America West Termite Co., Inc

(714) 827-1636   Serving Southern California   (562) 435-9321

Every year termites cause more than two billion dollars worth of damage and repair costs to American homes and businesses

Termite Appetite

Wood Consumption for one termite colony

  • Drywoods- 1/10lb per year 
  • Subterraneans- 7lbs per year
  • Formosans- 1,000 lbs/year

Termite Trivia

  • The termites on Earth outweigh the humans on Earth.
  • Termites have been around for 250 million years.
  • Termite kings and queens can live for 15 years, and the queen is capable of laying one egg every 15 seconds.
  • Termites rarely expose themselves to light.
  • Termites work 24 hours a day, they do not sleep.
  • A typically infested home may have 3 to 4 subterranean colonies around it, with as many as one million termites in each colony.
  • Termites are found in every state except Alaska, although most occur in the southern part of the nation.


Protect Your Home Against Termites