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Hurricane Recovery & Pests

PROFESSIONAL PEST MANAGEMENT ALLIANCE
MEDIA TRAINING QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

SUBJECT: Hurricane Recovery & Pests

 Does hurricane damage increase or decrease the likelihood of pest infestations in and around the home?The recent hurricanes in the Southeast have created prime conditions for pest infestation.  Not only have pests been displaced from their previous hiding places and are looking for a new home, they love the moist conditions the hurricanes created.

  

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Post Treatment Swarms

 

Dear Homeowner,

       

If this is your first encounter with a termite problem, you should become acquainted with a term used by entomologists and pest management professionals.  The term is Post-Treatment Swarm and this is what it means to you.

 

Termites may swarm several weeks after even the most thorough treatment has been rendered to your home.  This should not cause undue alarm, but it would help if you understood how and why it happens.

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