It's termite awareness week. As the season attempts to warm up, spring pests begin to stir. Franklin Pest Solutions is ready. Franklin and The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) have put together a list of termite hot-spots around your home. Read on to check the list and make sure your home is protected.
As Termite Awareness Week draws to a close, we're finally going to talk about what most of you will consider the two most important parts: Termite Control and Termite Prevention. Before you head down to investigate all that though, we recommend checking out This is Termite Week and Termite Awareness Week: Inspection and Information (Part 2) which were published earlier in the week.
For Part 2 of our Termite Awareness Week series we're going to be covering everything about termite information and termite inspection. If you haven't read it already, you should check out the kick off post This is Termite Awareness Week before continuing.
This year, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) has declared March 12 - 18 Termite Awareness Week. Over the course of the week we'll be covering everything termite. Termite information. Termite inspection. Termite control. Termite prevention. All the termite services! If it involves termites, we'll address it.
Spring is in full swing. Bugs are waking up and looking for food and comfy spots to establish new colonies. If they make their way to your property, would you be able to tell the difference between ants and termites in Indiana?
To help promote awareness, Franklin Pest Solutions and its sister companies, Cochnower Pest Control Lafayette and Kentucky Termite & Pest Control Louisville, join the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) in participating in Termite Awareness Week March 15-21 2015.
After a long, cold, harsh winter like we experienced, termites are going to be particularly hungry. And they won't discriminate when it comes to choosing which house to start nibbling on.
What do termites look like?
Depending on your geographical location, the way termites look as well as their habits may vary. In Northwest Indiana, we see quite a bit of homes with active termite colonies as well as homes with old damage from prior infestations. I know, we never think it'll happen to our house. And that's totally fine to think positively like that! But just in case, you didn't already know what they look like, here are some pictures of termites. They're different members of a subterranean colony.
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Consumers are looking for environmentally responsible products in unlikely places. The ever-expanding “green” movement made headlines with the release of “An Inconvenient Truth,” former Vice President Al Gore’s award-winning documentary on global warming. Now scores of environmentally responsible products are now being offered — hybrid vehicles, energy-efficient light bulbs, termite control … termite control Indiana? That’s right, now even termite control can leave a smaller footprint on the environment.