Can Kerosene Kill Termites?

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There are few things scarier than finding a termite colony in your walls or infesting wooden furniture. Homeowners will often resort to extreme measures once they spot an infestation, sometimes causing more damage than the termites themselves. One such extreme measure is using kerosene or gasoline to kill the termite colony. But will kerosene kill … Read more

Does Gasoline Kill Termites? (How About Diesel, Motor Oil, or Petrol?)

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It’s amazing the lengths some people will go to when facing an infestation. Using gasoline or other oil-based products may be one of the craziest we’ve heard of. But will gasoline kill termites? And what about using motor oil or diesel for termites? Let’s take a look at various options starting with gasoline, whether they … Read more

How to Get Rid of Flying Termites (and Regular Ones)

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They’re perhaps the single most dreaded home invader outside of bedbugs and cockroaches. In fact, the mere mention of termites can send homeowners into a panic due to this insect’s reputation for destruction. Yet there’s a type of termite even scarier than the ones you normally dread – the winged termite. Now, let’s get one … Read more

Termite Droppings But No Termites? (Here’s What it Means)

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There are a lot of critters homeowners fear, but one of the most infamous is the termite. These tiny pests are often mistaken for ants despite actually being related to roaches. Even more importantly, there are three types of termite to be aware of, two of which are known to infest homes. Dampwood termites seek … Read more

9 Bugs That Look Like Black Sesame Seeds (or Poppy Seeds)

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You often hear people on the news talking about how there are too many people in the world, yet the human race is just one of millions (if not more) species on this planet – and we’re actually one of the smaller ones in terms of numbers. In fact, the world of bugs has us … Read more

9 Signs of Termites in Your Walls, Ceiling, or Attic

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Here at RMC, we understand that everyone’s pest problem is unique. Some might be dealing with wayward geese, others with stray cats, you may have a bee allergy, or perhaps mealybugs have gotten into your houseplant. But there are some critters that instill a universal dread – often for good reason. A perfect example of … Read more

9 Bugs That Look Like Termites

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Many critters can spark phobias in people, such as crane flies or cockroaches. However, many pests deserve to be feared, especially if you find them in your home. A prime example of this is the termite. Most termites prefer to live outdoors, but there are many species that can invade your home. Once there, they’ll … Read more

Is Smoke an Effective Method of Killing Termites?

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A common concern for homeowners is the risk of termite damage. Not only can they cause structural damage by eating through your walls, but they can also destroy furniture and even damage your home’s foundation. One pest control method that’s been gaining popularity in recent years is using smoke on a variety of critters. Many … Read more