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Eco-Wise™ Subterranean Termites

Subterranean Termites

Subterranean Termites

Identifying Subterranean Termite Problems

Subterranean termites problems live in underground colonies or in moist secluded areas aboveground that can contain up to 2 million members. Subterranean termite infestations build distinctive "mud tubes" to gain access to food sources and to protect themselves from open air. Termite colonies are organized into castes depending on tasks -- workers, soldiers and reproductives. The characteristics of a subterranean termite problem are dependent on the termite's role in the colony. Cream-colored Worker subterranean termites are 1/8 to 3/8's of an inch in length. Soldier subterranean termites are of a similar body length, but are distinguished by their powerful mandibles. Solider termites have cream-colored bodies and brown heads. Reproductive subterranean termites are approximately one inch long.

Locating Subterranean Termite Infestations

Subterranean termite infestations live underground and build tunnels, referred to as mud tubes, to reach food sources. Like other termite species, they feed on products containing cellulose. Subterranean termite infestations swarm in the spring -- groups of reproductive termites go off to start new colonies. Subterranean termites need contact with the soil to survive and live underground. Subterranean termite infestations can build tunnels through cracks in concrete.

Subterranean Termite Threats

Subterranean termites infestations are by far the most destructive termite. They can collapse a building entirely, meaning possible financial ruin for a homeowner. The hard, saw-toothed jaws of termites work like shears and are able to bite off extremely small fragments of wood, one piece at a time.

How to Get Rid of Subterranean Termite Problems

Getting rid of subterranean termites can be tricky since they tend to build their nests in unique places. Our green subterranean termite control experts will assess the subterranean termite problem and any subterranean termite damage prior to using a subterranean termite control plan, providing you with peace of mind when it comes to these potential unwelcome subterranean termite infestations. And Critter Control Eco-Wise™ Pest Services’ methods for subterranean termite control are environmentally friendly and organic; there is no concern for your family and pets.

Critter Control Eco-Wise™ Pest Services has the knowledge, equipment, and skills to take care of all your subterranean termite problems and will show you how to get rid of subterranean termites for good! Call today: 1-877-ECO-WISE

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