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ENY-2044: Termite Prevention and Control

Figure 14. This home has maintained an excellent inspection space between the siding and mulch. Landscape plants are also positioned far enough away from the outside foundation wall to decrease moisture close to the home, and the placement accounts for future growth. Moisture is a conducive condition that can void some termite warranties.

Credit: Faith Oi, UF/IFAS