Termites cause more damage to
homes (5 billion dollars annually)
than any other kind of disaster.
They do not discriminate . . . they
cannot tell whether the wood they
are feeding on is in a forest or a
home. 24 hours a day they work
to feed. Termites can enter your
home through a gap as small as
1/64 of an inch.

Subterranean termites travel
underground and can be very hard
to detect. These kind of termites
need a great deal of moisture such
as from soil and damp wood. They
usually live in the soil, but can be

Subterranean Termites

Subterranean termites

above ground if enough moisture is present. Traditionally they have large colonies and build tubes of earth (see photo below).

Drywood termites require very little moisture. They live within the wood and no soil contact is necessary. Their colony size is traditionally small.

Usually homeowners do not notice termites until they swarm, which is usually in the spring, in Tennessee. Termite swarms usually mean damage to the home has probably already occurred.

Drywood Termites

Drywood Termites

Reeves Pest Control does FREE termite inspections and can tailor a termite control plan to the specifics of your home’s location and other pertinent information.

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Ants vs Termites

Ants vs. Termites