Flying termites

What Are Flying Termites?

Flying termites are the reproductive caste members, or “alates” of their termite colonies. All termite swarmers are alates. Flying termites are responsible for seeking mates, laying eggs, and starting new…

termite damage

What Does Termite Damage Look Like?

Termite damage often resembles water damage. Termites hollow out wood by eating through it, compromising the structure’s structural integrity. This forces the wooden structure to bend,blister, buckle, or sag. Termites…

Why are termites such a problem for Michigan?

Why Are Termites in Michigan Such a Problem?

Termites, specifically the Eastern Subterranean Termite (Reticulitermes flavipes), are the most destructive wood pest in Michigan. Every year, they inflict thousands of dollars of property damage to Michigan homes all…

Where Do Termites Go in the Winter?

Where Do Termites Go in the Winter?

Thinking about termites isn’t fun in the best of times. And winter is almost never the best of times. Unfortunately, however, everyone’s least favorite wood-muncher knows you don’t want to…