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Why Do Termites Eat Wood?

Termites are detritivores (also known as detritus feeders), needing water, cellulose, and shelter to survive. Cellulose is an organic fiber found in wood and plant matter. They dine on the cellulose, the best source of nutrition for their dietary requirements, absorbing both the moisture and nutrients. Our homes have ample supplies of dead [...]

2017-10-04T12:47:00+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Bugs, Pests, Termites|

The Ants Go Marching One By One Hurrah

Have you ever wondered why ants march one by one? Ants are actually very social insects and have a strict organized life which involves traveling great distances away from their nests looking for food. They seem to walk in a straight line one by one, because they are actually following a path that maps the [...]

2017-09-13T08:42:55+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Ants, Pests|

The kitchen is not only the most popular room in the house for people, but also pests..

After a long summer rain, you may find little creepy crawlers inside your home. With your kitchen housing the food for you and your family, as well as others living in your home, pests make themselves at home in your kitchen. It’s virtually like being at a buffet for these uninvited guests! Our [...]

2017-09-01T10:01:28+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Pests|

Little Miss Muffet calls TERMINIX

Spiders are not usually aggressive and only become aggressive when they unknowingly trapped or about to get smashed. But, you should familiarize yourself with a couple of venomous spiders that reside in Louisiana. In the US the two most venomous spiders are the Black Widow and Brown Recluse, and both of them are located in Louisiana. [...]

2017-03-02T21:48:00+00:00 August 30th, 2016|Spider, Terminix|

Termite Shelter Tubes

Termite Shelter Tubes You may have seen them before, especially if you have had termites, they are little paths of what looks like dirt. These little tunnels are called Termite Shelter Tubes and they are created by Subterranean Termites. Because these termites need a moist environment, they build tunnel tubes to protect them from weather and [...]

2017-03-02T21:48:00+00:00 August 22nd, 2016|Termites|