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There were probably about 100 or 200 so flying termites inside the house two days ago. They were all flying to the ceiling lights, and I placed buckets of water below it and many got in. I also vacuumed the termites in the air and nearly all are gone now. They seem to be coming from inside of the house and the professionals are coming in later in the week.

I noticed this whitish powder on my wood shelf. Are they the eggs of these termites? Or their droppings? Should I just wipe them away?

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Do you have a popcorn ceiling? – Jason May 19 '13 at 13:29
@Monso, No I don't. – vermilions May 19 '13 at 19:35
Termite Control : What Do Termite Eggs Look Like? youtube.com/watch?v=7wITnSRyaAA – Matt May 23 '13 at 8:08
Did you find out what it was? I found similar piles of powder on one step leading up to the attic and in one window frame. But they did not reoccur. – Kaushik Ghose May 7 '14 at 11:08
@KaushikGhose, no I never found out what it was. Sorry. – vermilions May 19 '14 at 12:34

If you saw swarming termites in your house two years ago, I hope you had you house treated. If not, they have your home as the food menu.

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