When is Termite Season in Baton Rouge?
Termites are a year-round pest problem in Baton Rouge. However, many people believe termite season to be the springtime, which is when reproductive termites tend to swarm and build new colonies.
Unfortunately, termites have a life cycle that allows them to be more or less active through each and every season, making them a threat to homes all year. Even if you don’t spot swarming termites in the spring or summer, they are still active in the fall and winter, feeding and reproducing. This makes termites one of the few pests that is active all year long in Louisiana.
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Where Do Termites Go in the Winter?
- In the fall, termites will seek out wood or soil locations that they can easily burrow through to protect themselves from colder weather.
- To escape freezing temperatures, they will dig deeper into the soil, although the interior of your home has everything they need to survive through the winter months.
- The queen termite can continue to produce and lay eggs on mild days, even during the winter.
- While you may not see swarmers between December and February, termites are still actively reproducing and tunneling through wood.
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When is Termite Season in Baton Rouge? in Louisiana
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