What Areas Are Susceptible To Termites?

Written by: Quintin Bentley Crevling

Termites are one of the most devastating pests a homeowner can deal with, costing Americans $5 billion annually to repair damaged areas. Termites wreak havoc on your house by slowly eating away at the wood in your home. Some species of termites have wings and will fly to a new destination to start a colony. This can make is particularly difficult to protect the exterior of your home for an infestation. To determine which part of your home is most susceptible to termites, you must first know which type of termite you have. There are over 2,000 types of termites in the world and only 50 reside in the United States. These 50 species of termites fall into three categories: dampwood, drywood, and subterranean. If you are interested in having your home sprayed for termites, click here to learn more about your free home inspection.

Dampwood termites, as their name suggests, infest wood that has a high water content. This means they love to live in areas of your home that are beginning to rot. This species of termite can be particularly worrisome as they are much larger than their counterparts, measuring up to one inch in length including their wings. Because these termites only live in damp wood and fly, they can attack any section of your house that is above ground. Unlike the other species of termites, dampwood’s do not burrow into the wood. Instead, they devour the wood from the outside inward. As long as homeowners repair all signs of rot, they will not have to worry about this species of termite.

The drywood termite is the most destructive species of termite in the United States. This pesky insect silently destroys the interior of your home by eating zigzag tunnels into your walls. Just like dampwood termites, the drywood species also has wings that allow them to fly to any location on your home. They will often fly to your roof and work their way into your ceiling. The major difference between the two species is that drywood termites burrow tunnels into the wood and will live long periods of time without leaving the safety of their tunnel. These incredible little animals have evolved inside of trees, so they no longer require a water source to survive. The insects draw moisture from the wood they ingest and excrete a completely dry pellet that is often confused for sawdust.

Subterranean termites live below ground in a massive colony that can house countless tunnels. Since these termites live in the soil, they are most likely to enter the home from the side of your house. You can always tell a subterranean termite by the mud tunnels they construct along their path to a food supply. They build these tunnels so they never have to expose themselves to predators. Because these insects build their nests in the soil, they are much easier to prevent. To eradicate the termites you should have a pest control expert come to your home to spray termiticide, and potentially save you thousands of dollars in repairs.

Hoping to save more this coming months

Early this year, I told myself that I need to save every penny that I am going to earn so that I can pay off all of my payables after I transferred everything in a credit union. The one who helped me transferred and consolidated all of my credit was a Fil-Am bank officer because she pitied my situation. I was happy that time and I told myself, “hopefully this is the thing that can help me.” She asked me if I want a debit card with my checking account and I told her that I don’t want because I want that every penny of my income while being a SAHM and online freelance writer will be put as payment for my credits. She just laughed at me.
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Home improvement, DIY, interior design with child safety & parenting

It is the time of the year that everyone is having Spring Fever! People usually plan some projects for their home improvement. To save money they will do the interior design and other stuffs the DIY way. Though, some will hire experts but there are some who will just do it by themselves for fun and for making their place as beautiful as it can be. Aside from that these people who want to have makeovers every year for their homes ; they will see to it that they will give their children happiness and safety for good parenting.

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Snow in Springtime – Colorado Springs Colorado

When you are living in Colorado, you have to love the beautiful weather. It is spring time but still it is snow and the forecast states that it is for two days. WOW! I already planted my vegetable seeds hoping it will sprout in the coming days but then snow is showing its beauty. Oh well, it is just fine as I need snow for the grasses since water is not free anymore. Despite that it is snowing, I am enjoying it. And I am thankful because it is still a blessing from heaven.

Fast Key Services for your Home & Business Security Needs

When a business still exist and serves people after being established more than 25 years ago, then, that business offers one of a kind superb customer service with all of its quality products. And this I am talking about Fast Key Services – the lock and key specialist. As per the start of the company, it just started in a garden shed. Due to its heart of serving truthfully to all clients, Fast Key Services become UK’s leading supplier of locker and furniture keys.

One of the reasons why they make it big in the business is their competitive prices of all of their products without sacrificing the qualities. And even if they have grown big, Fast Key Services is still centered on their mission to offer same day shipping with superb customer service to all of their valued customers (like private individuals, office furniture manufacturers/suppliers, financial institutions, schools, locksmiths and more).

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Exercise bike for the kids

I bought an exercise bike not for myself but for my kids. That time I didn’t have that much in my PayPal. So, I did buy it thing using my cc. When I received my salary, I paid this thing off so that I will not pay the interest of my card. Anyway, this was just 63+ bucks and free shipping so I was happy with my purchase. They love to bicycle and I am thinking that maybe they can use this one as a toy or as an exerciser as they don’t want to use the exercise stepper. I cannot bring them to the gym every month for a regular exercise as it will cost me more than a hundred bucks for a membership. Through this exercise bike, they can exercise their legs, their body and somehow enjoy using this thing. Sometimes, I will use this bike too if I am not that busy with my online work. The pedometer of this exercise bike is not working good after few use since this is built cheaply and so I just pulled the one that I have in my stepper. It works so far.

I encourage my kids to exercise since I can see on my eldest that he needs more endurance as mostly he’s just sitting down, curling his legs, playing with gadgets and computer. So far this exercise bike serves its purpose even if it’s built cheaply. It’s a good idea even if there’s not much space in the house for this additional thing.

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Be happy for your family that they are doing good

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I failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. – Michael Jordan

Kid needs a little help and needs to be out every once in a while

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