Termites

How to Know If You Have Termites Right Now


Termites are a feared pest among homeowners thanks to the tremendous amount of damage they can cause. Finding these pests as early as you can is the most effective way to lower your risk of a severe infestation. Homeowners who find the following early signs of termites will need Monmouth County pest control to eliminate them.

Mud Tubes

Termites create tunnels in order to move back and forth into homes. These tunnels look like tubes made of mud that connect directly to your home.

Cracks in Wood

Look around for cracks in wooden structures in your home. Since termites devour wood from inside, this hollows out walls and other structures. Wood that sounds hollow when tapped on can also indicate a termite infestation.

Holes in Wood

Termites leave round holes in wooden areas, such as around doors or in floors. These holes are usually the same size as a nail head. Seeing these holes in any part of your home is a warning sign that you could have termites in the area.

Termite Droppings

Termites leave droppings behind as they move around homes. These droppings look like a powdery material and are typically found near wooden areas.

If you notice any signs of termites in your home, please contact Allison Pest Control as soon as possible. We offer Monmouth County pest control for NJ homeowners to reduce the risk of serious termite damage.

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