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,…
To the average homeowner, termites might seem like they are all the same. They’re small, stubborn pests that chew through wood and cause internal damage to structures. Yet for pest control companies, termites are not all the same, and knowing which ones we’re dealing with is helpful in controlling and eradicating the infestation. The two…

Types of Termites in Baton Rouge

There are four types of termites that live in Baton Rouge: Dampwood Drywood Formosan Subterranean termites Some termites are native to the state of Louisiana and have been here for as long as we can remember, while others were introduced into the state over time. Termites are often referred to as “silent killers” because they…

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…
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…
TAP Insulation is a type of green insulation that is used in both new and existing homes and buildings. In addition to the standard functions of insulation, TAP also controls pests such as cockroaches, ants and termites. When you combine both the eco-friendliness of the insulation and its ability to ward off common household pests,…

Common Household Bugs in Louisiana

There are many wonderful things about living in Louisiana, but the bugs usually aren’t at the top of the list (unless you are taking about “mud bugs” or crawfish)! The warm, semi-tropical climate is favorable to pests, which is why Louisiana is known for its readily available supply of bugs and insects. Some insects are…