Does Mold Cause Structural Damage?

Does Mold Cause Structural Damage?

The sight of mold can evoke a deep dread in any homeowner, along with a slew questions about the extent of the infestation, the damage caused, and how to remedy the situation. Public health experts frequently warn of mold’s ability to induce allergic reactions and...
How to Improve Yard Drainage

How to Improve Yard Drainage

The effects of water erosion can be seen everywhere in the natural world. It can steepen cliffs, deepen caves, and even create islands. However, when erosion happens in your yard, it can cause you a world of pain. Without properly preparing your yard for the...
What is the lifespan of a cockroach?

What is the lifespan of a cockroach?

Cockroaches are one of the most common pests found across the globe. With thousands of different species, some predating the dinosaurs, cockroaches have evolved to survive in extreme environments, including the freezing Arctic, various tropical climates, and...
When to Call in the Bed Bug Exterminator?

When to Call in the Bed Bug Exterminator?

Bed bugs may be an innocuous line in a classic nursery rhyme, but when you find an infestation in your home, they are NOT harmless. Different varieties of bed bugs are found worldwide, and in recent years they have been more prevalent than ever, even in New Jersey!...
What are Chiggers?!

What are Chiggers?!

I grew up camping; insect bites were simply part of my childhood. Frog hunting with my Uncle Ed, riding horses at my Aunt Fran’s, and getting so muddy my own mother wouldn’t recognize me in a lineup were all normal occurrences for me and my older sister. So between...
Where Does Mold Appear in Houses?

Where Does Mold Appear in Houses?

It may feel easy to disregard signs of mold. But it can be dangerous and damaging to you and your family’s health, so mold requires quick remediation. Mold can seriously affect people with chronic conditions like asthma and seasonal allergies, but it can also cause a...
How a Crawl Space Affects a Home

How a Crawl Space Affects a Home

Does your home feel damp? Are you experiencing allergy-like symptoms or headaches? Are you constantly smelling must and mold, but aren’t sure where it is coming from? It could be coming from your crawl space. Unfortunately, a bad smell in your residential or business...
What Kind of House Spider is This?

What Kind of House Spider is This?

Here at TermiGuard, we have experts that can help you get rid of house spiders! If you suspect any of these spiders are living in your home, the best way to deal with them is to contact us for an initial consultation. If you happen to come across any spider, it is...
Termite Swarms and You

Termite Swarms and You

If you ask any homeowner what their biggest fear is, there is one that usually ranks high on the list: termites. Unfortunately, the South Jersey area is not immune to such critters. Subterranean termites, which, as the name implies, live underground, are what you will...
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