INFOGRAPHIC: The Terrifying Truth About Termites

Few homes are safe from the bite of the termite. Find out what you can do to save your home from these dreaded, munching pests.

By Marisa Villarreal | Updated Oct 23, 2014 12:10 PM

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What’s keeping you up at night? Basement flooding? Bathroom mold?

What about termites?

It’s possible that among the many (real and imagined) stresses of homeownership, termites top the list. But how much do you really know about these vicious little munching critters? Are your fears justified?

Study our infographic to learn precisely why so many homeowners get buggy over the “T” word—and what you can do to diagnose and deal with termite trouble.

Terrifying Truth About Termites

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