Termite, W.D.O. & Pest Control Articles

Keeping Your Home Playground Pest-Free: Essential Tips and Strategies

As a homeowner, creating a safe and enjoyable outdoor space for your children is a top priority. Playgrounds, whether large or small, are the epicenters of fun and activity for kids. However, they can also become hotspots for various pests if not properly maintained. At GC Termite Control, based in Chula Vista, CA, we specialize […]

The California Boater’s Guide to Preventing Drywood Termite Infestation

The allure of California’s coastline is undeniable – a boater’s paradise, with its sparkling waters and serene bays. Yet, beneath the beauty lurks a hidden menace: drywood termites. These silent invaders pose a significant threat to wooden structures, including boats, leading to costly repairs if left unchecked. At GC Termite Control, located in the heart […]

Dealing with Gray Wall Jumper Spiders in San Diego – Expert Tips

In sunny San Diego, our warm climate and diverse ecosystem attract a wide variety of spider species, including the Gray Wall Jumper Spider. These agile little arachnids are known for their jumping prowess and quick reflexes. While they play an essential role in the ecosystem, they can sometimes become unwelcome guests in our homes. This […]

Drywood Termite Identification: A Step-by-Step Guide for Homeowners

As a homeowner, one of the greatest concerns you may face is the threat of termite infestations. Among the various types of termites, drywood termites are particularly troublesome due to their ability to cause significant damage without the need for soil contact. In this comprehensive guide, we will provide you with a step-by-step approach to […]

Cascading Colony Control: Unleashing the Power of Formosan Subterranean Termite Baiting to Wipe Out Adjacent Infestations

Termites, often referred to as “silent destroyers,” pose a significant threat to both residential and commercial properties worldwide. Among the various species of termites, Formosan subterranean termites (Coptotermes formosanus) stand out as one of the most formidable adversaries. These termites are native to East Asia but have spread to other parts of the world, including […]

The Beauty and Benefits of San Diego Orb Weaver Spiders

Orb weaver spiders are fascinating creatures for many reasons. One of the most noticeable and unique features of these spiders is their webs, which are intricate and symmetrical structures used to capture prey. The webs are often works of art, created with precision and symmetry, and are truly awe-inspiring to behold. These fascinating creatures can […]

FAQ: Pre-Construction Preventive Termite Solutions

In modern construction, timber or wood is very commonly used to construct our new homes, schools, and buildings. It is very important to think about implementing a protection plan from the very start of the planning process. These considerations need to be implemented in all areas of the project, from the selection of the materials, […]

Ant Infestation Control Methods: Gel vs Spray

Is an ant infestation in your home or business causing you headaches and/or being a nuisance? A pesticide application may help you control your infestation in a easier and more time effective way. Ant control applications come in various ways, the two most commonly used are gel baits and liquid sprays. Your pest control technician […]

How to prepare for your next rat / mice control service?

One of the most important factors to consider when trying to control a rat or mice infestation is how the owner reacts. It is very important than proactive steps are taken to help mitigate the rodent problem that is currently affecting them. For this he must follow some simple, but very important steps. This will […]

How much do fumigations / tenting cost?

Prices in all types of services can vary greatly, including those in pest and termite control services. Structural fumigations are a great way of addressing some harder to control problems like: Drywood Termites, Bed Bugs, Beetles among others. Prices normally start at around $1,295.00 (as of mid-2022) for tenting of a small (~1000 sq ft) […]