FAQ Category: Termites

Can termites create a colony within a building structure?

Not very likely as the inside of a structure typically will not have enough moisture for survival of a termite colony. While a building structure can provide a suitable food source, worker termites will travel back and forth from a building structure to a colony in the ground.

How long do termites live?

Studies have shown that worker termites only live for 1 – 2 years while a queen termite can live up to 50 years.

My home was inspected and no termites were found, should I still schedule a termite treatment?

Yes, a termite infestation can go unnoticed  until a serious problem exist. 80% of the wood they eat is hidden within walls and can be difficult to detect. Some of our treatment plans can provide up to 20 years of protection as it is better to proactively keep your home safe before their destruction is …

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Can termites make their way through concrete?

Termites can get through a crack of only 1/32nd of an inch and will typically enter through cracks and penetration points such as  plumbing and electrical. Termite can’t go through solid concrete, but can make mud tubes for travel route around solid surface.