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Does Mulch Attract Termites?

Can mulch cause a termite infestation? Spring is definitely in the air throughout the New Orleans Metropolitan Area. Flowers are blooming and the grass is growing which means it is time to pluck weeds and add new mulch to the gardens. But, as you are spreading the mulch, have you ever thought about whether the [...]

2017-03-20T15:58:52+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Terminix, Termites|

New Home Termite Protection Service

Building a new home is an exciting experience. No matter if you are a Homeowner or home builder, if you are building a new custom home, the more you know about the homebuilding process, the more enjoyable your experience is likely to be. You will probably start out with deciding on what type of home [...]

2017-03-09T18:41:59+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Terminix, Termites|

What Are Crazy Ants & How Do They Get Into The Home?

What Are Crazy Ants? The species of ants known as Crazy Ants were so named because of their quick, unpredictable movements. Originating in South America, they have made their home in Texas and the Gulf Coast region. Their survival and proliferation is largely due to each colony having numerous queens. Rather than live in centralized [...]

2017-03-02T21:47:59+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Ants, Pests|

WHAT IS A BEDBUG AND HOW DO THEY SPREAD?

WHAT IS A BEDBUG AND HOW DO THEY SPREAD? We have all heard the old adage, Night, night! Sleep tight! Don’t let the bedbugs bite! But do we know what bedbugs are, and do we know how they spread? Worst of all, are they alive and well in your home? Bedbugs are approximately the [...]

2017-03-02T21:47:59+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Bed Bugs, Pests|

Are These Bugs Skeeter Eaters?

They have hit the New Orleans Metropolitan Area in swarms. They are big, maybe a little scary, and they look like over sized mosquitoes. They go by many names Daddy-long Legs, Gully Nippers, Golly Wopper, Mosquito Hawks.....So, what exactly are they and Are These bugs Skeeter Eaters? They Are Crane Flies or Tipulidae These bugs [...]

2017-03-02T21:47:59+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Mosquitos, Pests|

Mosquitos during the Winter

Do Mosquitos disappear during the winter? In Louisiana, we are always happy when that first cold spell comes through, reducing the humidity and heat. One of the benefits of the cold is that the mosquitos seem to disappear. But, should we still be aware and cautious of Mosquitos during the Winter? Unfortunately, mosquitos do not disappear [...]

2017-03-02T21:47:59+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Mosquitos, Pests, Terminix|

A Customer Experience

At Terminix, we believe in providing customer service. Whether you need Termite Control, Pest Control, Residential or Commercial Services, the Terminix Team is here to help you. Below is one of our client's personal experiences: Around my house, we have a Termite Contract, the Sentricon System, as well as the Pest Control Service. This could [...]

2017-03-02T21:47:59+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Pests, Terminix|

Firewood Storage Tips

New Orleans Firewood Storage Tips One day the temperature in New Orleans is going to drop again and we can enjoy our fireplaces, but until then our firewood will just sit. The question is where is the best place to store firewood? Throughout this article you will learn some quick Firewood Storage Tips that will [...]

2017-03-02T21:47:59+00:00 January 18th, 2017|Pests, Terminix, Termites|

Shoo Fruit Fly….Don’t Bother Me

Fruit flies are definitely one of the most irritating of the pests. They seem to like to fly around the face and will not go away even if you are lucky enough to get one. It makes you want to yell Shoo Fruit Fly....Don't Bother Me! Shoo Fruit Fly....Don't Bother Me Fruit flies are extremely difficult [...]

2017-03-02T21:47:59+00:00 January 9th, 2017|flies|