Termite super colonies in Toronto

Termite super colonies in Toronto A termite colony is created by a mating pair of alate termites who establish a nuptial chamber and begin to produce eggs. Like ants, and some bees and wasps, termites live in well-integrated societies where individuals are dependent on each other for survival. They each perform different tasks that, collectively, […]

Termite Drop Tubes

Please see our video below of an excellent example of a termite drop tube. One of our technicians found this tube in a basement on a recent inspection. We thought we would share it with you. Termite mud tubes are constructed by the worker termite by “cementing” particles of soil and wood together using the […]

Think Twice Before Accepting Garden Plants From a Friend

If you have termites infesting your house and you live in the City of Toronto, GTA or other parts of southern Ontario, the termite you have is called the Reticulitermes flavipes (Kollar). It is the most widely distributed subterranean termite in North America, which makes it the most economically important termite in North America. In […]

Termite Swarmers

Well the warm weather is here! And along with the blooming of your peonies, roses and day lilies, comes the inevitable swarming season for many insects. While many people note seeing ants with wings at this time, most people in Ontario don’t realize that termites are producing reproductive that have wings as well. While the […]