Termite, W.D.O. & Pest Control Articles

Termites: What Every Property Owner Should Be Looking For

Termite and pest inspections is one of the most important tasks that should be in your normal maintenance calendar. But every how often should you have one completed or when should you be looking out for termites? Well at least every 18 – 24 moths by a professional, but that does not mean that you should do […]

Realtors: Are you protecting your clients from possible hidden costs?

Structural pests are known to cause over 7 billion dollars of damage each year in the United States of America. A vast majority of these infestations go undetected over time, only creating more damage and adding cost to the repairs. This probably leaves you and your clients with important and unanswered questions like: In what […]

Section 2 Items on Termite Reports

On termite reports there are many times items that are marked as Section 2, but what exactly are they? On complete inspections licensed termite technicians are not only looking for termites and other wood destroying organisms but also for areas that if left unresolved will possibly attract or give easy access to wood destroying organism […]

Termite inspection of a condominium unit for escrow

A large number of times condominium units have to be inspected for wood destroying organisms like termites, fungi and wood boring beetles before a loan can be issued for the purchase of the property. This inspections is a very normal process and thankfully in condominium units the majority of the time the only areas that […]

VA / FHA Certified WDO / Termite Inspection Requirements

There are many opportunities given by the US government to assist you in the purchase of a home. There are two main options that are offered which are VA and FHA Loans. This loans offer more opportunities for financing, usually have lower rated and as long as all of the requirements have been fulfilled your […]

Fumigation or Localized Treatments for Drywood Termite Control?

There are multiple options in the market to exterminate Drywood Termites. The most commonly known and used is Structural Fumigation. This is a great method to use as it’s guaranteed to kill all of the drywood termite colonies that exist in the structure even in wall voids or in the structure framing. There is also […]

FAQ about WDO – Termite Inspections and Control

Structural Pest Control Board STATE OF CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS STRUCTURAL TERMITE PEST CONTROL INSPECTIONS 1. Q. UNDER WHAT CONDITIONS IS A PEST CONTROL INSPECTION REPORT REQUIRED? A. Although the State of California regulates structural pest control firms, it does not require a Wood Destroying Pests and Organisms Inspection Report prior to the sale […]