Having your home checked for termites is very important. Some people do not think that this is the case. They might be surprised one day if they learn that their house has been hit by termites and lots of damages have been done to it. Each year in the United States billions of dollars worth of damages are done. You do not want your home being part of the homes damaged by termites. The best way to prevent this from being done is take preventative measures.
If you heat your home with wood you might be tempted to put the wood up against the home. Nobody wants to walk a long ways away from their home in order to get more wood. The problem with doing this is that termites might eat on the wood and then decided to move on to eating on your house. It is best to keep firewood away from the house. The next thing you can do is simply have the house checked every year by a pest control inspector. Yearly inspections are very important and can catch termites early and prevent them from damaging your home. This is what you want to do, catch them early before a lot of damage is done.