Termites

Why Do Termites Swarm?

One of the questions we routinely get from our customers, is “why do termites swarm?” This is a really great question, and understanding can help prevent termite damage in the long run. Here at Emtec Pest Control, we pride ourselves on...
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Preventing Termite Damage in Unexpected Places

We know you’ve heard a lot about termite protection for your home or business, and you probably know all about how to look for signs of termite damage or infestation on your property. But with termite swarm season just around...
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Sentricon Baiting System Vs Liquid Barrier Treatment for Termites

Emtec Pest Control is proud of the fact that we were the first Certified Sentricon Specialists in Oklahoma. For residential termite control, we have been utilizing the Sentricon System for over 20 years with excellent results for our customers. In fact,...
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Just Because It’s Winter Doesn’t Mean You’re Safe From Termites

So far, December in our region of Oklahoma has been relatively mild. We only just recently saw our first light snow with temperatures below freezing on a steady basis. You may think that once everything freezes around your home then...
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Termites And Their Five Senses

Subterranean termites use their senses to help them stay on course with their destructive foraging, feeding, and reproducing. Luckily their five senses are a little different then ours: Sight Thankfully only the queen and king termites actually have eyes while...
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Avoid Expensive Damages; Get Termite Pretreatment

Hopefully, by now, everyone knows that termites cause costly damages to homes and businesses. They eat away at all sorts of structures and, if left alone over time, can be devastating. There are numerous ways to go about dealing with...
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Oklahoma Termite Control 101

Now that the official first day of summer has come and gone, the subterranean termite colonies in the area will begin to settle down from all their swarming and get to the simpler life of foraging and eating. Gone are...
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Top 6 Mistakes Made by Homeowners When Dealing With Termites

Termites are hungry creatures. All termites eat cellulose in its various forms as plant fiber; like wood, cotton, and paper. Cellulose is the most plentiful organic compound found in nature and your home is full of it; making your home...
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Termite Swarm Season Forecast and Evidence

According to The Old Farmer's Almanac, warmer weather is forecasted for Green Country in the coming weeks. We will likely still be in the midst of the termite swarming season this May, but when June comes around, as the temperatures...
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Termite Damage: Some Facts and What to Expect

Here in Green Country, damage from termites has been cited as one of the worst destroyers of homes and other buildings; often more so then fires, floods, and tornadoes. Unfortunately this area is home to some of the most devastating...
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