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Termites are attributed to millions of dollars in damage every year. You must be aware of the damage they can do and learn ways of preventing them from destroying your home.

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There are two basic types of termites. One type lives entirely in wood, and the other can tunnel it's way into the ground.

Wood termites come in multiple types as well. There are rotten wood termites, damp wood termites and dry wood termites to name the most popular. Dry wood termites are common in homes & furniture, and they can really do some damage if not treated.

Most termites belong to the subterranean termite classification. This means they are able to tunnel their way into the soil. This enables they to find multiple pieces of wood to feed on. Subterranean termites are able to rapidly grow their colony size up to several million large in a relatively short amount of time.

Subterranean termites are a little harder to detect in homes as they leave little evidence as compared to wood termites. You can generally find a subterranean termite infestation by finding a mud shelter tube on the side of a wall.

In general, the majority of termites are thought to be a beneficial species in that they help break down dead wood and provide food for other life forms. Of course, when they get into the walls of your home, you may have a different feeling towards them.

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