Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Top 10 Termite Mistakes: What Homeowners Do To Invite Termites

Termites. They’re hungry. And to them, your house is food. Is there anything you can do to stop them? Can you make your home less appetizing? We asked more than 100 termite experts with a combined 2,000 years of experience what they see as the most common mistakes homeowners can make when it comes to termites.

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Treasured Places We Protect: Jackson Square, New Orleans

Homeowners aren’t the only ones talking about the Sentricon® System. Caretakers of many historic landmarks across the United States also trust the No. 1 brand in termite protection to preserve and protect these national treasures. This is the first in a series of blogs that will introduce you to some of the places the Sentricon System protects.

Jackson Square large shot

New Orleans’ Jackson Square. Ed Bordes of New Orleans says that installation of the Sentricon System “successfully saved the French Quarter.”

 

Many tourists come to New Orleans’ French Quarter for the cuisine.  So do termites—albeit with vastly different tastes.

While visitors dine on classic dishes such as crawfish and jambalaya, termites are feasting on the flat-roofed wooden homes and public structures that dominate the architecture of the Quarter. Many of the buildings have shared walls and were built with porous stucco, enabling the fierce Formosan termites to chew their way through their food source.  Unfortunately Jackson Square, one of the most popular tourist attractions in the French Quarter, has been particularly plagued with termites.

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