The termites are also called as ’White ants”. These are social insects living in a colony com prising Queen. king, workers and soldiers. Their basic food being anything containing cellulose, in search of food they gain entry into the buildings. Each termite colony has millions of individual members.They consume and damage all types of wood paper, hardboards, books, clothes etc. In search of food they also damage leather, rubber, electrical wire coatings, nylon, neoprene, thermocol pratica fly everything man cherish to own. They enter the buildings through foundation, expansion ints, lift wells, utility ducting such as electrical, telephone cables or tunneling through cracksin the wa Its. They also construct mud tubes for their movement, which is a first sign of presence of termites.