Worker Termites Cause Damage to Your Property's Structure!
Worker termites, unlike swarmer termites, do cause damage to structures. These insects feed on cellulose, which is found in wood, grass, and other products, and are actually very helpful in breaking down decaying materials in nature. However, worker termites also build and maintain mud tubes and nests that use your home or business’ structure as their source.
What do worker termites look like?
Worker termites are small, pale and have rounded heads and bodies. These termites do not have wings.
What is the damage that can be caused by worker termites?
Worker termites feed on the wooden structures of homes and other buildings, and can cause:
Buckled or sagging floors and ceilings
Bubbling paint or discoloration on walls and ceilings
Tiny holes in drywall
Mud tubes in or around your property
Patterns in wood damage (creates a ribbed effect in wood)
Where do worker termites live?
Worker termites prefer moist areas, and moldy or mildewy odors can indicate a thriving environment for these wood-destroying insects. They are generally found underneath a structure, especially around the foundation.
How do I get rid of worker termites?
As with most pest infestations, worker termites are best eradicated by an experienced professional. Sean Rock Exterminating can guarantee the extermination of worker termites, as well as any other type of pest! Contact us today to schedule a free initial consultation!