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Soaps, Detergents, and Termite Fumigation

By |March 16th, 2015|Categories: Termite|Tags: , , , |

Thrasher Termite & Pest Control, Inc. was recently asked if it was okay to use soap and detergent that remained inside a house during a termite fumigation. Our answer: No problem. Lather up! Preparation instructions for termite fumigation do not include removing soap or [...]

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10 Things Termite Companies Won’t Tell You

By |August 18th, 2014|Categories: Termite|Tags: , , , , |

Termite inspection reports are packed full of great information; but there are ten things that most termite companies will avoid telling you... 1. We can’t find anything. Give us any home to inspect and we will find something, even if [...]

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Failed Termite Fumigation or Filtering Frass?

By |April 3rd, 2014|Categories: Termite|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

How to Tell Whether a Drywood Termite Fumigation Failed It's rare, really, really rare that a drywood termite fumigation fails to kill all the drywood termites currently infesting a structure. So why might someone continue to find termite frass (a.k.a. [...]

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Subterranean Termite Damage Looks Like This

By |February 19th, 2014|Categories: Termite|Tags: , , , , , , |

Subterranean Termite Damage Revealed Most termite damage is invisible because termites are only interested in chewing through wood. Subterranean termite damage is no different, but they way they attack your home is very different from the behavior of drywood termites. [...]

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California Aeration Plan Protects Homeowners

By |February 10th, 2014|Categories: Termite|Tags: , , , , |

People driving by a tented house may wonder what the huge tube running up the side of the tent is for. The tube, or duct, is one component of the CAP protocol for flushing fumigants out and fresh air in. Implemented [...]

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Termites are Swarming–Protect Your Home Now

By |September 9th, 2013|Categories: Termite|Tags: , , , |

Termites are swarming in California and our phones are ringing off the hook! Here's a quick video about termite swarms.

Buyers Beware – And Order Your Own Termite Inspection

By |August 1st, 2013|Categories: Termite|Tags: , , |

Do you really want to trust the seller’s termite guy? We recently inspected a house at the request of the buyer's agent. What we discovered was so different than the findings in the seller's termite report that we wondered if [...]