It's a good question and surprising to most people is the fact that termites do not even live inside of homes. They live in underground colonies, building nests and tunneling through soil that reaches the structure of your home.
Termites can be in the tens of millions living in or around your home before they ever actually touch it. Here are some basic signs to be aware of :
1) do you have mud tubes from infested piece of wood that runs up to your foundation walls?
2) is there any damage to any wood around your property or any other materials?
3) do you have any winged insects swarming around your home?
The question is should you be worried about termites? The simple answer is yes. They can cause extensive damage to the structure and foundation of your home and cost you tens of thousands of dollars of repair work to remedy the situation that could've been cut off at the pass. If you see any signs that might have a wondering if you have termites, you might want to consider calling in Albany pest control company who can do an on-site assessment for you.
This way you have a trained professional who can identify any tunneling or nests close to your home. They cost billions of dollars of damage to homes every year so it stands to reason that you should take the idea of termites very seriously.
If you haven't identified a termite infestation in your home or on your property and you want to get it addressed before the winter months are upon us, please consider calling All Star Pest Solutions today. We are a local pest control company serving all of Albany and the surrounding Capital Region.