the months of September thru March.  The common question that most people ask is, how are they getting in?  The answer is different with every home, but there are some common places to […]

How to catch mice in a home

How to catch mice is a matter of persistence and knowing the particulars of your prey. Can you do it? Every year mice are a problem throughout the world.  Over history rodents in general have been responsible for not only disease, but also contamination of food stuffs and food areas.  To say that mice are […]

Wasps in a wall are a real problem

Wasps in a wall can be quite a dilemma for the average homeowner.  The reason is that rarely does a homeowner approach the issue knowing exactly what’s going on and what the consequences are for taking care of the problem wrong. Here’s what the average scenario looks like to a homeowner: They see wasps (more […]

CT Exterminators

CT exterminators are unique in that we deal with all kinds of strange situations. Our weather is such that we have many different pests that can be challenging at different times of the year. The challenges that CT exterminators are faced with are typically because of the weather. However, there are times when the pests […]

Termite mud tube

So, you found a termite mud tube.  Now what? Finding a termite mud tube in your home is a sure sign that termites have been there.  The next logical questions should be; how did it get there? What type of termite created it? Are the termites still there?  Where else could the termites be and […]

Termites can eat through foam insulation

Termites can eat through foam insulation.  That’s right and it happens all the time.  Back in the 80’s it was a common practice for Connecticut home builders to install rigid foam insulation from the outside exterior footing all the way up to the sill plate around the entire exterior perimeter of the home foundation.  The […]