Why the solid parts of your home aren’t necessarily safe from termite infiltration
When termites invade a home, it can seem like they’re getting in everywhere, including through the foundation. This has given rise to the belief that these little pests are able to eat into concrete, a material which is supposed to be secure. Though there’s no truth to this story, your home’s foundation can still be a doorway for termites.
Home Termite Damage
Termites are incapable of digesting concrete and therefore don’t eat it. However, they love wood. If there’s wood on the other side of your concrete foundation, they’ll do whatever they can to get at it. Termites are persistent, so they’ll keep looking for entry points until they find one, make their way inside, and start eating.
How Termites Infiltrate Concrete
It only takes a small crack in an otherwise secure concrete foundation to let termites in. Poured concrete is the … Read Full Post »