Termites and pressure treated wood

Termites and pressure treated wood are generally two things you don’t hear in the same sentence.  This is mainly because we’ve been led to believe that pressure treated wood will prevent all instances of termites.  Contractors use treated wood for ground contact installs, new sill plates and finally even to repair termite damage.  I have […]

Why do I have rats? Signs and clues

What’s that noise, a rat? Why do I have rats?  If this sounds like you, you’re not alone.  Many people have rats these days and they’re not all living in the inner city.  Most of our new rat calls are coming in from the suburbs.  Here’s what you need to know. Why do I have […]

Carpenter bees do damage

Carpenter bees do damage to millions of homes each year.  However, even though carpenter bees are considered wood destroying the damage they do is never structural. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t know what to look for. During the months of April and May we get numerous calls from concerned homeowners.  Many are concerned about the […]

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 […]

Where do ants hide? The truth is hard to believe

Where do ants hide?  It’s a question that boggles the mind of many people who have ants in their home.  The reason is that more often than not they’re within wall cavities.  Some people have had ants in their home for years and never call a professional.  This can be a huge error as the […]