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

Dampwood Termite Biology, Control & Prevention

Dampwood Termite (from the Termopsidae Family) although it is not very common, it thrives in areas where there is damp wood – which as well as how they got their name. Their wings are a tanned median vein which runs next to the radial sector, and in order to survive, they require a regular source […]

Most Common Wasp Infestations on San Diego Properties

Wasps in San Diego are a common pest problem, in both residential and commercial properties. They come into your property looking for food, a nesting site, a protected environment or sometimes by accident. From early spring to the middle of summer is the time when the nests are in the expansion phase and during this […]

Enemy #1 During Rainy Season – Roof Leaks

The number one enemy of your structure during the rainy season is roof leaks. If not repaired on time it can cause extensive damage, rot and other moisture issues. You have to think about your roof as one of the most important parts of your structure, as it is the outer layer that is the […]

10 Most Common Problems found during a Termite Inspection

Living in San Diego has many advantages, like having the ability to travel from the ocean to the desert, to the mountains and back home in one single day. Unfortunately, because the California weather is so good, not only do we like it but also the termites and other wood destroying organisms. For this reason, […]

Rodent Control, Trapping and Exclusion Tips and Tricks (December 2018 Edition)

Rodent problems occur throughout the entire year and all of its seasons. For this reason, you need to be educated on their biology and what the best control methods are. This in combination with professional help like the one that our licensed technicians provide will guarantee that you get better results on a faster and […]

California Aeration Plan

For over 20 years in California fumigators have used the Tarpaulin Removal Aeration Plan (TRAP) to initiate the aeration process. In the first years of this plan it was designed to meet a 5 part per million (ppm) clearance standard. However, after 2006 it was changed to a stricter standard of 1 part per million. […]

Ants & Their Exceptional Sense of Smell

In our environment there are many species of insects which we call pests, but they are natural wanders of our surroundings. One type of this exceptional creatures are ants. They have many features which surpass what we normally know and that can change the way that we think about them. Ants in specific have one […]

The 5 Most Common Excessive Moisture Problems

Usually, for every problem, there is a reason. For most wood destroying organisms, a major factor that comes into play is moisture. When there are excessive moisture problems there are greater chances of getting rot, termites and other wood destroying organisms. For this reason, it is a good idea to get familiar to what are […]

PRESS RELEASE: GC Termite Control Inc Announces Its New Framing and Painting Division – GC Framing – Already Launched in San Diego County

San Diego, 07/10/2018 – Today at a company meeting, GC Termite Control Inc. announced its official expansion into the Framing & Rough Carpentry, Painting & Decoration contracting industry through the new division GC Framing. With a C5 and a C33 California contractors license, they are now able to assist customers with their home improvement projects. […]

Subterranean Termite Prevention

In San Diego County one of the more devastating wood destroying organisms are the Subterranean Termites. For this reason, it is highly recommended that preventive measure is taken on your property to protect it from any wood destroying organism infestation. The most important step is to know and be educated on what a subterranean termite […]