Termites Don't Take Off During the Winter

Although the calendar says it’s winter and the temperatures are cold, termites don’t stop working. Termites are like the Energizer Bunny; they just keep going and going and going. Their relentless work often results in significant threats to your property if it hasn’t been treated properly.


Unfortunately, Arkansas and Oklahoma termite species are subterranean – meaning they are below ground. They are especially dangerous to your property as they already burrow underground and feed all day, every day. They can build tunnels deep beneath your home’s foundation, causing severe and costly property damage long before you know they are there. In fact, if you do see signs of termites such as tunnels, it usually means the damage has been done.


Termites are attracted to wood and other fibrous materials such as trees, wood decks, and piles of wood. To reduce the chances of a termite infestation, keep woodpiles off the ground and away from your home, keep trees trimmed away from the structure, inspect wood decks and other areas around your home or business for signs of termite damage, and have your structure professionally treated for termites regularly.

To ensure your home or business is protected, contact Terminator Termite & Pest Control today, at 479.783.6200. A termite control expert will perform a full inspection to determine if you already have a termite infestation or are only in need of preventative treatment. After the inspection, a treatment plan will be suggested. Terminator Termite & Pest Control has been servicing the River Valley and Northwest Arkansas for over 30 years.