Are termites active in the winter?

Subterranean Termite Infestation
Subterranean Termite

Question: Are termites active in the winter?


ANSWER: Outdoors in cold climates, they usually remain deep in the soil, well below the frost line. In warm climates or indoors, where the temperature is controlled, they are active all year, including the winter.

If you need some help to determine whether or not you have activity, call Orkin today for an inspection of your home.


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