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Termites – Pest of the Month

Termites are out in full force and the calls continue to come in. Like last year, termites are swarming early - seen as early as February. Swarming is one of the visible signs. What is a swarmer? A swarmer is where the termites will leave their existing colony and pair up with another to create a new colony. Thus a new king and queen are created and their job is to reproduce for the new colony.…

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Termite Swarm in North Carolina

Two weeks ago saw my first few calls coming in about a termite swarm in North Carolina. It was the middle of February and to say this is extremely early is an understatement. Normal sightings would be around April time. I mentioned in my last post that we've had a mild winter which has had a knock on effect on the insect and animal world. The fact that swarming termites have been seen already proves that. It's not to say…