This is the 1st of 7 Tips to Prevent Termites from Eating You Out of House & Home which can be downloaded for FREE from my library of eBooks.
During the course of this series, you’ll see many pictures of termites (like the one above) so if you get grossed out easily, you may find it difficult to read the rest of my blog posts. You’ve been forewarned :). So before we launch into the wonderful world of termites, you should have a firm understanding of what these creatures are and the purpose they serve in nature.
Termites are social creatures who look out for their own, and are very family-centric. In fact, they live with several hundred to several million family members who all work together to find cellulose food sources that will grow the colony.
I’m sure you love your family as much as I love mine. But could you imagine living with that many family members? Ugh. 🙁
As you are probably aware, these little creatures can be very successful in their foraging efforts, using a cooperation called “swarm intelligence”. In fact, they are so successful in these food hunting systems that they can LITERALLY eat you out of house and home…hence the title of my new eBook.
A typical termite colony includes the following members:
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