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JD Smith Pest Control Blog Post - Subterranean Termite Treatment

 Subterranean Termite Treatment

Subterranean termites cause extensive – and expensive – damage to homes in Florida. Yours doesn’t have to be one of them. On this resource page, you’ll learn some basic facts about subterranean termites, along with the warning signs that they

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JD Smith Pest Control Blog Post -  How to Protect Your Lawn From Pests
Lawn Treatment

 How to Protect Your Lawn From Pests

When pests disturb your indoors and the area outside your home, they can ruin the enjoyment of both. This is why eliminating them is so important. The frequent summer rains tend to stir up insect activity. They also quickly promote

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Prepare for Hurricane Season With a Pest Inspection

Hurricane season typically runs from June 1 to November 30. During this time, Floridians prepare for the storms that form in the Atlantic Ocean and could possibly make landfall.   Here in the Tampa Bay area, we typically see between

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JD Smith Pest Blog Post - How to Treat Drywood Termites

How to Treat Drywood Termites 

Drywood termites are insects that are among the most annoying pests here in Florida. They feed on cellulose, which is found in the organic material in wood, paper, plants, and sheetrock. This is why you’ll often find them in our

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JD Smith Pest Control Blog Post - How to Spot Drywood Termites

 How to Spot Drywood Termites

Drywood termites live in wood, which is a popular building material, so you’ll often find them in wood baseboards, door frames, and attics. You can spot them by the damage they cause to the wood they use for food and

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 How to Pre-Treat for Subterranean Termites

Subterranean termites make their home in the ground, where they can find plenty of water. To feed, however, they will enter homes like yours and eat the wood that’s in your walls and attic. They often live in large colonies

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How to Deal With Drywood Termites

In previous articles, we’ve helped you know how to identify the signs of termites in Florida homes. In this article, we’ll look at one of the most common types of these pests: the drywood termite.   What are drywood termites?

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Palmetto Bugs

How to Keep Out Palmetto Bugs

Even though it’s been relatively dry the past few months, you may have seen more bugs recently. As the rains pick up in Florida, you’ll likely see even more bug activity in and around your home.    One of the

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