(Infographic) Termites: The Perfect Weather Conditions for Termite Infestation
Posted on: July 6, 2015 | by Tony Kaufman

Is Termite Activity Seasonal? The environment in Phoenix, Arizona, is ideal for subterranean termites. These termites require with plenty of wood to consume. While most people think Arizona is a dry, hot desert, subterranean termites nest bar underground, allowing them to become a major problem for homeowners in a hurry. It is important to receive a termite inspection in Phoenix if you are planning on buying a new home, or you are concerned about termites.Read More: What You Need to Know A …

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12 News: Wet spring brings out Valley termites
Posted on: June 22, 2015 | by Tony Kaufman

Varsity Termite and Pest Control Media Coverage- Termite InfestationClick here to read the full news story. Want more information about the current weather conditions bring termite infestations to the valley? View the helpful termite infographic on how to spot indications of termite activity. Local Arizona Termite Company Finds Termite Infestations After Valley Rain Press Release- PHOENIX, Ari., June, 2015- A local Mesa termite removal company is seeing a spike in termite activity throug …

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What You Need to Know About Treating Termites
Posted on: January 15, 2015 | by Tony Kaufman

Treating Termites Mesa AZ- Varsity Termite and Pest Control Termite Treatment Mesa Arizona Dealing with termites can be a frustrating problem for homeowners. The termites are normally called “silent destroyers” because they can take down an entire home if you do not know they are hiding there. Hiring a Mesa termite company is the best way to avoid dealing with serious problems that can destroy your home.Read More: 4 Ways to Detect Termite Activity What Termites Eat Termites are detritus feeders, meaning they feed on dead plants and trees. The …

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Methods of Termite Removal
Posted on: October 1, 2014 | by Tony Kaufman

Methods of Removal Termites are threatening to your home and can cause serious damage if not resolved. Termites feed on the wood foundation within the house. This means they can spread throughout your home leading to more money for repairs. If the termites spread throughout the home, unnoticed for a long period of time, the damage may be irreparable. Finding the termites themselves may be hard due to their size and ability to hide within the wood.For signs of termite infestation read more …

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How Detect If You Have Arizona Termites or Ants
Posted on: May 13, 2014 | by Tony Kaufman

Termites Infesting or Do You Have an Ant Problem? It is difficult to tell the difference between a swarm of carpenter ants and a swarm of termites. Termites have a rectangular body without any constriction. The termite’s antennae’s are straight and beaded. If you take a closer look then you can find that the termite has four wings of equal size and shape. Their wings fall off easily and you can find a lot of them near any termite nesting site. Their wings are longer than their body too. Ant …

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The Architectural Wonder of the Termite Tube
Posted on: November 2, 2012 | by Tony Kaufman

Termites of most varieties must maintain contact with the soil, but this might seem farfetched when they are eating away at wood studs on the second floor of a building. Unless they have the technical capabilities to provide water lines to their positions, how do they maintain this connection to moisture?The termite tube is an amazing structure. Workers make these tubes as they travel from the ground upwards. They use spit, dirt, and some of the wood they consume to build these compact and a …

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Termites – The Number One Dynasty in the World
Posted on: October 8, 2012 | by Tony Kaufman

All the great civilizations of the world have been successful because they had organization and a hierarchy. Although a democracy promotes equality, there are always class distinctions. The Mayas, Greeks, Romans, Egyptians, and other dynasties of the past had rules and structure that gave everyone his or her place. Termite Colonies and Termite InfestationsInsects have a system based on members of the group performing specific tasks. Termites have a preset job or duty at their inception. W …

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A Specialized Destroyer – The Dampwood Termite
Posted on: August 28, 2012 | by Tony Kaufman

Most people don't consider selective eating when they think about termites. It would seem that termites want to eat everything in their path until there is nothing left. Since they eat continually and process their food as they go, it doesn't matter if they are small. Some colonies can number over 2 million, and they all eat.Still, there are termites who only want certain parts of wood or, as we all well know, our homes. The dampwood termite is a brownish colored member of this insect family …

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Termites – Interesting but Destructive
Posted on: August 25, 2012 | by Tony Kaufman

Termites, aside from being the most destructive insects in the world, are quite interesting. Some facts about termites might surprise you. First, even though they are very small creatures, when you total the weight of these creatures, it amounts to more than the total weight of all humans.Unlike humans, termites stay busy. Their colonies operate every day and night of the year, consuming wood non-stop 24/7. That is why damage from these eating machines totals over 2 billion each year.…

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Wood and Termites – A Long Term Relationship
Posted on: August 18, 2012 | by Tony Kaufman

Wood is the most common structural element for two reasons primarily. It is available almost anywhere in the world, and it is easy to work with. Concrete and steel are much more problematic to work with than wood. Wood is also less expensive to use for buildings than most other materials.With the exception of the foundation, window glass, and roof, an entire house can be built from wood and wood byproducts. Professional carpenters can erect a building in a matter of days, except for the fini …

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