No insect strikes more fear into the heart of homeowners than termites. Termites cause billions of dollars’ worth of damage every year and single infestations can number in the millions.
It’s estimated that there are fifteen hundred pounds of termites for every human being on the planet! Needless to say, they are a formidable force.
As we head into spring, termites are preparing to find mates and start new colonies. March and April are the termites’ mating period, also known as swarm season.
March 12-18th is Termite Awareness Week, making it the perfect time to complete this termite inspection checklist around the home.
Termite Awareness Week
The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA) created Termite Awareness Week for the second week of March. This year, Termite Awareness Month falls on March 12-18. Follow the hashtag #TermiteWeek for more information.
Do I Have Termites?
Termites do not like to make themselves known. They rarely stray from their soil, mud … Read Full Post »