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Californians Better Put Termite Repair on Their Post-Storm Cleanup Lists

No doubt that the last few, AccuWeather forecasts have had Californians on their toes. We’ve all seen what Hurricane Matthew did to the east and similar could happen here if we continue to get hammered with typhoon related damage. And the storms aren’t all residents will likely have to contend with. There is also the increased potential for post-storm damage, namely termites. Termites May Take Higher Ground Unfortunately, history has shown us that termites have no problem surviving typhoons and…

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Springtime: Time for Termite Inspections

Termite Inspections With warmer climate coming close to, San Francisco Bay Area termites will certainly be swarming quickly. Although they can and even will swarm at other times, spring has the tendency to bring the destructive bugs out in force. So currently is the moment for location citizens to arrange termite evaluations and also watch for alates. Despite the fact that they are no much less damaging, they differ in appearance from employees and also soldiers in several crucial means.…

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Termite Treatment with a Tenant Living in Your Rental Home?

Termite Treatment While it is certainly easier to upgrade your rental property after a tenant moves out, you do need to resolve certain issues when the property is still occupied. If you end up having a termite problem, you should not hesitate to get termite treatment while a tenant is still living there, even if they have to vacate for some time. Better to Tackle the Problem Right Away A termite infestation will not just get better on its own.…

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Termite Repair: It’s More Than Just Clearing Away the Corpses

Termite Repair Do the corpses of subterranean or drywood termites smell? In a word, the common response is “no.” After death, their exoskeletons generally dry out and get hard. As such, they don’t give off the traditional smell of rotting flesh. But that doesn’t mean dead termite colonies should be ignored. Once a colony is destroyed, timely termite repair is of the essence. You may ask, “If their corpses don’t rot in the traditional sense of the word, why is that…

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Termite Inspections Help Keep Bay Area Home Safe and Sound

Termite inspections It’s no secret that we live in a region well-known for its termite populations. They love the weather as much as we do and perhaps even more. While most of us balk at the area’s average, 74% relative humidity and persistent fog, termites crave it. All of that moisture seeps through their exoskeleton, thereby keeping them hydrated. They need that to survive and breed. Members of the destructive species are also partial to air temperatures in the 75…

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Termite Treatment :Whole House or Localized

Termite Treatment Although you might be disappointed to find out that termites have infested your home, at least to some extent, acquiring this knowledge is what allows you to take the necessary steps to get rid of these pests. Since you want to get reliable results, professional termite treatment is the way to go, and this is where you will have to decide whether to get whole-structure or localized services. Localized Takes Care of Known Infestations When a professional does a thorough…

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Termite Inspections: Get One Before Listing Your Home

Termite Inspections While you may be tempted to save time and money from the already time-consuming process of getting your home ready to sell, skipping a termite inspection is not where you should save time. Even if you are confident that there are no termites in your home, your word does not carry much weight at all compared to termite inspections when it comes to showing properties to potential home buyers. Catch a Termite Problem If There Is One If there…

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Oakland Termite Inspector Gives Some Fun Facts About Termites

Termites have been around for millions of years, long before there were houses to destroy. Believe it or not, when termites aren’t infesting homes, they serve a greater purpose on the Earth. So while your home may be a welcome haven for an unwelcome guest, the natural ecosystem benefits from them because of their unique ability to breakdown dead and dying trees, speeding up the natural decaying process of wood and contributing to the health of the forest. Here are…

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How to Determine the “Best” Termite Treatment for Your Home

Termite Treatment If you are certain that you have a termite issue in your home, the first step in remediation is to determine how to take care of the problem. There are several forms of termite treatment available to the consumer, many of which work well. In this post, we’ll provide you with all the information you need to help decide which treatments work best in your home, for your situation. Baiting Various bait systems exist in the termite market, but few work…

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Oakland CA. Buyers Are Urged to Insist on Termite Inspections.

Termite Inspections People looking to buy a home in the San Francisco Bay area may want to get out their magnifying glasses, checklists and calculators. At the end of last year, the California Association of Realtors® made several changes to their standard forms. One of the forms that changed was the RPA, also known as the real estate purchase agreement.  Our termite inspections team reviewed the new document and was surprised to see that the organization actually removed Section C. For…

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Times Up Termite, Inc. provides termite inspection, treatment and repair service to all of Alameda and Contra Costa County cities including Alameda, Alamo, Albany, Antioch, Ashland, Berkeley, Brentwood, Castro Valley, Cherryland, Clayton, Concord, Danville, Dublin, El Sobrante, El Cerrito, Emeryville, Fremont, Hayward, Hercules, Lafayette, Livermore, Martinez, Moraga, Newark, Oakland, Oakley, Orinda, Piedmont, Pinole, Pittsburg, Pleasant Hill, Pleasanton, Richmond, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, San Pablo, San Ramon, Sunol, Union City and Walnut Creek.