Can Your Concrete Block Home Get Termites?

If you have a home built on concrete block, you may think you are immune to termites. Not so. Although concrete block homes reduce the amount of wood used in the house structure, there is still plenty of wood behind the block in the attic, walls, and extending down to the concrete floor for them to munch on. The purpose …

Subterranean Termite Control – Find them, BEFORE they find you!

Could your home have termites? You may not be aware of subterranean termites in your home until they’ve caused severe damage, reducing floor joists and load-bearing beams to the equivalent of cardboard. That’s why it’s extremely rewarding when we’re able to protect against a termite infestation with early detection during a routine inspection! Recently our service tech, Chip Beatty, was …

Termite Protection – Is Your Home Safe?

Do you know how much damage termites can do to a home? The effects of a termite infestation can be devastating to a family. Your home is supposed to be a safe place for your family, but hidden behind the walls and ceiling, there may be a problem growing that you’re completely unaware of. Termite protection isn’t something people really like to …

2012: A Great Year for Larue Pest Management

We hope you had a great 2012 and are enjoying 2013 so far! January seemed to fly by in the blink of an eye, so before 2013 is here and gone, I thought it might be nice to share some of the highlights from the past year at Larue Pest Management. 2012 was a very successful year for us, which …

8: Looking to Get Rid of Carpenter Ants in Cape Coral?

This is the eighth installment of 15 Household Bugs in SW Florida That May Freak You Out, which can be downloaded from our free eBook library. If you have large, reddish brown ants in your home, you might have carpenter ants. These ants are often half an inch long and have chunky body parts. Their size can be intimidating and …

#5: Lawn Problems – Brown Patch Disease

This is the 5th installment in “11 Ways to Ensure You Have the Greenest, Healthiest Lawn in Your Neighborhood“ which can be downloaded for FREE from our library of eBooks. Brown Patch Disease is a confusing name. Many bugs, critters or diseases might cause you to have lawn problems, but Brown Patch Disease is caused by…