Just the word termite sends shivers up the spines of homeowners all around the globe. Termites literally eat wood, so no homeowner who finds out their home has them is going to be loving life.
Someimes referred to as the silent invaders, termites typically live in colonies underneath the house or in the backyard. When the ground thaws after the winter months, they can enter your home through cracks in the foundation if not treated by a pest control company.
Every year, termites will do damage to roughly 600,000 homes, and United States residents spend approximately $5 billion every year to control termites and repair the damage they cause. On average, a homeowner will end up spending about $3,