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

Commercial WDO & Termite Prevention

Wood destroying organisms, including termites are a structural pest that is found on the majority of the commercial buildings in San Diego County. This is unfortunately a fact that many property managers do not realize until it is too late. However, there are many different ways of staying proactive and prevent to an extent the […]

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 (for Veterans) and FHA (for First-Time Buyers) Loans. These loans offer more opportunities for financing, usually have lower-rated and as long as all of the requirements […]

WDO Identification: Wood-Boring Beetles

Although wood-boring beetles are not one of the most common wood destroying organisms in Southern California they are found in wood members of houses and structures as well as in furniture both old and new. During the process of your WDO/Termite Inspection your GC Inspector will look for any signs of activity and/or infestations from this […]

The worst enemy of your house: Moisture

One of the most important factors affect the possibility of any wood destroying organism’s infestations is moisture. Many times the sprinkler system is hitting your patio or your house and it goes unattended. As time passes that moisture will be building up in the structural wood members of your house and it will create fungi […]

How to prepare for drywood termite control fumigation?

Unfortunately, termites attack a large amount of structures each year and in order to exterminate all colonies in the property a structural fumigation needs to be performed. Because of the nature of the toxic gas that will be injected during the drywood termite fumigation process, a number of precautions need to be taken before this […]

Subterranean Termite Control

Subterranean termites are a common wood destroying organism in Southern California. This termites however are not spotted as easily as the common Drywood Termite Infestation. The subterranean termite is an organism that needs to live underground due to the large amount of humidity that it needs in order to survive. Subterranean termites are most common […]

Repairing Termite and Dry Rot Damaged Wood

One of the biggest inconveniences of wood-destroying organisms like termites and wood rot is the associated cost that comes with resolving their infestations. In the United States, termite infestations alone account for over $5 billion dollars of damage each year. As part of performing dry rot and termite control, we often come across the structural […]

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 […]

Quick Maintenance Tips for Termite Control

Many times that I go out to inspect properties for Wood Destroying Organism I get the question “What can I do to prevent termites to get into my house?” Every time I answer that throughout the years I have noted that termites can get into any property they desired, there are ways to protect your […]

Are Orange Oil Termite Control Treatments a Friendly Solution?

Many customers now a days are asking more and more for an environmentally friendly solution to take care of their termite control problems. Their primary choice many times is Orange Oil or D-Limonene. This is because of its low toxicity and that is commonly found in many household products. There is a very big disadvantage […]