Termites in New Mexico

Termite Activity in New Mexico

Termites are active across the state of New Mexico, from Bloomfield to Santa Fe and from Albuquerque to Carlsbad, New Mexico.

What Types of Termites Are in New Mexico?

Both subterranean and drywood termites are known to damage homes in New Mexico.

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Drywood termite:
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Are Formosan Termites in New Mexico?

Formosan termites have not been identified in New Mexico. The closest identified Formosan termite infestations have been found in southern California and the eastern half of Texas.

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When Do Termites Swarm in New Mexico?

Generally, termites swarm on a warm day after a rainfall. Swarms also may occur during the winter in heated buildings. The swarming habits of the most common species in New Mexico are described below.

More Information about Termites in New Mexico

According to Termite Infestation Probability Zones (TIP Zones), New Mexico is located in TIP Zone #2 (moderate to heavy), which means the potential for termite damage is considered significant. Areas with higher probabilities for termite activity require more termite control measures to meet International Residential Code building standards for new homes than areas with less frequent activity.

In states like New Mexico where termites are fairly active and widespread, it is essential to maintain an effective termite prevention and control program. If you own a home in New Mexico, talk to your termite control expert about methods to help protect your home from termite infestations and damage.

Resources

Dig Deeper on Termites

Do Ants Kill Termites? | Termite Control Options

How to Naturally Get Rid of Termites | Termite Removal

Can Rain Stimulate Termite Activity? | Termite Facts

When are Termites Most Active? | Termite Control

Subterranean and Above-Ground Termite Nest Facts

Types of Termite Treatments

Can Termites Swarm After Treatment? | Termite Facts

What is a Termite Queen? | Role of Termite Queen

What is a Reproductive Termite? | Termite Colony Structure

Termite Risk and Damage | Can Termite Damage Be Fixed? Termite Control

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