Q: How often should my house be treated for termites?

 

A: Most likely, you should have your home inspected annually, following instructions of a responsible professional in your area.



Q: If treatment is done correctly, how long will an insecticide barrier be effective?

 

A: The termiticides used today for termite control are much less persistent in the environment than the older chemicals. When a termite treatment is properly applied, it should protect your home for approximately five years.

 

 

Q: Are white ants the same as termites?

 

A: No. Ants are in no relation to termites, and in fact, there is no such thing as a white ant. Termites have been incorrectly referred to as white ants purely by the color of their bodies and their similarity in appearance to ants.

 

 

Q: Do flying roaches make buzzing sounds?

 

A: The flapping of a roach’s wings could be responsible for the noise you hear. The two most common flying roaches are the American Cockroach and the Smoky Brown Cockroach.

 

 

Q: Do carpenter ants eat wood?

 

A: No. Carpenter ants do not eat wood; however, they will tunnel into wood (often soft, decaying wood) to make their nests.









 

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