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Javaman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-29-07 03:57 PM
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10. Simple way to prevent termites and carpenter ants...
just make sure that grass, shrubs, bushes, etc are cut away from your house.

Keep the grass trimmed low that is against your foundation.

They won't have a route to get into your home that way.
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  -Say, how about those termites? phantom power  Nov-29-07 12:51 PM   #0 
  - Would we then build homes out of stones and bricks like the Romans?  Selatius   Nov-29-07 12:54 PM   #1 
  - I don't know. You can build with block, metal studs/joists, and drywall...  phantom power   Nov-29-07 12:56 PM   #3 
  - In California?  Xipe Totec   Nov-29-07 01:03 PM   #5 
  - My last house was just as you descibed  katmondoo   Nov-29-07 12:54 PM   #2 
  - Well, at least Tom DeLay will have something to do with his free time . . .  hatrack   Nov-29-07 12:59 PM   #4 
  - I work for a termite and pest control company  ayeshahaqqiqa   Nov-29-07 01:12 PM   #6 
  - I always dread seeing termite swarms around my house.  phantom power   Nov-29-07 01:18 PM   #7 
     - There are usually a few colonies per acre  ayeshahaqqiqa   Nov-29-07 02:26 PM   #9 
  - Call on the Mofu people  Union Thug   Nov-29-07 01:25 PM   #8 
  - Simple way to prevent termites and carpenter ants...  Javaman   Nov-29-07 03:57 PM   #10 
  - Also make sure you don't have moisture problems  ayeshahaqqiqa   Nov-29-07 06:22 PM   #12 
  - The ants and spiders around here think the termites are quite tasty.  hunter   Nov-29-07 04:36 PM   #11 
  - Termites are friends of the earth.  losthills   Nov-29-07 08:53 PM   #13 
  - That's fine, except that I'm not finished using my house yet.  phantom power   Nov-30-07 08:47 AM   #14 
     - No offense to you personally...  losthills   Nov-30-07 09:03 AM   #15 
        - Be that as it may...  phantom power   Nov-30-07 10:38 AM   #16 
  - I'd like to be glib and say maybe that will fizzle out like the Killer Bees  tom_paine   Nov-30-07 12:24 PM   #17 

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