Termites can come from seemingly nowhere, but once they’ve made themselves at home, it can be a colossal task to have them removed. In Clackamas, there are two main types of termites; subterranean and dampwood. These two types of termites can each cause considerable damage to your home’s structural integrity; knowing how to identify them and proceed may save your home from terminal termite damage.
Subterranean termites are found in the soil and have huge nests. You can typically identify subterranean termites by the appearance of “mud tubes.” These tiny tubes, about the diameter of a pencil, travel through the soil to whatever wood the termites are feeding on. These termites can also be identified by their light-colored bodies. Their nest can contain upwards of a million termites, so upon discovery, waste no time and contact Wildwoods Pest Control to discuss immediate extermination.
Dampwood termites are often mistaken for ants; their small reddish bodies are segmented in a similar way. Despite their appearance, make no mistake, these termites will zero in on any bit of rotting, damp, or soft wood in your home and feast. Since these insects prefer wood that is already compromised, treatment can often be as simple as removing and replacing the questionable wood in your home.
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