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Termites are very tricky creatures that can intrude into your home minus your knowledge and its due to this that most people call them ‘hidden invaders’. Facts show that about 5 billion dollars’ worth of damage is caused to homes every year in U.S. Sadly enough termite damages are not covered by most homeowner insurance policies and failure to pay attention to the presence of the termites in your home you risk spending thousands of dollars in repairs.
Termite are capable of hurting any kind of building and damage its structural supports, window and door frames or even insulation but the good news that if you can know the early signs of the termites you will be able to minimize the damage. The following signs will make your spot the termite’s invasion in your home early enough.
Clicking noise from the walls.
If you get frequent clicking sounds from your wall then there are high chances that you have termites in your home. Many a times the soldier termites bang their heads against wood or shake to pass information of imminent danger to other termites in case their colony is destroyed. Termites also eating loudly and if you happen to take your ear next to the point that you think they have infested you will hear them eating through the wood.
On encountering flying insects around your homestead
The flying termites will give the initial sign that your house is actually infested by termites since this flying termites called the swarmer’s always move out from their nest to find mates that will be helping them in building another nest in your home. Besides, they have another feature of shading off their wings and you will be able to see their wings when a day breaks because most of their operation take place at night.
Have you seen an increase on Ants in your house?
Many people do not know the difference between termites and ants since they have similar features like shape, size and behavior. This is proportionally worse since ants will be having a great harm on your house likened to termites.
Increase of the hole in the woods around your home
Termites often eat dry wood from inside and hence on seeing that wood within your house are increasing each day start planning for preventive measure of termites.
When you find it had closing your door or window
As termites feed on and digs on the through the wood on your door the give out moisture which later cause the wood to warp making the door difficult to open.
You see holes in the wood around your home
Tunnels that an individual is able to note in their houses would indicate that the termites had infiltratedin the wood and are actually eating the woods.