Termites, also known as white ants, are a winged insect. It thrives on dead wood and decaying plant materials. They live in colonies, and these colonies can be as big as up to 2 million termites. There are different types of termite and are found as per the weather conditions of a place.
Termite infestation is the most common problem in Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman. The weather conditions, moisture, poor ventilation and usage of wood, are the top reasons for termite infestation.
Termites though are not threat to health, but they can damage extensively. All the woodwork including furniture’s and fixtures can be damaged by termites silently in no time. Drywood termite, Formosan termite, Dampwood termite and subterranean termites are the most common types of termite in Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman.
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Drywood termite: It damages the dry wood furniture and fixtures. Once the wood is infected with Drywood termite, saw dust like pellets can be seen around. But in general, these cause heavy damage and can remain undiscovered for a very long time as these termites live deep inside the wood.
Formosan Termite: It is primarily found in warm and moist areas. The structures near water or moisture are more prone to this termite infestation.
Dampwood Termite: They are found mostly in very damp woods, something which is in constant dampness is the place where these termites are likely to be present.
Subterranean termites: This termite is widespread in the UAE. They thrive on cellulose, and create mud tunnels to reach the structure.