Dampwood Termite

Dampwood Termite

Shape and size:

Dampwood termites are generally larger than subterranean termites. The swarmers can grow up to 1-inch in body length. Termites are often confused with ants. Unlike ants, which have antennae that are bent at a 90-degree angle, termite antennae are straight. Their wings are roughly the same length as their bodies.

Signs of a Dampwood Termite infestation:

Dampwood termites infest wood with high moisture content. Their presence is usually marked by a series of chambers or galleries connected by tunnels. The appearance of wood damaged by this group of termites can be varied but they always eat across the grain.

Stop Bugging Me Pest Control’s Termite Removal Service includes the following:

  • Inspection – A thorough inspection will be conducted to identify the termite species.
  • Treatment – Based on the diagnosis, your Stop Bugging Me Pest Control technician will determine appropriate measures of control to exterminate the particular termite species and assess any structural damage as a result of the termite infestation.
  • Follow up – Written recommendations will be made to correct conducive conditions for termite infestations.

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