How to Identify Winged Termites

By |2015-10-19T17:04:05-07:00October 1st, 2015|Categories: Termite|Tags: , , , , |

It's termite weather in Northern California. Rain followed by warm weather signals termite colonies to swarm. Those critters that look like ants with wings...termite swarmers. When you see one or two termite swarmers, they probably flew over from a neighbor's yard. [...]

Western Sidewalk Ants on the Move

By |2016-10-28T14:41:13-07:00January 30th, 2014|Categories: Ants|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Sinking sidewalks? Plummeting patios? The tiny Western sidewalk ant may be the root cause. Ants are one of the the world's prime earth movers, at least equal to earthworms. Unlike earthworms, they build extensive underground galleries in dry soil--such as [...]