Are there signs of termite activity in your Florida property? Or are you undertaking your annual termite control check? Whatever the reason, the best way to ascertain that there are no termite problems is by scheduling a termite inspection. Now that you’ve set it up, you might be wondering how pest control service providers go about their termite inspections. Or if there are any preparations, you need to make. For this reason, we’ve prepared this post on what to expect from a termite inspection.
Unless you’re a professional exterminator, it is difficult for you to notice a termite infestation. If you didn’t know, termites, unlike other pests, exist year-round. That’s not all; a termite colony may be present in your property for up to five years without your knowledge. That’s scary.
Remember, termite damage is costly, and American homeowners spend almost $5 billion every year to treat termite damage. Most property insurance does not cover these costs. Keep in mind that Florida has a humid climate, which means it is the perfect breeding ground for termites. Based on this information, it would be wise to schedule regular termite control services.
Expect clear communication throughout the entire termite inspection and treatment process. The McDonald termite inspectors will be ready and willing to answer any of your questions. We will not only provide guidelines on preparing your home for the inspection but also what to expect from the termite inspection and report our findings plus recommendations.
We recommend doing the following to ready your house for inspection.
On the day of the inspection, our personnel will arrive in the company vehicle and provide their ID during introductions. Typically, the termite inspections take two hours and will depend on several factors, including:
The inspectors will check the following areas:
You now know what to expect from a termite inspection. Once complete, we will provide you with a Termite and Other Wood Destroying Organism Report (WDO Report) with our findings and recommendations. Some of our termite treatment services include soil and spot treatment, termite heat treatment, and tent fumigation. To learn about our comprehensive termite treatment in Clearwater and other pest control solutions, call us at 727-734-0963 for a free termite inspection.