Monthly Archives June 2016

Gigantic Swarm of Termites Shows Up on New Orleans Radar Map

In an absolutely terrifying video of a radar map, termites have been seen swarming what looks like half of Louisiana. “It’s not very typical that we see that type of feature in the evening,” said Alek Krautmann, meteorologist for the National Weather Service. “We noticed it and figured out that it’s very likely inset swarms.” The radar technology used by the National Weather Service can successfully identify biological scatters that are often flocks of birds, but this most recent report suggests that it was primarily termites and other insects swarming around New Orleans. “A log of people in New Orleans
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Do You Have Termites? 5 Ways to Be Sure Before Calling Pest Control

Termites are a homeowner’s absolute worst nightmare. Every year in the U.S., about 600,000 homes are damaged by termites. Termite damage can cost a single homeowner an average of $3,000 in repairs alone. Compared to that, the average cost of a pest control service only averages between $109 and $284, which is only three to nine percent of the aforementioned repair costs. In areas like Georgia and Tallahassee termite control is a serious issue, but how do you know when it’s time to call in an exterminator? Tap the wood around your home. Does it sound hollow? That could be
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