Quick Tip: Treating Termites and Preventing Rodents

Treating termites and preventing rodents are top priorities for many homeowners. If your concerns are similar, these tips can help.

By Bob Vila | Updated Feb 7, 2018 1:15 PM

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Termites and other pests can cause expensive damage. Here’s what to look for. The sawdust-like accumulations of frass indicate the presence of termites. An exterminator can spray or set traps to eliminate the infestation. A clean hole indicates an access hole for rodents. An exterminator can set traps for them, too.

For more on pests, consider:

DIY Pest Prevention (INFOGRAPHIC)
Pests, Be Gone! 10 Natural Ways to Make Your Home Critter-Free
The Complete Natural Guide to Apartment Pest Control and Prevention