Who are they, and what's their purpose ?
Termites attack wood that is close to the ground. Termites feed on wood and serve an important function by converting dead trees
into organic matter. In a forest, this is beneficial because dead branches and trees are recycled and enrich the soil. In this area,
there are two kinds of homes: those that have termites and those that will have termites. Termites cause over $5 billion dollars in
damages every year,and most home owner's insurance doesn't cover any of those damages.
Once you know what to look for – especially the mud tubes – that’s a sure sign of the presence of termites. The next step is to call a
pest control company to treat the infestation. If termite damage is determined, you can call us for an inspection and we will schedule
an appointment to make the necessary repairs. We'll be there within a day or two GUARENTEED!
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What does termites look like ?
Many home owners often ask themselves the question “what does termites or termite damage look like?”
It’s a question you should ask yourself as a responsible property owner. You should also be aware of what
termite damage can do to your home. Most termites live in underground colonies (nests), that may be 5
to 10 feet below the surface. Termites are only about 1/8 inch long yet, the workers forage hundreds of
feet, traveling underground, surfacing periodically, searching for food (wood) to feed the colony.
Signs of Termite Damage
Termites MUST have constant access to water and if they
tunnels or tubes to the ground, which they keep wet with
water from the ground. The termites live in these mud
tubes and they feed on wood, they especially like moist
wood that is most likely going to be near the foundation of
the home. Signs of termite damage in a home includes the
presence of mud tubes. Places where wood is close to soil is
a good place for you to start when looking for signs of