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stink bugStink Bug Season is Almost Over

Thankfully, the stink bug season is coming to an end. Learn more about there life-cycle, and a few pointers that will help you out next year when the smelly pests return… Read More

Avoiding Bee Stings

Being stung by a bee is never fun, especially to those that are allergic. Stings can be fatal.
Here are a few tips to help you prevent from “bee”-ing stung… Read More

West Nile Virus Responsible For Bald Eagle Deaths

Utah State officials, and nature lovers alike, have been left wondering what has been killing off our beloved bald eagles. Now scientists at the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) believe they have an answer… Read More

Getting Rid of Sugar Ants in South Florida

Sugar ants are a persistent pest all across south Florida. When you get an infestation of these tiny but numerous insects, you will know it immediately. These pesky ants get into the pantry and begin wreaking havoc… Read More

How To Keep Mice Out Of Your Car Engine

Any vehicle that is parked with a warm engine on a cold day is an invitation to any rodent seeking some warmth, plus they love munching on your car cables… Read More

Formosan TermitePest Of The Week: Formosan Termites

Commonly found in the southern United States, Formosan termites have earned the nickname “Super Termite.” In as little as three months, a colony of Formosan termites can wipe out a home; munching on 15 ounces of wood a day. Yes, they’re destructive!

Some eleven U.S. states have reported Formosan termites. These include (in no particular order): Texas, South Carolina, North Carolina, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, Mississippi, California, and Louisiana. The reason they are found in theses states, and not states with colder climates, is because the Formosan termites eggs will not hatch in colder temperatures (below 68 degrees).

Formosan termites are a very severe pest control problem, and can be extremely difficult to exterminate. They are so bad, that once the have been well established in an area, they have never been 100 percent completely exterminated for the area in its entirety. Formosan termite colonies are huge, with nests burrowing 300 feet into the ground. It’s best to catch and treat them early if you can, with professional termite control, to avoid significant property damage.

 

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Anthony Ball is a Content Marketing Manager with Bulwark Exterminating, an industry leader in providing high quality pest control service. Bulwark is fully operational in nine states, including thirteen major cities. While Bulwark provides pest extermination for common pests like ants, roaches, crickets and spiders; the company’s differentiating aspect is great personalized service. Bulwark uses the finest and most effective products in the world to solve common pest problems.

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