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.
You probably have active termites in the home and you are finding swarmers that have left the nest and have died.
Ants and other insects, animals try and eat them, however, it is very difficult for predators to reach them.
Nothing really. They are always foraging for food.
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,…
Termites are attracted to other termites so when they find wood they tend to congregate which brings more to that site.
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…
Hire a professional! Not only should they have the experience to do it right, but they have to guarantee their work. All termite contracts in Florida are regulated by the State.
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.
It is very difficult and not advised. Experience is very important. You could spend lots of money on chemicals, products and not do the job correctly. Fumigations can only be done by professionals, as the gas (fumigant) is controlled.