termites

What Causes More Damage, Termites, or Carpenter Ants?

Termites and carpenter ants often have a lot in common than many homeowners are aware of. These two wood-destroying pests can cause severe structural damage to a property – making them one of the biggest motivators for pest control calls. Emtec Pest Control...

Do I Have Termites or Flying Ants?

Many homeowners are unaware that they have a termite problem until they start seeing swarms of flying insects, although not all flying insects are termites and could be another pesky pest like ants. The experts at Emtec Pest Control are trained...

Termites Are Still Busy

As the temperature continues to drop, termites are still busy finding wood sources and potentially making their way into your home. While the common misconception is that termites will go dormant in the winter, they will actually continue to work...

Do Termites Hibernate During the Colder Months?

While many insects will begin to hibernate in the upcoming months to wait out the cold, this may not be true about one of the most destructive pests you can find inside of your home or business. Unfortunately, termites are...

What Pests Are You Likely to See This Season?

While this summer has kicked off to a mild start with extensive periods of rain, the temperatures have risen enough to accommodate a wide variety of common pests. While just about every pest will make itself known before fall sets...

Signs You May Have a Termite Problem

Finding termites in your home can be a challenging experience without knowing exactly what to look for. Because these pests are so small and tend to hide inside of the walls, they can quickly rack up extensive damage before a...

Dangerous Spring Pests: What To Look For

Although you may be happy that spring has finally arrived and the cold days of winter are behind us, this new season could also expose you to dangerous spring pests. As a multitude of insects and bugs begin to emerge...

I Saw Termite Swarmers! Now What?

Now that spring is finally here, termites have already started swarming to establish new colonies. While this may seem early, it's a good indicator that termite activity will be much more noticeable this year than it was previously. In this...

Termites Prepare to Return This Spring

While Oklahoma is still facing bitterly cold days, the arrival of spring is just around the corner. As flowers begin to bloom and the minimal snow we have had is replaced with rain showers, termites will also begin to make...

Plan for Spring Pest Control Now To Deter Unwanted Houseguests

With the first day of spring quickly closing in, many homeowners are beginning to plan for the arrival of unwanted pests. While the upcoming months will bring warmer temperatures and blooming flowers, these exciting changes are often overshadowed by the...