subterranean termite is the most common and most widely distributed
termite in North America. It is a problem for home owners
from southern Ontario in Canada, south throughout the Eastern
United States and as far west as Montana.
Termites feed on wood and serve an important function in
nature by converting dead trees into organic matter. Unfortunately,
termites don't know the difference between dead trees and
the wood in your home.
This native American pest feeds on such cellulose materials
as structural wood, wood fixtures, paper, books, and cotton.
Occasionally, it will even attack the roots of shrubs and