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Wood siding can show signs of infestation anywhere on the building. Look for damaged wood, termite “dirt” and swarm castles. In the spring, look for swarm castles to appear around window and door frames and at the roofline.
Brick, vinyl, aluminum, stucco and other non-cellulosic sidings typically offer little visibility. Inspectors should look for damage and swarm castles around window and door frames and any other exposed wood.
In addition to termite damage, inspectors should be on the lookout for conditions that are conducive to termite infestation:
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