Did you know that the average bathroom is an ideal place for termites to thrive? Learn why!
It may surprise you to know that the average bathroom is an ideal place for termites to thrive. These insects need wood, warmth and moisture in order to survive.
The interior framing of the walls and ceilings in most bathrooms are typically made of wood. Daily bathing and showering can increase the likelihood of finding termites in bathrooms, as it creates a moisture source. Termite infestations can be hidden in walls, floors and ceilings. Infestations can be particularly difficult to detect behind tile and bathtubs.
If you suspect you may have termites, here are a few things to look for:
Termites and their evidence can be very hard to detect. They prefer to feed in protected areas and are rarely found out in the open like other insects, which is why you need termite control. If you are concerned that you may have termites – in bathrooms or any other areas of your home – call Terminix®. These trained professionals will inspect your home for evidence of termites and develop a plan to evict them.