Dampwood termites are the largest species of termite found in California and their colonies can contain up to 4000 termites. Dampwood termites require contact with wood that has a very high moisture content in order to survive.

Dampwood Termite soldier

Any treatment to control a dampwood termite infestation is generally not needed. Replacement of the damaged wood members and control of the excessive moisture condition will eliminate a dampwood termite infestation from your home.