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Detecting and identifying termites in a structureAuthor(s): Rachel Arango; Frederick Green
Source: Madison, WI : Forest Products Laboratory, Technology Marketing Unit, 2006. Techline / Forest Products Laboratory:  pages
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionThe threat of insects in or around your home can be alarming, especially when those insects can cause structural damage. It is important to know if insects you find around the house are in fact termites or some other crawling insect. Subterranean termites are found everywhere in the contiguous United States, making the possibility of termite infestation a widespread structural damage problem. Early detection and treatment of termites can drastically reduce the threat of damage to your home.
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CitationArango, Rachel; Green, Frederick. 2006. Detecting and identifying termites in a structure. Madison, WI : Forest Products Laboratory, Technology Marketing Unit, 2006. Techline / Forest Products Laboratory:  pages
KeywordsTermites, detection, identification
- Subterranean termites - their prevention and control in buildings
- Finding and Keeping a Healthy House
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