Wood Chips -- Termites

By The Old House Web
Termites seldom attack wood chips near a home's foundation due to the fact termites are light and heat sensitive. The insects tend to avoid areas that are not damp nor dark.

To avoid any unnecessary termite problems, limit the depth of wood chips to four (4) inches around a building's foundation.

Check foundations several times a year for evidence of termite mud tunnels or activity.


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