Swarmers – Termite vs. Ants – Do you know how to tell the difference?

Every year, we receive dozens of calls regarding the sudden appearance of swarmers within and around customers’ homes.  The primary concern of many of our customers is that these swarmers being their first sign of a termite infestation.  However, many times swarmers are instead a sign of an ant infestation, which although still a problem […]

Subterranean Termite Treatment – What to expect at your home

Finding out that your home is infested with termites can be a scary diagnosis when you don’t know what to expect both physically and financially from a termite treatment.  Every home is unique and should be evaluated by a termite professional to provide an estimate and details for treatment to eliminate unexpected expenses or surprises […]

Preventative Measures for Termites

Protecting your home against the potential for termite infestation is a process that can begin during the construction of your home.  Soil treatments with termiticides are available for homes during the construction process.  These treatments create a chemical barrier at the point of contact between the structure and the ground, the level at which termite […]

Subterranean Termites – Signs of an Infestation


The cause of roughly $5,000,000,000 in property damage annually, termites are a major threat to homes and commercial structures as they silently eat their way through wood, flooring and any other products containing cellulose (wall paper, paper exterior of drywall are prime examples) along the way.  A great deal of this damage comes from subterranean […]

Subterranean Termites

Part of nature’s clean up crew for dead wood and debris; subterranean termites lack the ability to distinguish between a dead tree and the structure of your home.  Termites feed on products that contain cellulose, including: dead trees, lumber and paper products.  As their name suggests, subterranean termites live below ground a majority of the […]

Termite Awareness Month – February

Here at Mug-A-Bug we recognize the importance of protecting your home against termite damage and infestation.  Each year Florida utilizes the month of February to educate residents about termite infestations and we would like to do the same.  Over the next few weeks we will be providing information on the subterranean termites that infest structures in Colorado, […]