Things that Will Tell Whether Your Home Is Invaded by Termites.
Termites are very tricky creatures that can intrude into your home minus your knowledge and its due to this that most people call them ‘hidden invaders’. Research findings has it that about 5 billion dollars’ worth of damages in U.S homes are due to the termites activities. It is also unfortunate that termite damages are not covered by most insurance policies and in an event that you neglect to take quick action on the existence of the termites in your home you risk spending thousands of dollars in repairs.
Termite have the guts of destroying any kind of home and damage its structural supports, window and door frames or even insulation but the encouraging bit is that you can detect termite presence early enough to minimalize their damage. The guides below will assist you detect the termite’s invasion in your home early enough.
Clicking noise from the walls.
If you hear frequent sounds from your wall then be sure that you have termites in your home. In most occasions the soldier termites bang their heads against wood or shake to signal danger to other termites in case their colony is disturbed. Termites also eating loudly and if you happen to take your ear next to the point that you think they have infested you will hear them eating through the wood.
On coming across flying insects around your homestead
The flying termites will give the initial sign that your house is actually infested by termites since this flying termites called the swarmer’s always move out from their nest to find mates that will be helping them in building another nest in your home. Moreover, the shading of the wings around your home will give you another sign of their because most of their operation take place at night.
Have you seen an increase on Ants in your house?
Most individual do have the ability of differentiating between termites and ants as they have similar characteristics like shape, size and behavior. This is relatively
Increase of the hole in the woods around your home
Termites often eat dry wood from inside and hence on seeing that wood within your house are increasing each day start planning for preventive measure of termites.
Trouble in closing and opening your door or window
As termites feed on and digs on the through the wood on your door the give out moisture which later cause the wood to warp making the door difficult to open.
You see holes in the wood around your home
Tunnels that you see on woods in your home would mean that the termites had infiltrated in the wood and are actually eating the woods.