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Oranges not an alternative to whole house fumigation!

Oranges not an alternative to whole house fumigation! Some companies have been misleading consumers about the safety and effectiveness of treatments using orange oil (d-Limonene) products. Before you spend thousands of dollars you need to get the facts. (1) Orange oil is a spot treatment. Only detected, accessible colonies can be treated by drilling small …

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The Cost of Structural Repair from Termites

The Cost of Structural Repair from Termites Fewer forces are more destructive to homes than termites. Worse, unless the homeowner’s insurance carries a special rider, repairing termite damage is not covered. Because termites must stay hidden from ants, they are very difficult for homeowners to discover and can cause significant damage to properties before they …

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Termites and Demolition

Elin Nordegren, the former wife of the professional golf star Tiger Woods, demolished her $12.3 million home in early 2012. While the first reports commented on the extravagance of demolishing the multimillion dollar mansion only to rebuild it in the same spot with nearly the same design, the real reason for the demolition came out …

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Subterranean Termite Swarming

UC Davis says that Western subterranean termites are the most destructive type of termite in California. Subterranean termite swarming is seen usually in the spring and fall, when it is both warm and moist, an ideal environment. California is currently experiencing plague-like infestations in many urban areas of Southern California including areas in Los Angeles, OrangeCounty, …

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