The Cost of Structural Repair from Termites

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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 are detected. How much does it cost to repair termite damage? This depends on: The age of the termite colony. The type of termite. Where the damaged is located. Who is going to do the repairs. In 2014, 36 six percent of pest management professionals

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Termites and Demolition

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Elin Nordegren, the former wife of the professional golf star Tiger Woods, demolished her $12.3 million home in early 2012. While the first reports commented on the extravagance of demolishing the multimillion dollar mansion only to rebuild it in the same spot with nearly the same design, the real reason for the demolition came out later: ant and termite infestation. Most people realize that termites can do a lot of damage, but just how much damage can termites cause? Experts estimate that around 2 million homes are destroyed by termites and other wood-eating pests each year in the United States.

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