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09/10/19

Did you know that termites actually need to drink quite a bit of water to survive? As you might expect, sawing through wood day and night is thirsty work. Termites can only really keep up their pace as long as they can drink while they’re eating. To do that, they’ll need to find wet wood or at least wood that’s very close to water.

That isn’t the only thing termites need, either. Believe it or not, termites are actually pretty choosy about where they build their colonies. If they’ve established themselves near you, it’s because your home is providing everything on their move-in checklist. The trick to keeping termites away from you, therefore, is making sure they can’t get everything on that checklist. This video explains why termites choose to build near homes, and how you can make sure they don’t build near you:

Have you recently discovered a termite problem around your home? Do you want to stop a termite problem before it has a chance to start? Either way, get in touch with Plunkett’s Pest Control right away. Our experts have the tools and experience we need to drive out termites for good. We’ll help you make sure they can’t get what they want near you in the future, too. If you want to deal with your wood-munching nemesis once and for all, Plunkett’s is here to help.


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