Biodiesel fuels is an emerging technology which some hope will eliminate the need for fossil fuels. Something found in the hindguts of a termite might help to revolutionize this industry into termite biodiesel fuels.
I frequently receive questions about termite wood damage and which lumber products are the best termite resistant woods. Here are the answers, but please don't ask me where all this wood can be purchased. That's a question for your lumber yard dealer.
***image2***Termite protection is a subjective term used by many pest management firms. Before signing an agreement you need to clearly understand what the pest control company means by œprotection and what their warranty covers. Buyer beware!
Drywood termites don't require a moisture source, so the homeowner does not usually know they are there doing their damage unless they swarm. It requires a pest control professional to do the inspection.
Treating houses that have become infested with termites takes patience and persistence. You should make sure that any pest control company you hire is as determined as you are to treat your termite problem until it is solved. Or, you can try do-it-yourself termite control techniques.
Africa is home to the largest structures ever built relative to the size of the builder. Termite mounds found in Africa can rise to heights of over thirty feet. In comparison, man would have to erect a building 2,743 feet high. The current tallest building is being built in Dubai and will rise to a mere 1,922 feet.
Hansel and Gretel dreamed of dwelling in a gingerbread house where they could take a tasty bite out of the walls whenever they were hungry. Termites might dream of living in a log cabin for the same reason. Learn about termite prevention in log homes here.
One in thirty homes becomes infested with termites each year. Subterranean termites can easily tunnel into support posts or floor joints that are in contact with the soil. Here's how to detect termite damage and when you need to make repairs.
***image3***There are numerous types of termite treatment options available to consumers including conventional liquid treatments, baits, gels, heat treatments and more. So, how do you decide what's best?
***image3***Home inspections for real estate transactions provide only a best-guess report as to whether termites are present. There are new termite inspection tools that can tell you what is hiding behind walls and ceilings.
***image2***Whether you are the buyer or seller of a home it is a foregone conclusion that you will have a home inspector check your property for the presence of termites. That termite inspection is supposed to give some warranty that the property is, in fact, free of active termites. The fact is, no one call tell you for sure if termites are or are not present.