3 Common Signs of Termites April 20, 2016Termites are the biggest threat to your biggest investment – your home. Although we watch the devastation of homes on the news, like wildfires taking over neighborhoods and tornados wiping out communities, the fact is that termites (not catastrophic events) are the top threat to wooden structures. Termites cause more than $5 billion in damage each year, and many Americans will have to deal with termite control or termite treatment at some point in their lives.
Termites are most active in warmer climates. However, they are found in 49 states (all but Alaska). If your home becomes infested, it is important you seek termite treatment right away. Professional pest control companies can help you rid your home of termites, and they can also implement termite control strategies that help monitor termite activity. If you think you may have a termite problem, check out these 3 common signs your home may be infested with termites.
1. Wood Damage
Termites feed on cellulose, a component of wood, and as they eat their way around your home, they can damage the wood found in your floors, walls, and ceilings. When they feed, they do so inside the wood, not on the surface. Therefore, the wood damage ... Read more