Nationwide, subterranean termite damage approaches a billion dollars a year. The damage may not be as sudden or as violent as damage from fire or storms but it’s much more likely to occur. Nearly one and a half million homes are damaged by termites annually.
Subterranean termites are the type most likely to attack your home. There can be millions of termites in a colony but you may never see any evidence of them until a pest management professional discovers they’ve seriously damaged your home. In fact, termites cause $5 billion worth of damage each year in the U.S. alone — damage not covered by most homeowners insurance.