Covid-19 Alert: Nothing is more important than the safety and well-being of our team and our customers. Thousand Oaks Pest Control is still open for business, due to the global impact of COVID-19, we continue to follow government advice and have put in place the following measures.

Types of Termites Found at Home | Thousand Oaks Pest Control

Types of Termites Found at Home

Termites are a type of masonry pest that can do a lot of damage. They spread quickly to other buildings and even the homes of the property owners. There are more than 200 different kinds of termites in the United States right now, and new ones are always showing up. Aside from the fact that they are different species, termites in different homes have a few other differences as well. Here’s a look at the different kinds of termites you might find in your home if you’re worried about them. And also what to do if you find termites in your home.

What Do Termites Do?

A termite is a structure that looks like a honeycomb. It is the main source of food for people in the United States. Almost all of its parts are golden honeycomb cells. Most of them are about the size of a grain of rice, but they have a few centimeters of extra material to make them solid. The number of termites can be as low as 100 or as high as 100,000, but most studies say it’s closer to 200,000 or more.

Termites eat almost anything that comes from a plant because they are omnivores. They are known to like wood, but they have also been seen eating plastic and other natural things. Termites are a very dexterous species. This means that they are hard to kill and will keep eating even if the structure they were living in is destroyed. People have seen them move into places like forests and fields that have been messed up and live there for years.

Varying Termites Living In Different Places

When deciding which type of termite to get rid of, it’s important to think about where the problem will be. In general, termites tend to do more damage in places with more variety. They can only live in places with more variety. Cities and towns are great examples of this. More termites are likely to live in places where there are more people.

But the amount of these insects that are brought in is also important. The less likely it is that a change in population density will have an effect on an area, the more different it is. The temperature of the air is also very important. The number of termites is likely to be lower in places with colder temperatures. This is probably because termites like to live in warm, damp places.

Pest Control

Pests are living things that hurt plants, other living things, or people, either by accident or on purpose. Many pest control companies now focus on getting rid of termites, but many other insects and animals that eat plants can also be a problem.

Most companies that get rid of pests use biological controls, which are organisms that occur naturally or that people bring to the market. The names for these are parasitoids or predators. These organisms can be eaten by insects and their prey. The insects get food from the organisms. You can buy biological controls as chemicals, as biological powders, or as both. On the other hand, natural controls are proteins that plants or animals give off and that people eat.

Getting Rid of Pests

Pests are carefully watched to make sure that none of the treatments or methods used to cause them to get worse. This is very important when there are a lot of termites on a property. Some of the most common ways to check for termite activity in your home are to put up a curtain in a certain spot to stop termites from getting in and clean any cracks or crevices in the wall. You should also check the level of the brickwork, the gaps and weak spots in the hardwoods and other nearby plants, the number of trees, and the amount of wildlife in the area.

Why Should You Worry About Termites?

There are many kinds of worries that can come up. There may be a few other ways to deal with anxiety, depending on where you are and what you’re worried about. Most of the time, the following things will cause the most trouble and damage after you have caused worry:

How to Keep Them from Affecting Your Home


Even though termites are distinct from most other insects, they share a number of characteristics with them. Inaccurate information regarding termites is the root of many people’s worries. Termites may be thwarted in a number of different ways. A professional landscape architect or house inspector should be contacted as soon as you begin to detect changes in your home’s surroundings to ensure the damage is serious.

Termite cleanup professionals are available if you need them. Get in touch with us right now!