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Termite Inspector CT: When does Termite Season Start and End?

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Termite Seaston CT Termite Inspector ConnecticutTermite Inspector CT – When does Termite Season Start and End? Termite season in Connecticut does not have a set beginning and end, as termites are active year round. The season when termites are most visible is typically March to November.

While termites in CT typically are not visible year round, they can damage your house any month of the year which is why calling a termite inspector if you see any signs of activity is very important.

Termites eat material that contains cellulose, such as wood, roots, plant debris, paper or cardboard. Termites can gain entrance into a structure through any part of the wood frame in contact with the ground, through openings in the foundation around pipes and conduits or through cracks in the foundation.

Termites can enter through cracks that are no wider than 1/64 of an inch. Subterranean termites, which are the termites we have here in CT, require moisture to survive. They create mud tubes to obtain access to a structure that is above ground. (more…)