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Great Video on Termite Treatments and the Bait Station Scam

Posted on July 12, 2017 at 7:10 PM

Must watch if you have or ever considered bait stations. Just the other day we had a potential customer get talked into a large company's bait station offering. This was with an active infestation.......shhh! If you do not educate yourself as a consumer you might be left out for the wolves. They commonly pitch an up front cost vs. a chemical treatment. Then explain that after two years of monitoring they will do a chemical treatment if the bait stations don't work. That is after you paid for ...

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Bad industry practices-BEWARE

Posted on January 20, 2017 at 11:25 PM

Was completing a termite inspection today: of an obvious area of termite damage. However just because there is termite damage doesn’t mean the damage is recent; without further inspection. A lot of inspections/inspectors will skip this and move to just treatment recommendations. However this area of damage was about 15 ft wide by 10ft long running to the front window; that then ran down to a stoop (cement slab-your front porch) on the outside. I asked if the basement was finished and li...

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Posted on December 8, 2016 at 11:25 AM

Crosshair Professional LLC Pest and Termite Control can take care of mice prevention and infestations. Don't wait until your home has diseases, bacteria, viruses and parasites. Breathing in small particles from their droppings, urine, saliva or nesting materials can make you sick; especially from vacuuming (common from homeowners). The particles can get into the air when you sweep or vacuum. Some people might think that a couple of mice isn’t a big deal. But two mice in your home can do...

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What is the difference between carpenter ants and termites?

Posted on July 18, 2016 at 4:00 PM

There are a many differences between carpenter ants and termites. The body shape of a carpenter ant is like an hourglass–it narrows between the abdomen in the rear and the thorax in the front. The body of a termite is more cigar-shaped without the narrowing between the front and back halves of the body. When wings are present, carpenter ants have larger wings in the front and smaller wings in the back, whereas termite “swarmers” have relatively equal-sized wings. Carpent...

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