The Mighty Termite – What's termites role in ecosystem? Why are they important? Termites role in Ecosystem: Termite is almost a synonym of the word ‘pest’, but its importance is such that it cannot be overlooked. Surprisingly, termites have a considerable part to play in maintaining the ecological balance. These highly social insects give way and sustain life in nature. Termites, therefore, are a blind force that must and should be reckoned with. But how exactly do termites carry out the … [Read more...] about Termites Role in Ecosystem? It’s Crucial.
Getting a termite infestation problem under control quickly Getting a termite infestation problem under control quickly is important if you want to minimize the amount of damage they can cause to you. When you care about finding a pest control service with proven experience in NY, why not rely on our Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Rockland, Westchester and Long Island exterminators at Rest Easy Pest Control. We have a proven track record of effectively handling termite infestations of … [Read more...] about Get a termite infestation problem under control
No single pest should trigger a quicker “mayday” reflex upon being found than termites. They don’t spread disease, they aren’t aggressive, they don’t bite, and they don’t remotely care about humans in their vicinity. What they do care about are 1) breeding and 2) eating. That’s it. The problem is, they breed all the time, and their favorite food might be located inside the bones of your home. As you know, termites eat wood. That’s not quite right, though: termites DEVOUR wood, and if they … [Read more...] about Termites: Most Important Thing To Do if Found
Could Nassau Termites Eat Your Life Savings? Keeping your money in a safe place isn’t just about keeping it safe from people who might try to steal it; pests can be equally destructive to your savings. A Chinese man living in the province of Foshan had stored 80 thousand yuan—his life savings—in a shed behind his house. (He was wary of storing the money in a bank.) His name was Feng, he was in his 60s, and he earned this money the hard way: working as a fisherman. It took him years to earn those … [Read more...] about Could Nassau Termites Eat Your Life Savings?
New York Termites Causing Global Warming? New York termites are the worst type of pests, undermining the foundations of the great things we’ve built in this city. No surprises there. But what you may find surprising is the role that termites play in global warming: A recent study published in Nature Climate Change suggests that termites may play a far bigger role in global warming than we previously thought. Behind wetlands, termites are the second biggest source of natural methane … [Read more...] about New York Termites Causing Global Warming?
The Pest Control Horror Story of the Week: Welcome to Termite Town! Termite Town: As Dusty walked down the creaky wooden stairs into the couple’s basement he was immediately assaulted with a dank smell of musty old newspapers and paint-thinner. That can’t be a good sign, he thought to himself. It was the type of old-fashioned, unfinished basement that was the setting of at least a dozen horror movies over the last decade. Mr. and Mrs. Harmon were newlyweds who had just moved into this … [Read more...] about Termite Town: A Pest Control Horror Story
Termite problems in the home are most serious. Termites are very old-fashioned—they still have kings, queens, and a caste system for different types of workers and soldiers. The queen can live up to 45 years, and will sometimes find herself ruling over millions of loyal subjects. Notable events in her rule will include overseeing the construction of an elaborate termite nest out of dirt and wood, repelling ant armies, and wreaking havoc on hapless home and business owners. Down with the … [Read more...] about Termite Problems: Avoid These Mighty ’Mites