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Spring Time Is When The Ticks Come Out To Play

tickctaA full female tick can lay 3,000 eggs in the Spring, but don’t think ticks aren’t active now.

These relatives of the spider and scorpion are nasty biters that suck blood over a period of several days. Once a tick is on its host, it will crawl up to the head, biting around the ears, neck and scalp, where skin is thinner. Read more >>

Termites Are Nastier Than You Think!

CTA Termite FecesWere you aware that termites use their own feces as building materials?

The first sign of a termite infestation may be wormlike mud tunnels that run up walls or foundations. Termites are particularly attracted to damp wood which may be found in basements and tunnels, so termites are often discovered either within basements or emerging from them. The tunnels are created by subterranean termites who use their feces, or frass, as part of the building material for the tubes. Read more >>

Termite Colonies

CTA Termites2 jsSpring is a time for fun, even for termites. Rain and warm weather encourage termites to fly and create new colonies.

Termites are often called the “silent destroyer” because they may be secretly hiding and thriving in your basement or yard without any immediate signs of damage. While each termite species thrives in different climates and eats different types of food, all termites require four things to survive — food, moisture, shelter and optimal temperature. Unfortunately, all homes, regardless of their construction type, can provide these ideal conditions for termite infestation. Read more >>

Fire Ants

CTA fire ants jsFire ants are incredibly sting-happy. They will sting any time they feel vibrations, including human movement. Yowzers!!

A typical fire ant colony produces large mounds in open areas, and feeds mostly on young plants,seeds and sometimes crickets. Fire ants often attack small animals and can kill them. Unlike many other ants, which bite and then spray acid on the wound, fire ants bite only to get a grip and then sting (from the abdomen) and inject a toxic alkaloid venom. Read more >>

Intrastate Pest Control's highly trained technicians possess a keen understanding of the pest pressures our region faces and are ready to help you get rid of bed bugs, stink bugs and termites as well as other insect, rodent and pest activity.

At Intrastate, we are dedicated to being your trusted exterminator and offer comprehensive residential and commercial pest control programs that will protect property and health.

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