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 […]

Ants in Spring: Its kind of normal

Ants in spring are a common call that we get.  In fact, some people call the same exterminator year after year to “kill” these ants.  Yet next year they’re back again.  Here’s a Connecticut pest control secret.  Depending on the weather and time of year the ants your dealing with are likely the same ants […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Termite mud tubes: CT termite control

Termite mud tubes are by far the most common sign of termites.  Especially the eastern subterranean termite as it’s the only termite we have in CT.  The subterranean termite is very elusive and if you don’t know what you’re looking for it’s mud tubes can be hard to find.  Once found though you’ll need to […]

Termite damage repair is a costly endeavor

Termite damage repair can be very costly, sometimes.  So, what are the real costs and where do they come from?  Read on. The real cost of termite damage repair The repair of termite damage is rarely in the cost of materials.  In fact, most termite damage repairs may only require $1000-$1500 in materials.  The real […]