Termites

How to Compare Termite Inspection Reports

How to Compare Termite Inspection Reports Termite reports consist of findings (i.e. termite infestations, termite damage, fungus damage, etc.) and recommendations to correct these findings. Reports prepared by various companies SHOULD list the same findings. However, recommendations to correct these findings MAY vary from company to company. In reality, almost no two termite reports are …

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Oranges not an alternative to whole house fumigation!

Oranges not an alternative to whole house fumigation! Some companies have been misleading consumers about the safety and effectiveness of treatments using orange oil (d-Limonene) products. Before you spend thousands of dollars you need to get the facts. (1) Orange oil is a spot treatment. Only detected, accessible colonies can be treated by drilling small …

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Save Your Home From Termites by Recognizing Three Important Indicators

Save Your Home From Termites by Recognizing Three Important Indicators An untreated termite infestation can threaten the stability of your home. Unfortunately, termites often live and thrive in a house for months or even years before they’re discovered. Luckily, learning how to recognize certain indicators can help you spot an invasion before the termites can eat their way …

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The Cost of Structural Repair from Termites

The Cost of Structural Repair from Termites Fewer forces are more destructive to homes than termites. Worse, unless the homeowner’s insurance carries a special rider, repairing termite damage is not covered. Because termites must stay hidden from ants, they are very difficult for homeowners to discover and can cause significant damage to properties before they …

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Subterranean Termites

Subterranean Termites Subterranean termites are categorized as a subsection of the insect classification of termites. They are known for building underground colonies that can have upwards of 2 million members. They create a set of mud tubes that can allow them to gain access to their primary food source and also make sure that they …

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Drywood Termites

Among the many different types of termites that a homeowner will have to deal with are Drywood termites. These insects live inside large colonies wherever there is a large amount of dry wood. They can bring in a great deal of workers, and can have a few thousands. They are different from others in the …

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How Yearly Termite Control can Greatly Reduce the Chances of an Infestation

The worst nightmare of a typical landowner is to find a termite infestation at the height of the problem by accidentally breaking a piece of paneling that has been degraded. A termite infestation can destroy the foundation of a home, potentially causing thousands of dollars of damage, which does not include the cost of eradication. …

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