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  • 5 Star Termite & Pest Control wins “Best Pest Control Company” for 2016 Tucson, AZ – May 10, 2017 Every year the Arizona Daily Star holds a Readers’ Choice contest, allowing the people of Tucson to vote on the best business in any given industry.......

  • by B.M. Pawson & R.E. Gold ABSTRACT Two baits, hydramethylnon (American Cyanamid Company) and hexaflumuron (DowElanco – Sentricon Colony Elimination System), were evaluated for the control of subterranean termites in Texas. Hydramethylnon bait was tested for one year at four structures infested with subterranean termites.......

  • Check out our new video! Our lovely team gives a look of how our pest control works in our demo and training station. With 25 proud years of business in Tucson, Arizona, we’ve found these methods to be the most effective treatments for homes. Give......

  • Are there termite tubes on the side of your home? Why are they there and what do they want?   These tubes are called exploratory tubes. The colonies send out “scouts” to look for the food supply. This is another reason not to put a......

  • Let’s talk about drywood termites. All termites must have a 19 to 20% content of moisture in the wood, drywood termites are no different. However, their only mode of transportation is swarming. When they swarm the wind picks them up and transports them to various......

  • 5 Star Termite & Pest Control’s independent lab test: H2O PDF A comparative lab test was performed to assess the purity of 5 Star’s double filtered water vs the city water supply. This water is used in every treatment, termite or pest, performed by 5......