The coming together of Terminix and SIS adds value and efficiency to the business of pest control. SIS has extensive knowledge of the Indian market plus an infrastructure to match. Terminix on the other hand has valuable termite and pest control knowledge that has been perfected over many years. As a result, their coming together adds plenty of value in terms of service delivery as at the pest control and efficiency that reaches all corners of the country. This then ensures that both commercial and residential clients get the important services they need.
Cockroaches have been around since the time of dinosaurs!
A cockroach can live almost a month without food.
A cockroach can live about two weeks without water.
Some female cockroaches only mate once and stay pregnant for life!
A cockroach can live for up to one week without its head!
Cockroaches can hold their breath for up to 40 minutes!
Cockroaches can run up to 3 miles an hour.
Termites have been around since the time of the dinosaurs!
Termite colonies eat non-stop, 24 hours a day, seven days a week!
Termites have wings that they shed once they have found a good place to build a nest.
Termites cause up to $2 billion in damage per year!
All Termites are social insects and raise their young as a group.
The total weight of all of the termites in the world is more than the weight of all the humans in the world.
An adult rat can squeeze into your home through a hole as small as the size of a quarter.
Rats can live for up to 18 months, but most die before they are one year old.
Rats have strong teeth that allow them to chew through glass, cinderblock, wire, lead, etc.
20% fires are caused by rodents.
Smell, taste, touch and sound help direct them to their food sources.
Rats are also responsible for spreading Bubonic Plague, also known as the "Black Death".
Although fleas are primarily responsible for infecting humans, they were originally infected with the plague by feeding on the blood of rats.
Rats are scavengers. They have an excellent sense of taste and a good memory. A rat can identify certain substances, including rat poisons, after just a tiny taste of it.
Considerable amount of human diseases is spread by mosquitoes.
More than three million people worldwide die from mosquito-transmitted diseases such as malaria, yellow fever, dengue fever.
Mosquitoes can detect carbon dioxide from 75 feet away.
Ants can lift about 20 times their own body weight.
Ants have the largest brains of any insect. One ant has 250,000 brain cells. For comparison, humans have 50 to 100 billion brain cells.
Worker ants live for between 45 and 60 days on average. Queen ants live for about 30 years!
Ants use their antennae for touch and smell.
Ants are found in every single continent except Antarctica where it is too cold for them to survive.
Ant eyes can spot movement very well but they do not provide good resolution. Some species of ants are actually completely blind.
Ants use pheromones (chemicals) to communicate with each other.