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4 Signs Of Termite Damage In Your Home

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When it comes to household pests here in the Cherry Hill area, termites are easily one of the most feared thanks to the sheer extent of damage they can cause around your house. When it comes to termites, identifying their presence early one and having them removed is incredibly important, as damage around your home is only going to get exponentially worse as time goes on. To help you get a better idea of what to look out for when it comes to spotting termite damage, our team of skilled pest control specialists here at Bug Bombers have put together this helpful article. In it, our team of experts will highlight just a few signs you can watch out for that indicate you have a termite infestation on your hands.

Discarded Wings

Swarmers, or reproductive female and male winged termites, typically emerge from their nests during the spring to find new locations for their colony. Unfortunately, this often happens to be our homes. Once termites find their new colony location, they'll typically discard their wings. If you notice the presence of discarded wings near your windowsills or doors, this is often the first sign that you have a termite problem on your hands.

Mud Tubes

Subterranean termites are another species and happen to be one of the most destructive. These subterranean termites build mud tubes to provide moisture while they travel between the colony and their food source and will often be found near your home's foundation if they're present. If you notice these, it's important to act quickly and get a specialist on the scene to determine what needs to be done.

Wood Damage

Termites tend to eat wood from the inside out, which can sometimes make it difficult to determine if they're present in your home. As termites feed, however, the wood in your home will get hollowed out, which means it will sound quite different when tapped compared to the wood around it. If you have any hollow-sounding wooden areas in your home or any areas where the wood is blistering, it's best to have a pro come in and take a look.

Uneven or Bubbling Paint

Uneven or bubbling paint is often a sign of moisture buildup, and when you find it in your house, it's usually a sign of either water damage or termite damage. If you notice any uneven or bubbling areas of paint around your home, and you don't see any other signs of water damage, it's a good idea to have a pest control specialists come in and take a look at the problem to determine if termites are actually the culprit.

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