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Where do Termites Live?

Termites are a major problem for property owners in every states in the United States besides Alaksa. While they prefer warm climates, termites are highly adaptable and can survive in many climates. As long as they have cellulose to feed on, termites will survive. Some species of termites need to burrow into soil to survive while others can live in dry wood above ground. These devastating pests can be found in walls, bathrooms, furniture, logs, or any other wood source they can find on your Memphis TN Metro Area property.

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Where Are Termites Found in My Home?

While some termites, like drywood termites, prefer dry wood that is not in contact with soil, the termites found in Memphis TN Metro Area prefer damp, decaying wood: 

  1. The common Eastern subterranean termites and formosan termites need contact with soil to survive.
  2. They build extensive above-ground tunnels called mud tubes to live in and travel through. These tunnels provide protection from the open air while termites search for food.
  3. Mud tubes can be found around the foundation, windows, wall studs, and siding in your Memphis TN Metro Area home, indicating a probable termite infestation.

Termite Activity in My Region

While termites are a common problem throughout the United States, each species thrives in specific environments, but most termites prefer warm, humid areas. In Memphis TN Metro Area, we don’t often see drywood termites; unfortunately, we battle the most common and destructive species of termites, subterranean termites.

Termites in My Memphis TN Metro Area Home

In [state], Eastern subterranean and formosan termites are the most common. Our area is a haven for these destructive, wood-boring insects. Due to their quick reproduction and continuous activity, termites are a threat to Memphis TN Metro Area homes year-round. Since termites can be found in your home or any structure on your property, it is important to partner with a professional extermination company such as Allied Termite & Pest Control to ensure your property is termite-free.

Where Do Termites Live? Serving Cordova & Somerville, TN

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