Regular inspections for wood destroying insects should be a part of all home maintenance programs. Should a dirt tube be found, carefully break off a section of same and look for terChecking for termites
Any house can and should be regularly checked by its owner for signs of wood-destroying insects. One sign is a dirt tube, which can be broken open to inspect for live termites. Live termites will appear as small white specks and should be dealt with by a licensed pest control applicator.