Termite Facts:

Sub Terrarium Termites

Worker Termites

  • Termites have been found across 70 percent of the world and have survived environmental changes for more than 250 million years, adjusting to most any climate.
  • Termites are found in every state in the United States except Alaska.
  • Termites feed on cellulose, which can be found in high moisture wood.
  • Americans spend more than $7 billion every year treating for termites and repairing the damage they cause.
  • Termite damage can go undetected for years.
  • Termite damage is not covered by most homeowners’ insurance policies.
  • Some termite species need only a space one-sixteenth of an inch wide – the thickness of a piece of paper – to enter a home.
  • Signs of a termite infestation include wood damage, such as small holes in wood; crumbling drywall; sagging doors; swarms of termites (usually occurring in spring); and piles of discarded wings.
  • There are five major types of termites throughout the United States: Eastern Subterranean termites, Western Subterranean termites, Desert Subterranean termites, Formosan Subterranean termites and Drywood termites.

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