How much wood do termites eat in a day?

Answer Termites eat non-stop, all day long. There are a few different types of termites, but they all have the same eating pattern and diet. Although they eat all day long, a full colony (about 60,000 ter... Read More »

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Do termites only eat wood?

The main diet of almost all termites is some form of plant fibre (cellulose) and they get this from the soil, grass and trees. Some eat only fungus. Lots will eat other termites from time to time B... Read More »

How Do Termites Get Into the Wood?

Termites can cause a lot of damage to a home or other structure before you even know they are there. Instead of creating noticeable holes in the wood right away, termites eat wood from the inside o... Read More »

How to Identify Dry Wood Termites?

Dry wood termites differ from subterranean termites in that they don't need moisture or soil to survive. They live inside of wood and are often difficult to find, even in inspection. They can inhab... Read More »

Do subterranean termites eat wood?

Subterranean termites build nests in the soil near homes. They eat wood and often target and infest homes by building tunnels that lead directly from their nests into the walls of homes that contai... Read More »