What Attracts Termites?


Termites are attracted by food, habitat, moisture, warmth and dark places. Termites are clusters of eusocial insects. Termites build and maintain nests which they use as their colony.
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Termites consume materials made of cellulose. These include wood, wood products, cardboard and paper. You should keep wood on your home out of contact with the soil, leaving a gap
Termites are attracted to moisture and are more likely to "zero in" on a structure if
a type of insect which can be a pest to wooden houses as it eats them up.
Termite nests vary greatly with species and location. For instance, in northern climates (e.g. Canada) they are often hidden entirely within the soil and the wood of the house, with
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What Attracts Termites?
There are several types of termites, but the Eastern subterranean termite (Reticulitermes Flavipes) is the most common and widely distributed termite in North America, according to the Pro-Line Pest Control website. Several environmental factors serve to... More »
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