Are termites better builders?

At least I think this is the work of subterranean termites, but I told the client I’m no expert. Neither were the builders here. They left the bark on the log beams. so the sapwood doesn’t dry completely and this creates a lovely home for fungi and insects. Then, they left the plywood concrete forms stuck in the dirt. :frowning: The termite-type insects must have used the plywood corridor to start a home in the log. They now have built a mud-walled freeway to the end of the log, a thriving metropolis in the log and joists and looks like suburbs in the subfloor. :eek:

John Kogel