This is not a trick question, but it might feel like one. The answer is wood, right? Termites eat wood! Technically, that is correct, but it isn’t the wood they are after. It is a byproduct of the wood called cellulose. Termites eat wood to get to the cellulose and nutrients they need to live. […]
Subterranean termites feed on wood and can cause extensive damage to buildings, homes, and other wooden structures making them extremely dangerous.
Subterranean Termite behavior, habitat and diet
There are over 45 different kinds of termite species found in North America and are categorized into one of three termite groups – subterranean, dampwood or drywood. Each termite group has unique environmental requirements and behaviors that determines whether or not they live in soil and where they construct their colonies. That means subterranean termite behavior is unique […]