Termite Infested Homes

Termites can cause anxiety in even the calmest homeowner. The termites do not come out into the open, they feed on wood which is inside the house, and you can’t get rid of them easily with a quick run to the hardware store to get a “spray.”

Termites cause over $5 billion in damage each year and this is a major concern of homeowners especially in areas that are prone to heavy termite infestation.

Termites and Building Materials

Many building materials are made from cellulose based products and can be food for termites. In addition, building materials can be substrates for termites to gain access to structures. Virtually…

Termites, Treated Lumber, & Termite Proof Lumber

Termites get their nutrition from cellulose. They usually get the cellulose by eating wood. This is beneficial if the termites are eating a decaying stump or a fallen tree. However,…

Termites in Cabinets

Every year termites invade thousands of homes. The homeowners spend thousands of dollars annually treating termites and repairing the damage that they cause. When termites invade a home, they often…

Termites in Mortar

In nature, termites are beneficial. They recycle fallen trees and other dead wood. However, when there are no fallen trees, termites often turn to the wood in homes for food.Termites…

Termites & Palm Trees

Termites search for anything that contains cellulose. The stems of most plants are made of cellulose. Some termites attack grass and other small plants. However, most termites attack large plants,…

Termites & Stucco

Subterranean termites are found in every state except Alaska. They invade thousands of homes every year. Homeowners spend millions of dollars to treat these pests and repair the damage that…

Termites & Cardboard

Termites get their nourishment from cellulose. The usual source of cellulose for termites is wood. In nature termites recycle fallen trees and decaying stumps. Termites also eat things that are made…

Termites & Cedar

Termites have a bad reputation because they eat wood. Every year termites invade thousands of homes. This causes homeowners to spend millions of dollars every year to treat the termites…

Repairing Trees in the Yard Damaged by Termites

In the United States, many homeowners find that termites have invaded a tree in the yard. In many cases, termites attack dead or dying parts of trees. There is one…

Concrete & Termites

There is an urban legend that says that termites can eat through concrete to get into a home. In fact, termites do not eat concrete. They can squeeze through very…

Termites & Cardboard

Termites get their nourishment from cellulose. The usual source of cellulose for termites is wood. In nature termites recycle fallen trees and decaying stumps. Termites also eat things that are made…

Termites & Cedar

Termites have a bad reputation because they eat wood. Every year termites invade thousands of homes. This causes homeowners to spend millions of dollars every year to treat the termites…

Termites & Palm Trees

Termites search for anything that contains cellulose. The stems of most plants are made of cellulose. Some termites attack grass and other small plants. However, most termites attack large plants,…

Termites, Treated Lumber, & Termite Proof Lumber

Termites get their nutrition from cellulose. They usually get the cellulose by eating wood. This is beneficial if the termites are eating a decaying stump or a fallen tree. However,…

Termites & Stucco

Subterranean termites are found in every state except Alaska. They invade thousands of homes every year. Homeowners spend millions of dollars to treat these pests and repair the damage that…

Concrete & Termites

There is an urban legend that says that termites can eat through concrete to get into a home. In fact, termites do not eat concrete. They can squeeze through very…

Termite Wood Dust

Just mentioning termites can strike fear in the hearts of many homeowners. They have heard the stories about termites and the damage that they can cause. Many homeowners are vigilant…

Termite Protection

Every year termites attack thousands of homes. Homeowners spend millions of dollars treating termites and repairing the damage hat they cause. Many homeowners would prefer to prevent termite attacks rather…

Is Sawdust a Sign of Termites?

Homeowners often find small piles of sawdust around their home. The first thought is that termites have been active. Although termites do eat wood, they do not produce sawdust. Sawdust…

Beams Damaged by Termites

Every year termites attack thousands of homes. Since they eat wood from the inside, termites can sometimes work for a long time without being noticed. By the time they are…

Average Termite Treatment Costs

Every year termites attack thousands of homes. And every year, homeowners spend millions of dollars to treat termites and repair the damage that they cause.At first glance, it might seem…

Termites in Mobile Homes

Every year termites attack thousands of homes and buildings. American homeowners spend millions of dollars annually to treat termites and repair the damage that they cause.Many people who own mobile…

Termites in Condos

Every year termites attack thousands of homes and buildings in the United States. Homeowners spend millions of dollars annually to treat the termites and to repair the damage that they…