Termites are one of America’s most feared pests, with over 600,000 homes invaded by these bothersome bugs each year. Although termites don’t do any damage to humans, they can have detrimental effects on your home’s structural elements including floors, walls, and ceilings. Although not every infestation can be prevented, there are many steps homeowners can take to keep the bugs at bay. From sealing and painting to keeping up with your landscaping, just a few extra minutes of maintenance each year can do wonders to protect your home. Take a look at this helpful infographic from California termite control specialists to learn more about termites in the U.S. and how to avert attacks on your home. Please share this infographic with friends and family to spread the word about pest prevention!