Types of Termites

There are many types of termites that have been identified in the South Florida area.

Drywood Termites
Powderpost Termites
Subterranean Termites
Conehead Termites
Formosan Termites
Florida Dampwood Termites

Each kind of termite poses a different risk and also leave different clues to their location. The Conehead termite builds mud tunnels that are usually dark brown and can be found on trees and building walls. They also have nests that are on the ground near trees or even on a tree and are a large ball with a hard bumpy surface. The Drywood termites tend to be in smaller colonies and in an isolated area, like piece of furniture. Subterranean termites cause extensive damage, invade from underground and wreak widespread havoc over a property or building.

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