Termites nest in the subsoil, since there they find the humidity and temperature necessary for their survival. They are quiet and do a thorough job. They build galleries through which they reach the wood or cellulose they will use as food. They also do not like light, so they will always try to be hidden from view. This means that they may be attacking your property without you even knowing it.
So, it is crucial that you periodically inspect your property in an effort to detect them as soon as possible. Here we show you the most common signs of the presence of termites in your home.
Four Major Signs to Know That You Have Termites in Your Home
- Tunnels or mud roads: Look for tunnels or mud paths on surfaces such as walls, ceilings, floors, beams, etc.
- A large amount of soil: Check if there is a large amount of soil accumulated inside the galleries of the affected wood.
- Winged termites: Look for dark-colored winged termites in spring.
- Wood: When you lift wood that was in direct contact with the ground and find termites there, they are likely in your home, too.
Other Signs That Indicate the Presence of This Pest
Here are some less common signs that you may have termites in your home:...