Insects in attic making noise?

Recently we have been hearing faint chewing noises coming from above two windows and in the ceiling/attic of the top level of our home. It sounds like insects eating wood. Can termites or carpenter ants be heard like this? Not a squirrel or other animal as we hear no sounds of movement. Other than calling in an exterminator, what should we be doing right away? Thanks!

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Yes, the possibility is that that you have a wood eating organism in those locations. For you to hear it make it very disturbing but at the same time is good because you know its there. I agree with the other answers. Call the exterminator.

    Good luck

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  • Kaye B
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    1 decade ago

    Call the exterminator for termites, straight away you won't have a home other wise.

    Source(s): My partner works for a pest control company
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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    red ants for sure

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