Termite Inspections are extremely important. Not only because of the damage termites can do to your home, but also mortgage companies most likely will not approve your mortgage without a certified termite inspection. My N.Y.S. DEC ID# T1877531
The framing members are the wood bones of your home and are at risk when termites are present. Tunnels that are eaten through the interior of the wood making it weak and soft, now susceptible to wood rot.
It potentially could become a serious and dangerous situation if these load-bearing beams composed of wood have been weakened by termites.