5 Things You Could Be Doing That Attract Termites

What attracts termites? Does mulch? Do pine cones? It's hard to prevent a home termite infestation if you don't know what draws them to your property.

Oftentimes, homeowners make a concerted effort to complete seasonal projects around the home to prevent pests from coming inside. However, some of these tasks may actually be doing more harm than good, especially when it comes to termites. Check out this slideshow to find out if you are attracting termites to your home.

Termites are a destructive pest that cannot be eradicated with do-it-yourself measures. In fact, termites lead to more than $5 billion in property damage each year. If you are concerned that you may have attracted a termite problem on your property, make sure you contact a licensed pest professional to conduct a thorough inspection.