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What Do Termites Do to a Home?
a termite gets into your home, it begins to eat at the cellulose
that the wood contains. This is how they get nutrition and
can multiply in number. Termites need to eat dead wood,
which, in most cases, is what homes are made from. The constant
feeding by termites weakens the wood and causes the structure
to become unsound.
Termites Like to Eat Wood?
Termites can survive solely on water; however cellulose
is the best source of nutrients for their diet. Termites
will eat any type of wood, as long as the wood is dead,
and most houses have plenty of dead wood for termites to
feast on. Stumps, mulch, and other wood debris are a perfect
meal for a hungry termite. If termites get into the foundation
of a home and into the wooden structure, they can cause
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