Does Freezing Work Against Termites?

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If you have termites around, it’s time they chill out. Much like orange oil, zapping, and heat treatments, freezing (or “chilling”) is a method of treating termites that doesn’t rely on the use of chemicals or pesticides. To an increasingly environmentally conscious public, this is very enticing. But if you’re in need of termite treatment […]

What Are Chemical Free Alternatives to Getting Rid of Termites?

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We get it: Fumigation is not pretty. Heck, even we prefer not to do it when there are other options – it’s costly for us, it forces you to evacuate your home, and it utilizes deadly chemicals. But for all its drawbacks, we still fumigate because, frankly, it’s the best treatment. The National Pest Control […]

What Does Free of Infestation or Infection Mean?

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For more than 80 years, people have depended on us to find and eradicate their termites in Southern California. We know that it’s unbecoming of us to brag, but with experience that dates back to the 1930s, we’d like to think we’re pretty good at our jobs. Even though the science and tactics have changed […]

Drywood Termites: Lurking in the Lumber

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Drywood termites are known to cause silently destructive infestations. Learn more about Southern California’s costliest wood lovers from Lloyd Pest Control.

The Termites That Live Without Soil

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Drywood termites are nocturnal and can live without soil. This makes them hard to detect. But, Lloyd Pest Control can quickly spot and exterminate them.

7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Pests

Some ants protect their nests with their heads Aside from being able to carry objects 50 times their own body weight, ants display another behavior that is quite spectacular. head to protect its colony from unwanted guests. Ants use to live alongside the dinosaurs over 130 million years ago. Fossilized evidence of ants and other […]

Fumigation Preserves Historical Bar

Lloyd Pest Control has proudly supported the arts for numerous years. Whether it is music, painting, or film, we see beauty in all creativity. Recently we have had the great opportunity to preserve a tangible piece of art history. Unfortunately the Aztec Brewery in Barrio Logan fell victim to one of the most notorious fall […]

Termite Season: Termite Warning Signs and Termite Prevention.

By Eric Paysen, Ph. D. The end of summer brings with it melancholy.  But here in Southern California, it also brings Santa Ana winds.  And wildfires.  And a much less publicized disaster waiting to happen:  termites.  Each September and October, millions of mating termites swarm through our skies in search of new homes to colonize.  […]