There are different kinds of termites which could cause problems to your home, Drywood, Subterranean and Dampwood. If you are confused which ones you have, you can simply check through their droppings, the hollow they made in your furniture and the accumulation of their wings.
Termites are not easy pests to deal with since they can stay inside the wood hidden and out of your site. You will just find that they are there when the damage becomes visible. You need an effective pest control to get rid of them.
How to know if you have termites in the house?
Termites are very small creatures and may even be difficult to spot. They are measured to be anywhere around 4 to 15 mm in length. Termites can even be confused with ants at times. To know if you have them, heck for miniscule fecal droppings which looks like mini pellets. You should also search for shed wings that came from swarmers and hollowing of wood type units.
If you are still unsure whether you have termites in the house, you can call your pest control agent as they know where these pests are and if they have already made an infestation.
What to do in case of an infestation?
While termites eat wood slowly, they will greatly multiply in numbers in no time creating one colony after another. And before you know it, they have made your entire wall their meal. You can get rid of termites by doing immediate and temporary mitigations. Get rid of mud, dirt and moisture to all visible wood. You can also get any pest treatment product or soil-applied liquid termiticide and apply it in areas where wood is affected
And of course, ask your pest control professional for help since they will be able to get rid of the termite infestation and make your home safe again from them.