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 Repair: How Do Most Professionals Proceed After Insect Removal?

Termite Repair Did a recent infestation leave your home’s 2x4s riddled with holes? Are you worried about the structural integrity of the property’s floors and support beams too? If so, taking steps to hire a professional, termite repair team is the only way to restore both the home and your family’s peace of mind. Termite repair professionals fully understand how wood-boring insects negatively impact a structure’s stability and how to counteract their effects. They also have a firm grasp on what…

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Why Termite Prevention Is Better than Needing Termite Repair

Termite Repair As a first-time homeowner, you might find that it can take a while to get into the hang of being a homeowner, especially with all of the routine maintenance that should be performed. It is likely that you will miss something of importance along the way, and this is fine, because there are solutions to just about every problem you can have, but making sure to learn from these experiences is critical. For instance, forgetting to take preventive…

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Tips to Prepare for a Termite Inspection

Termite Inspections Whether you suspect you have termites in your home, or you just want to get an inspection to be safe, there are preparations that you need to make before a thorough inspection can be performed. Remove Outside Debris Termite inspections require that the exterior part of your home is free of debris. Essentially, you want to keep any part of the outside foundation or walls from being covered. For overgrown bushes, you may want to consider hiring a…

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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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Termite Prevention After Termite Repair

Once you get professional termite repair to fix the problem that termites created, the last thing you want is having another infestation. Fortunately, there are quite a few methods you can use to prevent termites from getting attracted to your home, and even if they do, persistently inspecting your home’s exterior for termite signs will prevent a substantial problem from occurring. Maintain Downspouts and Gutters A main priority should be keeping excessive moisture away from your home’s foundation, and one of…

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Getting a Termite Treatment? Here Some Items to Prepare for That.

If you have termites in your home, one of the best decisions you can make as a homeowner is to get the problem resolved quickly and by using professional service. It is not worth trying do-it-yourself methods, especially when you consider the damage that termites can cause in short time. When getting professional termite treatment, you need to prepare your home beforehand. Secure or Remove Certain Items Whether you end up securing or removing at-risk items is up to if…

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Termite Inspections: Don’t Forget What You Learned During TA Week!

Termite Inspections Now that Termite Awareness Week 2015 is over, have you called and scheduled termite inspections for your properties in the San Francisco Bay area? If not, now is the time to put down that cup of double latte or herbal tea down on to the desk top and reach out to us. Given our region’s climate and active insect population, the minimum number of times a home should be inspected for signs of termite damage is once year. So,…

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Termite Inspections in the San Francisco Bay Area: Prepare Now for Spring Flights

So now is the time for area residents to schedule termite inspections and be on the lookout for alates. Even though they are no less destructive, they differ in appearance from workers and soldiers in several key ways. Here are few tips on how to spot them: When alates swarm in the spring, they’ll traditionally have two pairs of symmetrical wings. The majority of the pests will also be ½-inch long or slightly less and have dark-colored bodies. As such, many…

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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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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, Hercules, Lafayette, Livermore, Martinez, Moraga, Newark, Oakland, Oakley, Orinda, Piedmont, Pinole, Pittsburg, Pleasant Hill, Pleasanton, Richmond, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, San Pablo, Sunol, Union City and Walnut Creek.