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Taking a Closer Look at Termites' Favorite Foods

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Termites can easily drain the bank accounts of homeowners in Jacksonville, FL. That's because they can do extensive damage before anyone realizes there's an infestation. As a termite control company offering eco-friendly pest treatments, our experts at Bug Out Service like to share more about their eating habits. The termite gets its nutrition from cellulose. Cellulose is found in plants' cell walls and is used to make paper, wood, and other everyday products. Unfortunately, the termite population doesn't care if the cellulose it's after is already in use. These pests seek out their fibrous fix in a variety of environments...
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Behind the Superorganism: Why Ant Colonies Get So Big

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An ant colony is a well-oiled machine. Assigned jobs and a family-like structure help these insects stay more productive than most humans. These creatures form complex societies that also work with other organisms to protect and help each other thrive. At Bug Out Service , we provide ant control to Florida and southeast Georgia residents and businesses, and we have to admit we're fascinated by the secret life of ants. Ant Supercolonies Around the World Ant colonies can become huge. In fact, discoveries of supercolonies in recent years have stunned scientists with their sheer numbers. An imported colony of Argentine...
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How to Check for Signs of Termites

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If you are worried that termites have invaded your home or place of business, you are likely searching for ways to know for certain. While termites can cause a range of problems and cost you thousands of dollars in repair, you can learn to spot a termite infestation before the pests have the chance to cause too much damage. Checking for and detecting termites before they become too widespread will save you a lot of money, time and energy. Learning about the red flags that indicate you have termites empowers you to stop the invaders in their tracks. Mud Shelter...
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3 Ways to Keep Your Home Protected From Termites

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Most people in Florida and Georgia are aware that termites can be a serious problem for homeowners. These pests can cause significant structural damage to the wood in your home. On average, homeowners spend around $3,000 to repair damage from termites per infestation incident, and the annual cost of termite damage in the U.S. is an estimated $5 billion. It is important for you to take steps to protect your home from termites. The expert pest control technicians at Bug Out Service can help you to rid your home of any existing termites and keep them from coming back. Here...
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Adding Insulation to Lower Your Energy Bills at Home in Jacksonville

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Living in Florida has its perks, but there are a few drawbacks like the oppressive heat and humidity. For most of the year, Jacksonville residents keep their homes tightly sealed. Even with the doors and windows shut, the humid air will find its way indoors during the summer, and the cold air sneaks inside during the winter. This typically occurs on your home's lower levels. At the same time, the air that you've paid to heat or cool escapes through the attic, roof, and soffits. That's why efficiency experts focus on improving and tightening the home's envelope to prevent air...
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