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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Termite Treatments: Bungalows or Big Mansions, Insects Don’t Discriminate

Termite Treatments As entertainment industry headlines pointed out in December 2014, not even Hollywood mansions are safe from termites on a hunger binge. It was widely reported that one celeb literally spent millions trying to combat the voracious insects, which were purportedly attracted to his home after it sustained water damage. As long-time termite treatments experts, we can confirm that various types of termites are drawn to unresolved water damage and will waste no time turning it into a home of…

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General Contractors Can Provide Comprehensive & Worry Free Termite Repair

Termite Repair You’ve bought your first home and started to do some remodeling. In the process, it becomes clear that when it came to making a termite repair, the previous owners were not nearly thorough enough. So now what should you do? First off, don’t panic. Minor to moderate termite damage can be professionally repaired at an affordable price. Repairing major damage is often costly, depending on where it is. Once you get over the shock of seeing termite damage, schedule a…

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Need a Termite Inspection? Questions to Ask Your Inspector.

Termite Inspection Questions If you’ve seen signs of termites or termite damage in your home, without a doubt, you need a termite inspection. Leaving termites to their own devices can leave your home in structural disarray. So in the event that you need a termite inspection, here are some questions to ask your inspector to make the process go easier. Should I choose a local company for help with my termite problem? Most certainly. Local termite companies will provide you with the…

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General Contractors Can Provide Comprehensive, Worry-Free Termite Repair

Termite Repair You’ve bought your first home and started to do some remodeling. In the process, it becomes clear that when it came to making a termite repair, the previous owners were not nearly thorough enough. So now what should you do? First off, don’t panic. Minor to moderate termite damage can be professionally repaired at an affordable price. Repairing major damage is often costly, depending on where it is. Once you get over the shock of seeing termite damage, schedule a…

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Termite Inspection: When You should Have Them

Termites can strike fear into the heart of any homeowner, but the truth is in California you are unlikely to find a home that hasn’t dealt with some kind of termite damage. The San Francisco Bay area and California in general are prime breeding grounds for termites. There are some measures you can take to help prevent termite infestation in your home. First, keep up on home repairs. Termites seek out raw wood fissures and unpainted crevices. Do not let…

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Termite Inspections Can Prevent an Infestation

Handling an infestation of termites can be time-consuming, stressful, and expensive, so preventing this from happening is better than solving the problem when it happens. However, it does not take very long for termites to move into your home, especially while it is vulnerable and unprotected, and this is why homeowners should take advantage of routine termite inspections to avoid this issue. Acquire Prevention Ideas While there are some complex ways to keep termites away, there are also a number of…

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Is there a Termite Treatment to Prevent Infestation?

Many people first learn about termite treatment after the insects have been found invading their homes. While post-infestation treatment is effective at getting rid of termites, it’s even better to prevent infestations from ever occurring. That way, the termites don’t have a chance to eat important wooden structural elements such as house frames and trim. Fortunately, there are termite treatments designed to prevent infestation before it occurs. These treatments typically include a baiting program. Which types of baits are used depends on…

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Termite Repair: Facts About “Slightly Invasive” Termite Damage

Termite Repair FactsTermites are not good for any structure. In fact, there is no level of termite damage that is acceptable. Because the smallest of smalls can become larger-than-life issues in a very short amount of time. Luckily, however, termite repair itself can be enacted in many degrees of structural damage. As long as the structure hasn’t fallen into disrepair, ridding yourself of termites is possible. This includes when a slightly invasive problem has been discovered. Discovery The structure may…

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