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What are Dampwood Termites

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Dampwood termite looks similar to the drywood termite but is actually a different type of pest. Dampwood termite is actually an ant, so you cannot mistake it for a subterranean type of pest. Dampwood termites don’t usually have direct contact with the ground. Instead, they make their nests in wood, dry leaves and brush piles. … Read more

Subterranean Termites – How to Detect Them Before They Pest

Termite Eggs being collected

The subterranean termite is a common pest that destroys houses and other buildings in the United States. These termites are subterranean, which means they feed underground. They tend to swarm when moisture levels in an area is high. This can happen when the soil is in a state of drought or when there has been … Read more

How To Protect Your Home From Southwestern Drywood Termites

Southeastern Drywood Termite on timber

Western Drywood Termites resemble subterranean termites, but they do not grow as large as the latter. Although both termites are destructive, they also live very different lives. The Western Drywood termites have a very slow life cycle. They tend to tunnel through the wood in their pre-millennial stage. Although they…

Subterranean termites

Subterranean termites

¬†Subterranean termites are significant threats to homeowners because this is the most common species among all the termite species in the US. It is present almost in each state of the US except Alaska. These termites form the mud tubes to keep their connection with the soil and their food. They prevent their contact with … Read more

Why should you worry about flying termites?

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House owners typically become aware of termite problems due to the existence of flying termites. Suppose you discovered termites with wings and even simply discovered wings in your house without any termites connected. In that case, you could be handling what is called a flying termite swarm. It takes a termite nest 3 to 5 … Read more