Q. - Do you often find sawdust near your wooden doors, windows, cupboards or any furniture in your house? Or do you hear irritating sound coming from wooden furnitures at night?
If yes then you should be careful because your house is attacked by termites. A group of insect that mostly feed on dead plant materials.
Q. - How do termites enter your home?
Termite infestation is usually not apparent until severe damages have incurred in your house. They live in dark, humid and protected environment. Termites rarely emerge from soil, mud-tubes or sources through which they are tunneling. You may not aware that you have termites until you see a swarn or come across damage during construction.
Q. - What are the signs of termites infestation?
Termite infestation is usually not apparent until severe damages have incurred in your house. Some of the ways to identify if you have termites - hollow spots on wooden furniture, swarms, sawdust near the wooden doors, Windows, kitchen boards, sofas etc and unpleasant and irritating noise at night.
Q. - What are the damages caused by termites?
- Termites build shelter tubes made of mud, dirt and debris, you can find on walls.
- Their discarded wings spread diseases and contaminate your house.
- They create tunnels in the wood and makes it papery, hollow and weak.
- Termites can damage your foundation of your property, floor, wall and ceilings by consuming cellulose found in timber within them.
- Termites also damage trees, leading to branches falling off.
- So be careful from termites before it's too late.