Termites harbor one celled organisms in their digestive tracts and these organisms convert cellulose into substances the termites can digest.
Sometimes an Ant colony may establish a nest near the edge of a foundation slab, from which the foragers will move inward along plumbing and electrical entries, or through cracks and expansion joints in the foundation.
Carpenter ants are occasionally found nesting in perfectly dry environments inside hollow veneer doors and other void areas. They may be found nesting in a cavity in insulation above a ceiling or in a wall void.
Gophers are active year round, but are the most visibly active in the spring and fall when the soil is of the ideal moisture content for digging. Cut roots are usually stored in small chambers within the burrow.
Indoors, Oriental cockroaches prefer dark, moist areas such as under porches, crawl spaces, basements and floor drains. Because Oriental cockroaches often move into dwellings in large numbers, a perimeter or barrier treatment is recommended when cockroaches are found living outside. Oriental cockroaches, also known as water bugs, are usually not found on walls or cupboards since they are more more sluggish than their American counterparts. Oriental cockroaches are also more likely to travel through sewer or other waste pipes, making them very good at spreading filth. It is important to know what type of cockroach you are dealing with to make sure you get the right treatment. Call Eary today and one of our professional treatment specialists will evaluate your cockroach issue and give you a plan to eliminate the problem.
Fire Ant – Nest entrances may be craters in the ground scatters over an area of from 2-4 square feet or under boars and stones by a tuft of grass, in cracks in concrete and underneath the house.
Red Ants infests any type of land except swampy areas and dense forests, constructing large, hard, earthen mounds that interfere with cultivating and harvesting operations and cause damage to farm machinery.
Black widow Spiders and brown recluse Spiders in buildings are similar to those of any building invading Spiders in corners, under and behind furniture and household appliances, in undisturbed clutter in garage and debris under buildings.
Termite pellets may be in conical piles if they have dropped only a short distance, or they may be scattered if they have fallen from a greater distance, as from a ridgepole, rafter, or sheathing, to the floor of the attic.
Mice explore and re-explore their home territories daily and become very familiar with every pathway leading to and from feeding and watering locations, burrow entrances and spots to hide.