Termites

Drywood Termites Mt. Pleasant SC

Not all termites are created equal. Some live in underground colonies and some can live above ground and may never make contact with the soil. Drywood termites live inside wood and often get enough moisture from hot humid air, a leaky door or window casing. Drywood termites are often found in the East Cooper area due [...]

By |2017-03-10T16:26:59+00:00March 10th, 2017|Termites|Comments Off on Drywood Termites Mt. Pleasant SC

Termite queen Mt. Pleasant SC

Termite alates or "swarmers" will leave their colony and take flight usually after a heavy rain storm in the spring and fall. Residents of the East Cooper area will see these swarmers by the thousands. If the swarm is at night, they will usually be attracted to light around your home. The kings and queens [...]

By |2017-01-05T12:53:29+00:00August 24th, 2016|Termites|Comments Off on Termite queen Mt. Pleasant SC

Termites Mt. Pleasant

Homes built on a slab usually require inspection and treatment for termites below the bath tub drain. A small window is cut in the drywall near the plumbing and the exposed soil is treated. This pipe running under a tub drain has exposed soil around it which can be a potential access point for termites. [...]

By |2016-08-02T22:24:17+00:00July 26th, 2016|Termites|Comments Off on Termites Mt. Pleasant

Termite control on your slab home Mt. Pleasant SC

Homes built on a slab usually require inspection and treatment for termites below the bath tub drain. A small window is cut in the drywall near the plumbing and the exposed soil is treated. A vinyl door is then installed for future inspection and treatment.

By |2016-08-31T17:54:04+00:00July 26th, 2016|Termites|Comments Off on Termite control on your slab home Mt. Pleasant SC

Subterranean termites are swarming this time of year in Mt Pleasant SC

Subterranean termites are swarming this time of year in the East Cooper area. They usually swarm in the early morning or evening. Sometimes after it rains, the termites emerge from the ground with wings and are attracted to lights around your home. A humid environment makes a great opportunity for the termites to swarm. They [...]

By |2017-05-21T14:36:15+00:00July 26th, 2016|Termites|Comments Off on Subterranean termites are swarming this time of year in Mt Pleasant SC

Subterranean termite pressure heavy in Mt. Pleasant SC

Subterranean termite pressure in the East Cooper area is very heavy. Subterranean termites live in the soil and must have a moisture source to survive. Termites gain entry into elevated, slab and crawlspace homes by building shelter tubes on foundation walls, piers, lattice panels, chimneys, etc. Termites travel in these shelter tubes while causing damage [...]

By |2017-06-26T19:24:28+00:00May 25th, 2016|Termites|Comments Off on Subterranean termite pressure heavy in Mt. Pleasant SC