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What do you do if you have termites in your yard
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What do you do if you have termites in your yard?

When should I worry about termites? Unfortunately for Floridians, termites are a year-round problem. Subterranean tend to "swarm" (fly) in the spring, whereas Drywood termites tend to swarm in the summer. This, however, is just when they are most actively…
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Is it OK to have termites in your yard
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Is it OK to have termites in your yard?

You won't really have termites in the "yard". Termites might be infesting tree stumps or fallen wood. Yes, it would be a problem because of the proximity to your home. Termites have been known to forage anywhere from 300-400 feet…
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How do you tell if termites are active in your house

How do you tell if termites are active in your house?

The best thing to look for is dirt debris or anything that resembles spilled coffee grounds. This can be an indication of active termites. The best idea is to call a professional. Most companies will perform a free termite inspection.
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Is Termite Protection Plan Worth it

Is Termite Protection Plan Worth it?

In Florida, ABSOLUTELY. In fact, all new construction has to get a termite treatment in order to pass inspection. This treatment, however, only lasts about 5 years at most.
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Why do I keep finding dead termites

Why do I keep finding dead termites?

You probably have active termites in the home and you are finding swarmers that have left the nest and have died.
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What kills termites naturally

What kills termites naturally?

Ants and other insects, animals try and eat them, however, it is very difficult for predators to reach them.
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What happens if you disturb termites?

What happens if you disturb termites?

Nothing really. They are always foraging for food.
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Does bleach kill termites

Does bleach kill termites?

Yes and No. Many things will technically kill a termite, like stepping on it with your shoe, however, the issue is killing the colony. Subterranean colonies are located below ground and Drywood Colonies are located within the wood they infest,…
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Are termites hard to get rid of
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Are termites hard to get rid of?

Termites are attracted to other termites so when they find wood they tend to congregate which brings more to that site.
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Can you live in a house with termites

Can you live in a house with termites?

Yes. It will just be getting damaged and eventually, you could have serious structural damage. In addition, when the house sells the bank will typically require an inspection which will result in the need for treatment and possibly losing the…
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