How often do termites swarm?

Answer It takes most termite colonies at least three years to produce swarms. Termites usually swarm when the weather warms in the spring, and then disperse to start new colonies. The exact season varies ... Read More »

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Do swarm termites eat wood?

Swarmer termites do not eat wood. Instead, they are sent as scouts to find potential suitable areas for the development of a new termite colony. However, white worker termites do eat wood and can d... Read More »

How long do termites live once they swarm?

Once termites start to swarm, they only live a few hours before dying. Termites swarm when an established colony produces winged variants that spread their species. If you see swarming termites in ... Read More »

How often do termites go to the ground?

Termites build their colonies under the ground. The wood that they "infest" are only feeding sites. Termite colonies can be anywhere from 3 feet to 30 feet underground and span the length of a foot... Read More »

How often should you spray for termites?

According to North Carolina State University, each application of termiticides should effectively prevent termites for five to 10 years. Manufacturer instructions must be followed carefully when ap... Read More »