For such a small pest, they can cause catastrophic structural damage to homes. They feed on the wood used in home construction and destroy buildings without detection.
There are three main termite groups:
Within these three groups, Florida homeowners should be concerned with four specific species:
- Eastern Subterranean
- Formosan Subterranean
- Powderpost Drywood
- Florida Dampwood
The species of a termite infestation will inform the treatment options and allow our professionals to develop a specialized plan to protect your home. Treatment options for termites include both chemical and non-chemical procedures.
Damage of an infestation often goes unnoticed. While a trained professional can quickly identify termite damage during an inspection, homeowners can also check their homes for signs of termites. These signs of termites include:
- Discarded wings
- Mud tubes
- Hollow sounding wood
- Paint buckling