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Termite Blog » How to Detect a Termite Infestation

How to Detect a Termite Infestation

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Termites are cryptic creatures that live in the dark. You might have a termite infestation already and the problem is that you might not even know it. There are however, some signs that you can look out for in order to determine if you have an infestation or not.

In order to find out if you have termites you need to look out for dented or crushed wood foundation. Wood may appear crushed at structural bearing points. Damaged wood resonates with a dull hollow thud when tapped with a hammer. An tapping it with a hammer or a metal object should do the trick.

Sometimes termites will actually fly around in your home. Having flying winged termites flying around in your home or basement is a great sign that you might have n infestation.

These are usually subterranean termites. Also, if you see any mud tubes extending from the ground or your woodwork then chances are you got termites.

A sign of dry wood termites is by finding small, peper grain size fecal pellets you’re your wood structures. Dry wood termites are usually a bit larger than subterranean termites.

Regardless of which sign you find, then you should definitely talk to a professional and have them come to your home for a professional termite inspection. There is a lot on the line here and spending a few dollars for a professional termite inspection could save you thousands down the line.

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