Pest control professionals are reminding southeast Texans that termites

are beginning to swarm in the area. The pesky little creatures cause

more than five billion dollars in damage annually all across the U.S, according to Bill Clark’s Pest Control in Orange.

In protecting your home, it’s crucial to have inspection, identification, treatment and choosing the correct pest control, as most insurance companies do not cover the treatment and or damage caused by termites.

Home and business owners should be aware of these winged insects that are being pushed out of their colonies to mate and start new colonies. Swarming inside of a structure is usually an indication of an active infestation in the structure.

“It can be quite alarming to the occupant when swarming takes place due to the numbers that exit out of the their swarming castles,” the company said.