Termites 101

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Subterranean Termite

Western subterranean termites are highly destructive. In large numbers, this species of termite will rapidly devour wood, leaving a thin external shell packed with moist soil. Subterranean termites thrive in moist, humid locations, as they construct vast underground nests. All the cities in California, like, Los Angeles, Riverside & Huntington Beach are prone to subterranean termite infestation. READ MORE ABOUT SUBTERRANEAN TERMITES

Drywood Termite

The most common type of termite in the Southern California area, Drywood Termites, cause in excess of 1.7 billion dollars in damages every year in the United States. A very social insect, Drywood Termites often go unnoticed until the damage is severe or swarming season occurs. Due to the fact that damages from these insects can be devastating, treating an infestation early is highly recommended. READ MORE ABOUT DRYWOOD TERMITES