Termites

What Attracts Termites In The House?

Termite s considered to be a pest that destroys wood and other materials. Termite makes their way into homes by entering through cracks in walls and woodwork. They like to feed on cellulose-based materials such as paper, clothing, cardboard, books, and even furniture. They are a form of social insects...

Detecting Southeastern Drywood Termites

There are currently three species of termite in the state: eastern woodworms, Formosan woodworms, and the southern drywood termite. All of these termite species attack houses and other buildings and their distribution range across the state. Each species has different characteristics, however, so knowing them and how they look like...

The Western Drywood Termites

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…

What are Dampwood Termites

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,...

Termites in Carpets

Any homeowner who discovers what seems to be termites in their carpet should be concerned since termites may cause extensive damage. Termites are most commonly found in places where there is wood, but termites on carpet? Though most people would not expect to see them there, it is completely feasible....

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....

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