Today, we are going to be looking at the difference between the two and learning exactly how to identify which you have.
Termites are small insects that live in large colonies, similar to ants. There are many termite species, but in the United States, most colonies have between 60,000 and 1 million individuals.
Wood rot isn’t an insect; rather, the effects of environmental factors on wood. Most people recognize two forms of wood rot: wet rot and dry rot.
Termites are small insects and leave signs where they go. One of the best ways to tell if termites are eating wood is to look for termite holes.