Few homes or businesses are freed from termites. Termites infest nearly four million U.S. homes each year. Termite colonies work twenty-four hours a day, and unless there are obvious signs of infestation, a termite colony will go undiscovered until serious harm is done. They go after cellulose-based mostly material that include wood, books, boxes, furniture and drywall.
What you’ll expect from us:
1. Our licensed termite inspectors conduct a radical inspection of your home or business. Thorough inspections are key to any successful solution for eliminating termite issues. We will review and suggest the simplest resolution for your issues.
2. Our inspectors can assess the problems, discuss treatments that can be a solution, and offer you with options that best work your budget.
3. We can provide you with a report with a diagram of your home or business that indicates any areas where infestation and/or harm might exist. We will suggest a type/methodology of treatment as well as traditional strategies if that’s what will solve your termite drawback and protect your home or business. Additionally, if infestations are found, our inspector can give you an estimate for the price of the treatment, and if there’s repair work recommended, then a separate estimate for the repairs can be given.
4. Our inspectors can discuss which treatment presents the most effective resolution, what long-term prevention plans are on the market, and give options that will best accommodate your budget.
One of our licensed inspectors performing a 58-point inspection
Termite Inspection Report:
This report contains findings and suggestions connected to the following adverse conditions that will be found in your home:
SUBTERRANEAN TERMITES usually live underground as a result of they require moisture. They will enter your home through the smallest cracks in your homes’ foundations. They travel through mud tubes to succeed in food sources (the wood in your home) above ground.
DRYWOOD TERMITES live on top of ground and are usually hidden within the wood they infest. Since thy don’t need any contact with the soil they can be found in furniture, window frames, and doors, and several other areas of your home.
FUNGUS/DRY ROT grows on wood that’s exposed to moisture. It reduces the strength of the wood and can be as harmful as termites.
DAMPWOOD TERMITES occur most ordinarily in cool and humid coastal areas.
EARTH TO WOOD CONTACT provides moisture and promotes the growth of fungus, that entices termites to the fungus-infested wood.
FAULTY GRADE levels can lead to excessive moisture conditions, that damage the outside of your home and provide access for termites.
Termites take advantage of CELLULOSE DEBRIS and flip it into organic matter. Wood or paper beneath a foundation or in other accessible areas is an invite to termites.
Heavy rains, serious plumbing leaks, broken pipes and poor ventilation in crawl spaces- all contribute to EXCESSIVE MOISTURE CONDITIONS and attract termites and fungus. Termites conjointly invest IN ACCESSIBLE AREAS of your home.
A qualified Termite inspector will identify areas for treatment.
Here we are shown probing the exterior wood during our 58 point inspection that took us over 20 years to create!
Preparing for your termite inspection:
In addition to termites, the inspector will conjointly be looking for different issues like fungus and/or dry rot, and conductive conditions which will result in potential problems. Some of the foremost common problems are plumbing leaks, cellulose debris and earth to wood.
For the foremost through inspection, there are a few things you’ll be able to do to organize for the inspector:
Make sure areas underneath sinks in bathrooms and kitchens are accessible to the inspector.
Make areas on the inside of the garage accessible two feet off from the walls.
Trim back any bushes or ground cowl that hides walls or your foundation.
If your home is built on a raised foundation, the inspector can go under the house. Make certain the access opening to the sub space is accessible. If the access open is located in the ground of a closet, please filter out the closet and pull back the carpet.
If you are not visiting be home, be sure to unlock any gates and allow us to grasp of any pets.
Please call us if you’ve got any questions, as we tend to are continuously here to help.