Termites On Tour
Termites can live in your home for years before anyone notices the thousands of dollars worth of damage. Unfortunately, most insurance won’t cover the damage. Knowledge is the key to termite prevention. Regular termite inspections save property owners billions in property damage.
855Bugs also offers WDI’s (Wood Destroying Insect Inspections) complete an extended and renewable warranty that covers termite treatment costs for up to one year.
Building a home? Texas law mandates that all residential and commercial construction projects incorporate preventative measures against termites. 855Bugs makes those measures easier with our Pre-Construction Termite Prevention Services.
Termites on Tour brings music and termites together in a playlist. Through catchy songs, the 855Bugs team seeks to educate you on the facts of termite prevention so you be empowered to protect your property. So join us on the tour and let’s make sure your home is safe from termites! As we dance and sing along, we’ll learn the basics of termite prevention while having fun. Let’s get ready to rock with Termites on Tour!
Termite Facts below ↓
Termites Never Sleep
Worker termites build their colonies 7 days a week, 24 hours a day until they die.
Termites Prefer Moisture
Termites like to live where there is plenty of moisture; water-damaged wood structures are their favorite
Termites Can Go Undetected For Years
Termite damage can take three to five years to become visible to the untrained eye.
Termites Have Large Families
Up to 1 million termites can live in a single colony.
The Only Way To Know Your Home Is Safe From Termites...
The only way to know your home is safe from termites is to verify it with a trained eye.
Termite Queens Lay A LOT of eggs
Termite queens lay an average of 30,000 eggs per day for 25-50 years, many of which become workers to continue colony expansion.
Termites Eat More Than Wood
Termites eat anything containing cellulose, a.k.a anything made from plant materials like cotton shirts, shoes, and carpets.
Central Texas Termite Swarms Start Early
Texas termites start swarming around February or March. That’s much sooner than the typical swarms that happen in late summer. The early swarms are caused by Texas’ warm climate coupled with frequent rains, that occur during late winter and early spring.
You Won't Find Termites In Alaska
Termites prefer warm climates. You won’t catch them vacationing in fridged areas.
Worker Termites Move On Instinct
Worker termites are blind. They move based on instinct… 120 Million years worth of instinct.