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Why Get Profesional Termite Inspectors When Buying a New Home?

Termite Inspections What could be more destructive than a tornado, a hurricane, a flood? What could cause such damage to a home and still not be covered by traditional homeowners insurance policies? Surely the source of such catastrophic consequences must be a mythological figure of massive size and devastating abilities — Godzilla perhaps? Not quite, think almost the exact opposite in fact. Think about something so small that it is virtually unseen by the human eye. Think … termites! If…

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Best Practices of Termite Exterminators

Termite Exterminators Detecting the presence of termites in your home or rental property is crucial if you are trying to protect the value of your investment. These destructive creatures are able to subtly wreak havoc on a property in a very short period of time. Signs of a termite infestation may go unnoticed and undetected for years, allowing these vicious creatures ample opportunity to perform devastatingly destructive work on the structure of a building. Knowing what to watch for, and…

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What You Should Know About Termite Repair

Termite Repair Your home is your sanctuary, the place where you can kick back and relax. Whether you’re buying a new home, selling your current home, or simply want to take care of your home, termite inspections can ensure that’s the case. Like it or not, your home offers termites the perfect place to live and create damage. Once you’ve had your home inspected, and your inspector finds evidence of current or past termites, you probably need termite repair. In that case, it’s important that…

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Ternite Treatment: Commonly Asked Questions

Termite Treatment Finding out you need termite treatment is never something that any homeowner wants to hear. Unfortunately, it is something that homeowners experience on a regular basis. Luckily, termite treatment is a definite option, but there are always questions that come into play. Here are a few of the most commonly asked questions when it comes to termite treatment. How do I know I need Treatment? One of the most common signs that you need treatment for termites is…

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How to Know When Your Deck Needs a Termite Inspection

Termite Inspection for a Deck As a homeowner getting ready for summer, you want to make sure your deck is in good repair and free of termites. While you may think your home is termite proof, also consider your deck before it becomes a danger. Unprotected wood posts sunk directly into the soil is a big attraction for termites. Look carefully for these signs of an infestation in your deck and call Times Up Termite for a termite inspection. Check…

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When Do You Need Professional Termite Repair Services

Professional Termite Repair Services So, you noticed some suspicious problems with your home that may indicate the presence of termites… Okay, the next item on your To-Do List is to have a termite inspection done by a fully licensed and trained professional as soon as possible. What happens if you have the inspection done and it reveals the worst of your fears about termite damage? PANIC!!! Of course, you don’t panic. Sorry for the hyperbole, but this is in fact…

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Swarming Termites Require Swift Action and Appropriate Treatment

Termite Treatment San Leandro California Tis the season for termite swarming, and hopefully, when these destructive little critters decide to swarm, they will do so outside your home, not inside. If you happen to be plagued by a swarm of termites inside your home, don’t panic… yet. Fortunately, it is common for many types of termites that DO appear inside a home, to be coming into the home from an outdoor location. For example, many homes that are built upon…

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Efective Termite Treatments Require a Depth and Breadth of Voverage

The idea of termite treatment is undoubtedly confusing to laypersons. People wonder if it’s a DIY job and whether or not over-the-counter liquids and baits may help. They’re also curious if it’s a one-time, treat it and forget it affair. As termite treatment experts, we can assure you that it’s not a procedure laypeople should try to complete on their own. Why? In order to be effective, it often requires a multifaceted, series of well-placed, industrial or commercial grade products.…

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Termite Inspection Experts Need to Step Up Their Game

California may be more than 3,600 kilometers from the State of Florida, as the snowbird flies. But that doesn’t mean we don’t have something in common with the Sunshine State. It’s a common foe, termites. And if scientists are correct, both states could see an upsurge in the need for termite inspections, sooner than later. Maybe you were busy and missed both Entomology Today and the Florida Entomologist’s teasers of trouble to come. So we’ll quickly break it down for…

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3 Signs You Need Professional Termite Inspection

        Termite Inspection To ensure the structural health of your home, termite inspections should be conducted once a year or, at least, once every two years but, how to know you need a professional immediately? Here are three signs that tell you to start looking for your phone: Swarmers: After becoming well-established, a thriving termite colony will send off winged, sexually mature members in the search of new lands to conquer. If you see a few of these together…

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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.