BUYING OR SELLING YOUR HOME?
Termite letters, also known as termite bonds, is a requirement for real estate transactions. If you’re getting ready to buy or sell your home, a termite inspection will be required to confirm whether the house does or does not currently have termites. The termite letter will go into detail about whether or not an infestation is present, what the damage looks like, and recommended treatment.
Once you begin to home buying/selling process, you’ll quickly realize that there are a number of inspections that have to take place before the transaction can go through. A termite inspection, or WDIR (Wood-Destroying Insect Report), may seem like an extra hoop to jump through, but it adds an extra peace of mind to know whether to not the home you’re about to purchase is being destroyed by termites!
DOES MY HOME HAVE TERMITES?
Termites begin swarming in February and will continue swarming until late summer. Swarmers often leave behind small wings that notify you of their presence. Most swarmers are seen on warmer days just after a good rainfall. Others are seen mostly at night. Termite signs can be hard to catch if you’re not sure what to look for. Our team of pest professionals can inspect your home for current and previous termite damage, then set you up with a plan to eliminate the current infestation and prevent future ones. It’s also important to note that there are multiple species of termites. Pest professionals know how to identify which species is in your home/business and the proper treatment for that species.
SIGNS OF DAMAGE
Termites can leave behind many signs to let you know they’re present. Unfortunately, copious amounts of damage has most likely been done to your home if you can see physical signs of the damage. Here are some common signs associated with termite damage:
Knocking noise inside walls
Hard to open doors and windows
WHAT IF MY HOME HAS TERMITES?
Termites can be one of the most costly pests to deal with in your home or business. If a colony grows without any type of control to combat the pests, the damage could cost tens of thousands of dollars!
Termites can already be in your home for an extended amount of time without your house ever showing signs of termite damage.
FACT: The average home owner spends $3,000 to repair termite damage.
Although unchecked termite damage may cost you, Nova Pest Control can come in to assess the damage and create a customized plan unique to your situation to eliminate the pest.
Don’t think you have termites but want to play it safe?
Nova Pest Control offers yearly termite inspections to keep your home termite-free!
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