Drywood termites can chew through support beams, floors and walls, causing expensive home repairs. In fact, drywood termites and other termite species cause a collective $5 billion in property damage each year.
Drywood termite swarmers. We opened up this beam and if you look closely you can see drywood reproductives. The sandy looking material is called termite droppings. These droppings are fecal matter from the termites and will show up in piles around your home if you have an infestation.