Subterranean Termites by nature are hidden and they do not like to be exposed to the outside environment. This could probably make it hard for you to control them. Because they are naturally elusive, they show minimal signs of their activity that usually results to property damage. Looking for mud tubes could help give you a warning sign if there are areas in the house infested with termites. Another warning sign would be a large number of flying termites in or around the home.
Preventative termite actions, usually via soil treatments, should be carried out during the construction of your home. But if you have moved into an older home, or don’t know if any preventative treatment was used, the best way to prevent termite damage is to understand their preferences and behaviors, followed by identifying the trouble spots and then to create changes important to reducing termite infestation risks.