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How to Get Rid of Drywood Termites

Monday, 11. January 2010 13:40

Drywood Termite, how to get rid of

HOW to GET RID of
DRYWOOD TERMITES

Termites live in a colony which means that they are a social insect. Social insects have a division of labor called castes. There are 3 different common types of termites: Subterranean, Formosan, and Drywood Termites.

Drywood termites are about 1/2″ long but Drywood termite soldiers are 3/8″ long. They have soft bodes and are cylinder like in shape. They are kind of a pale brown color and have 6 legs with 4 equal wings that are longer than its body. Drywood termites will drop feces that are small, hard, and cylinder-like in the areas that are infested. Drywood termites are difficult to control because they build their nests in the wood but mostly not in the ground like the other termites. Keep Reading

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