Termites house their colonies within the wood on which they feed. While they eat the wood, these creatures burrow mazes of tunnels and chambers within the walls and furniture. They also leave small piles of feces that resemble pellets where they eat or nest. Termites cause floors, walls and ceilings to sag and they leave behind areas that looked like they were damaged by water. It’s why it is important to call pest control if you see or feel that the damage in your house was caused by termites. Here are 6 signs that there is definitely a termite colony residing in your house:
If you find termites in your house, that does not mean you have an immediate emergency. The rate of the damage occurs relatively slowly. However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be cautious. Regularly check for pests and termites around where you are to ensure a pest free abode.