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The dangers of termites

Updated: Apr 6

Termites are harmful to structures, no matter the size or location. They can be found all over the world, even in places where many people wouldn't expect them. The first thing you need to know about termites is that they aren't alone; there are billions of termite groups worldwide! These insects only do one thing: eat wood. Even though this may seem harmless at first glance, it can cause extensive damage if not taken care of soon enough.


Termites pose serious risks to homes; they may seem harmless enough, but their eating of wooden structures can cause extensive damage. Their underground colonies aren't the only pest problem they pose; termites have been known to eat through electrical wiring, resulting in fires. Be sure to contact pest control if you notice any signs of pest problems!





If you're worried that you might have a termite infestation, there are some signs you can look for. Termites feed on cellulose, so they'll eat through wood, paper, and other materials made from plants. Here are some signs that you might have an infestation:


  • You see termites swarming around your home

  • You find termite wings or droppings near windows or doors

  • There is damage to the wooden framework of your home, especially near the foundation

  • The paint or wallpaper on your walls is bubbling or peeling

  • Your doors or windows are difficult to open or close because the frames have been damaged by termites

  • hear a clicking noise coming from your walls

The best way to prevent pest problems is through effective pest control. Magma Pest Control has been working with pest infestations for decades, meaning our pest technicians have a vast knowledge of current pest problems and their solutions.


If you spot any signs of pest problems, act quickly to avoid any pest-related complications. With the right pest control methods in place, termites will be unable to cause any damage to the structure. Magma Pest Control is always available for assistance once pest problems arise. Our pest technicians can provide quick response times and ensure that your pest problems are taken care of efficiently!


Contact us today for more information about how we can help with your pest problem!






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