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Termites never sleep. They eat wood 24 hours a day and cause several billion dollars in structural damage every year.
Drywood termites which live in the dry wood of buildings where they feed;
Subterranean termites which live in the soil and must locate wood that they feed on; and
Dampwood termites which may be found in either soil or wood-if enough moisture is present in the wood of a structure they then do not need to return to the soil.
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