Termites

Five Fast Facts About Subterranean Termites


Subterranean termites are a common type of termite that Monmouth County pest control professionals deal with. These termites can wreak havoc on your home and cause expensive structural damage if they’re able to feed on wood for long periods of time. The following are some facts about these pests that you might not be aware of.

They’re Widespread

Subterranean termites live in almost all states in the U.S. The only state these pests aren’t found in is Alaska.

They Usually Live Underground

Subterranean termites might not live in your home, although they use the wood in your house for food. These termites often travel to and from their colony, which is typically located in a nearby underground spot.

Colonies Are Enormous

How many members live in a subterranean termite colony? These colonies have been known to contain up to two million termites.

They’re Highly Destructive

In fact, subterranean termites are considered the worst in terms of destructive species throughout the country.

They Use Tubes

Subterranean termites use mud tubes to travel safely to and from homes. They use these tubes to get to wood sources that they use for food. These tubes are usually attached to home foundations.

If you have subterranean termites in your home or any other type of termite, Allison Pest Control is here to help. Contact us for dependable Monmouth County pest control services to eliminate termites from your home.

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