Termite season really means swarming season for termites. This is when most people will notice signs of termite infestations. In the Palmetto area, you may start to see signs of termites starting as early as March and running through the end of November. Signs like swarming, discarded wings, and droppings.
Because Florida’s climate is so inviting, termites tend to have a longer season here. In the Palmetto area, the tropical rough-headed dry wood termite swarms at night, from April through July. Most colonies swarm in the afternoon between March and May. The western dry wood termite has been identified during the day throughout Sarasota and Manatee Counties.
Subterranean Termites tend primarily to feed on wood, they also like paper goods, insulation, drywall, and filtration systems. Termites can damage trees and shrubs. Besides structural damage, subterranean termites can costs you thousands of dollars if the termites are left untreated. The eastern subterranean termite swarms in daylight between October and February. The dark southeastern subterranean termite usually swarms in daylight between March and June.
Termite Infestation in Palmetto
In the Palmetto area, Subterranean Termites are a common problem. It’s important to identify with a thorough inspection if you see any signs or have any suspicions of termite activity. Its warm, humid climate and sandy soil make Palmetto a great home for most types of termites, especially subterranean. This time of year you may see a swarm around your home. It’s likely mating season, eggs have hatched or they are looking for a new place to colonize.
If you see one or more of these signs in or around your home, call All American Pest Services right away! We will help determine if you have termites and rectify the infestation no matter how severe. Want to be proactive? We also provide termite prevention services.
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