Termites love moisture and there are parts of your home that are vulnerable to termite attack due to this. Termites often get into your home via the bathroom as this area is subject to moisture everyday.
Make a routine habit of checking the surfaces and areas surrounding your doors and windows. If they are not tight enough, then moisture and rain might seep in through, getting into the frames. This kind of moist wood is adored by termites and draws them in for a meal.
Keep your garage, basement or any other work area clean if you do projects at home. Make sure that wood scraps and dusts are regularly swept up, collected and disposed of. Termites are not very big, so they do not need big pieces of wood to come in and start munching.
Make sure that you remove any timber or garden waste that might be stacked up against your home. Leaving that rubbish up against your house is an open invitation for termites to enter your home and start to chew through way through the supporting beams. And don’t think that because your home is made from hardwood that you are safe. Many companies have found that termites love hard and soft timber equally.
So, to be safe clean up the rubbish lying around your home and yard and do what you can to prevent moisture leaking into timber structures.