They are actually a big problem and they cause billions of dollars worth of damages to peoples home each and every year. You do not want to be one of the people that have their house infested with a termite colony. Termites love to eat wood and seeing that your house is mostly made of wood termites will be attracted to your home. To a termite your home probably looks like an all you can eat buffett.
Termites eat away at peoples houses for years sometimes and are not even noticed. You do not always catch the termites early as it takes them a while to do their damage. If you wait until you see signs that they are there then you may have waited to late. You can prevent them from destorying your home if you have your house checked out by a termite inspector. You will then have peace of mind that your house is not slowly being eaten by millions of tiny little bugs. Having your house inspected can save your home and save you a lot of money. Do not put if off if you have never had your house inspected before.