Subterranean termites are the most destructive pests in our country, and they cost homeowners and businesses billions of dollars each year. They are found in all states except for Alaska, and they are most common in the southern states. Louisiana is one of the top states for termites because of our warm, subtropical climate.…

Why do Formosan Termites Swarm?

  When you think of the word “swarm,” the image of a group of insects flying together may come to mind. Yet when it comes to swarms in the termite world, the word means something very different.   What is a Termite Swarm? A Formosan termite swarm is not aggressive or tightly grouped together. Instead,…

What is Sentricon and How Does it Work?

The Sentricon Termite Colony Elimination System was introduced in 1995 as the first smart alternative to traditional liquid barriers. This baiting system has been proven to be effective at reducing and eliminating termite numbers and colonies, and it takes the unique biology and behavior of termites into consideration. Sentricon specifically looks at termite tunnels and…

Liquid vs. Bait Termite Treatment

Homeowners in Baton Rouge fear termites because they have the ability to cause structural damage in the home. In many cases, the damage has already been started by the time that termites are discovered. Since these pests are highly destructive, it’s important that the pest control methods used are both fast and effective. There are…

A Closer Look at Armadillos in Baton Rouge

People often think of armadillos living primarily in places like South and Central America, but they are not completely exempt from residing in the states, particularly in Louisiana, Texas, South Carolina and Florida. The species that is found in our local Baton Rouge area is the nine-banded armadillo, and this particular species has traveled northward…

Opossum Removal in Baton Rouge

If something has been getting into your garbage, eating your pet’s food and creating strange, scratching noises in the attic, it may not be squirrels or raccoons that are invading your property. It may be opossums coming into your Baton Rouge home. Opossums are especially skilled at identifying entry points that allow them to get…
In pictures, they look cute and innocent, but make no mistake; raccoons can be quite the pests. We often associate them with living in the streets and coming out at night to feast on garbage, but raccoons can also tear up people’s yards and make a home in the attic or underneath decks, leaving behind…
Silverfish are eight-legged insects that have scales on their bodies, which allow them to move very fast. This swift movement makes them resemble a fish, hence the name silverfish. And yes, they are all over Baton Rouge in homes and commercial buildings! They are silver or gray in color and approximately 0.5 to 1 inch…
You definitely don’t want pests in your home; they scare the kids and some carry disease and bacteria! But even more than that, some pests can cause severe damage to the home. By the time you see the effects of a pest infestation, it may be too late to prevent costly damage or illness. Fortunately,…

Benefits of TAP Insulation

TAP Insulation is an innovative product that combines eco-friendly insulation and a borate-based product to ward off pests in homes and buildings. This insulation is made for both new and existing structures and can be easily laid over accessible insulation. Let’s take a look at the many benefits to choosing this type of insulation for…