Formosan termite, foraging through wood and dirt
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Danny and Joe welcome callers’ questions each week on the Today’s Homeowner Radio Show.

Here’s a question from our March 28 broadcast:

Cheryl is concerned the pine straw around her house will attract termites.

Pine needles themselves don’t provide nutrition for termites. However, pine straw will keep the ground below wet.  This moisture could attract termites to your home.

For more information on termites check out this special Today’s Homeowner Podcast all about termites.

Listen to the embedded audio clip above for the answer! Read the blog from the March 28 show and listen to the full broadcast here

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Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio, TodaysHomeowner.com, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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