Signs You Have Termites
Termites cause billions of dollars of damage each year, and the average termite infestation can cost a homeowner hundreds of thousands of dollars. We’ll share the common signs of Eastern subterranean-type termites that are found in and around Orlando and help you with termite prevention.
Common Termites in Orlando
Subterranean termites nest in soil to obtain moisture and can nest in wood that is wet. Essentially, they can easily attack any wood that is in contact with the ground.
The subterranean termite colony members regularly look for food to feed themselves and their nestmates. They will travel hundreds of feet to find cellulose material to take back to their nest. Subterranean termites are highly attracted to cellulose, the plant fiber used in wall and roof cavities to insulate, draught proof and reduce noise in homes. During their travels, they may stumble upon the wood of your house and begin … Read Full Post »