Real Estate Termite Inspections
Your home is more likely to be damaged by termites than by fires or floods! If you’re seeing any signs of the termite infestation, the time to act is now. Termites are found in 1 in 12 homes in the Jacksonville, North Carolina area and the damage they cause will continue if left untreated.
In Jacksonville, North Carolina we deal with Eastern Subterranean termites which lives in soil, infesting your home from the ground. In other parts of the country termites are seasonal, but around Jacksonville, North Carolina, they can be found all year long due to the favorable weather conditions.
D & D Pest Control Co’s trained termite inspectors will advise you of all areas of termite infestations and conducive conditions in your home or business. D & D Pest Control Co’s termite inspector will also determine the best type of treatment suited to the structure.
The Termite Inspection
D & D Pest Control Co. will thoroughly inspect your home or business, looking for the signs of termite infestation. We offer WDI or Complete Home Inspections reports.
Signs of a termite infestation:
- Termite mud tunnels
- Damaged or hollow-sounding wood
- Pinholes in drywall or wallpaper
- Wood Debri with active termites.
- Swarming Termite wings
- Conducive conditions such as moisture problems.
- Other wood destroying inspects like: Powder post beetles, wood bores, carpenter bee’s, Carpenter Ants, ect….
Termite Inspection & Treatment Cost
Average homes in the Jacksonville, North Carolina cost $650 – $800 and this depends on the type of chemical used. “Termidor, Centerfire, Taurus”
The National Pest Management Association estimates that termites cause over $5 billion in property damage annually in the U.S. The best way to prevent a a potential termite infestation is to schedule a annual termite and pest inspection.
We offer a free Termite Treatment Cost Protection Plans with every paid termite inspection. Since every house is built different, we customize a termite treatment plan based on it’s needs. After the inspection, we are willing to explain our findings and provide a detailed termite inspection report with photo’s.
How long does a termite treatment last
Tests conducted by Texas A&M University at five sites throughout the state over a 20 years period showed that all currently registered termiticides have a life expectancy of from four to ten years. Termidor is #1
Regardless of the termite treatment chemical used, the highest application rate is generally best and has the longest life expectancy. This cost slightly higher, but research shows that higher rates result in the best performance over the life of your termite warranty.
Crawlspace moisture Control & Termite Damage