Just in the United States each year there is billions of dollars worth of damages done. Do you want your house to be one of the affected by the termites? How do you know if you have a termite problem or not? Have you had your house checked for termites? It is very important to have your house checked for termites because termites are like silent destroyers. Some people do not even know that they have a termite problem until it is too late. Your foot might go through the floor one day and by then the damage has been done.
You could inspect your house yourself if you wanted to. Termites can be anywhere so you need to not just check under the house but also in the attic. If you are not the type to crawl around under your home then you need to hire a professional to do so. This is something that needs to be done yearly. If any termites are found by the bug inspector then he will kill them and take preventative measures so that no termites come back. You do not want termites in your home.