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Homeowners beware: termite swarming season

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Spring season not only brings rising temperatures and flowers, but also swarming season for local species of termites.Central Texas homeowners should prepare themselves for the annual influx of these wood-destroying insects, said Amber Bushman of the Austin-based Reliant Pest Management.Native Eastern subterranean termites, dampwood termites and Formosan termites are the main species to be aware of this season, according to Bushman.The early spr ing swarming Native Eastern subterranean termites are known to emerge when temperatures stay above 70 degrees and often follow rain. These termites are also particularly active during daytime.Formoson subterranean termites are particularly destructive due to their large ...

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