Termites are a serious pest problem. While small in size, they cause big damage. Signs of a termite infestation include seeing winged termites near light sources, piles of wings on window sills, abnormally squeaky floorboards, buckling floorboards, pinholes in drywall, hollow sounding wood, drooping and discolored drywall, stuck windows and doors, termite pellets (tiny piles of wood-colored droppings), and peeling paint.

Termite Facts:

  • A termite colony can grow to over a million termites
  • A termite colony can consume over 100 pounds of wood per year
  • Termite colonies eat 24 hours a day
  • Termites have wings which they shed
  • $5 billion in property damage is caused by termites each year
  • Termites raise their young as a group
  • There are approximately 2,000 known termite species in the world
  • Termites tend to be more active during warmer weather as they store food for the winter
  • Human homes are an ideal environment for termites because they provide food, moisture, shelter and proper temperatures
  • Termites are known as silent destroyers due to their ability to often go undetected in homes

How to Get Rid of Termites:

The best course of action with termites is to immediately call a trusted pest control professional. If left untreated or if they are not completely eradicated, the termite colony will continue to grow and the damage to your home will magnify.

If you suspect termites in your home, contact us today.  Attention Pest Solutions offers termite control for Saratoga County, Albany County, Washington County, Fulton County, Warren County, Schenectady County and Montgomery County.