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Termites: the silent destroyers

Commonly known as “silent destroyers,” termites can be found in the foundation, walls or attic of your home, populating a thriving colony long before any signs of damage appear. Because this pest is hard to detect with an untrained eye, termite damage costs Americans billions of dollars each year, and most insurance plans won’t cover the damage.

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Signs your home was infiltrated by termites

Reasons you might have termites

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Termites feed on cellulose and thrive in damp conditions, both of which can be found in the wood used in your home’s construction. Termites are prone to dehydration and cannot be away from moist conditions for very long, so they will likely enter your home through damp wood or soil. Common points of termite entry include: