Category Archives: Termite Control

Can I Get Termites from My Neighbor?

Every year, termites cause more than $5 billion in property damage. They can chew through wood and even wallpaper, and in many households, they work undetected until they’ve caused hundreds or thousands of dollars in damage. Termite damage isn’t typically covered by homeowners insurance, which means that if you don’t catch an infestation in its […]

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How To Tell Winged Termites From Flying Ants

It’s springtime in North Carolina. Flowers are blooming, the air is filled with birdsong, and winged termites—or perhaps winged ants—are swarming a stump in your backyard. The stump is eighty feet from the rear of your house. Should you be worried about a termite problem in your home? That question demands you consider the damage […]

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Charlotte Termite Control: Everything You Need to Know

When you think of termites, you’re not likely to feel all warm and fuzzy inside. Termites are serious pests and can cause significant damage to your home or business. They are nicknamed the “silent destroyers” because they may cause serious destruction without your knowledge. Remain vigilant when looking for termites to avoid costly repairs. Professional […]

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Termites burrowing in underground tunnels

North Carolina Termite Prevention Tips

Termite prevention is a serious matter for all homeowners. According to the National Pest Management Association, termites are responsible for approximately $5 billion in damage annually. Most distressingly, the cost of repairs for termite damage falls into the laps of homeowners since most insurance companies won’t provide coverage for termites. In the Carolinas, the most problematic of […]

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Are Pests Invading The Pantry Of Your Charlotte Home?

Pests in the Kitchen Pantry Sooner or later, every Charlotte homeowner experiences some measure of pest invasion. Sometimes it’s an attack by seasonal gnats or fruit flies, unsanitary but still more nuisance than threat. Other times, bigger and more difficult kitchen pest control problems pop up. Homeowners throughout the Charlotte Mecklenburg community routinely battle the […]

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A colony of termites in a wood log

6 Signs You May Have Termites

Despite their reputation, termites aren’t all bad. They actually benefit the environment by breaking down waste products as they introduce critical nutrients into soil. Unfortunately, these silent invaders perform the same actions on your home, leaving a path of destruction. They feed mostly on wood, and they can significantly damage the structural integrity of buildings. […]

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Sentricon – Bad for Termites, Good for Mother Earth

Post #4, May 22, 2013 by Jon At Carolina Pest we strive for two things in particular while doing our work: satisfying clients (the obvious, controlling  of pests in a responsive and effective manner), and taking care of the environment. These things are not mutually exclusive. Many think they are, but they are most definitely […]

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