It’s that time of year again when the weather is getting warmer and we’re starting to see more insects around. Unfortunately, one of the pests that we need to be mindful of is termites. They tend to swarm in March, April, and May, looking for food sources and places to create new colonies. Just like us, termites are social creatures and develop wings during the springtime. It’s easy to mistake them for flying ants, but there are a few key differences to look out for:

1. Termites have straight antennae, while ants have elbowed ones.
2. Termite wings are all the same length, while ant wings are different sizes and shapes.
3. Termites have a broad straight waist, while ants have a thin waist.

Identifying a termite infestation early is crucial because these pests can cause a lot of damage to your property in a short period. If you suspect that you have a termite problem, don’t hesitate to call Plank Termite and Pest Control. Their expert team can quickly assess the situation and take necessary action to prevent further damage.