Is this termite poop?

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bellbound

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I am having my whole house cleaned after being exposed to smoke from fires in my area a couple months ago. Part of the cleaning includes cleaning out the attic and sanitizing it. I was in the attic today and brought down some plastic containers with strange things that look like seeds. I googled termite poop as a guess, and it seemed to look like it. https://imgur.com/ocmaDvk

1. Does the linked photo look like termite poop?
2. Will the cleaning/sanitizing likely kill any termites OR should I hire a company to do it?
3. After the attic is cleaned and sanitized, is there some type of spray that I can get to spray over the whole surface of the attic that will kill/keep them away? OR is this a bad idea for me to be doing it myself or having the cleaning company do it?

Thanks.
 

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The container was not completely sealed. Where would mice have gotten bird seed. We do not have any that I know of anywhere around our property...

This is what I was referring to on Google termite poop
 

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I'm going to go with bird seed, as well. No clue where it could have come from, but doesn't look like it is from termites. I see grains/cereals and what looks to be even black sunflower seeds.
 

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No question about it, that's wild bird seed mix for sure. That container was probably used to store the stuff at one time.
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I am having my whole house cleaned after being exposed to smoke from fires in my area a couple months ago. Part of the cleaning includes cleaning out the attic and sanitizing it. I was in the attic today and brought down some plastic containers with strange things that look like seeds. I googled termite poop as a guess, and it seemed to look like it. https://imgur.com/ocmaDvk

1. Does the linked photo look like termite poop?
2. Will the cleaning/sanitizing likely kill any termites OR should I hire a company to do it?
3. After the attic is cleaned and sanitized, is there some type of spray that I can get to spray over the whole surface of the attic that will kill/keep them away? OR is this a bad idea for me to be doing it myself or having the cleaning company do it?

Thanks.
That looks like a termite poop mate. It's better you call pest control expert to get rid of the termite nest.
 
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