The following is the first edition of our Friday Facts, a post we'll publish every Friday on a specific insect in an effort to educate with a bit of fun thrown in.
- Termites lived 130 million years ago and descended from a cockroach-like ancestor.
- There are approximately 45 different species of termites in the US and over 2300 worldwide.
- Ants are the termite's main predator.
- A female queen termite can live for up to 25 years and have millions of offspring in her lifetime.
- Avoid allowing direct contact between structural wood and soil.
- Don’t let moisture accumulate near the foundation of your home.
- Keep firewood or other wood products away from the foundation of your home.
- If you find any evidence of termite activity call Statewide at 941964088. We are the solution!