Was your home built after 2000? If so, during construction it is likely that a physical termite barrier management system was built into it.
These barriers require annual compliance inspections, and if not taken care of can fail, allowing termites to enter the property undetected.
Termites can cause property owners thousands of dollars in damage if not identified quickly. Compliance
Many homes these days are tenanted or owners simply forget to maintain the barriers and do their own regular inspections.