3 Reasons to Hire an Inspector When Termite Damage is Discovered

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Termites are something that every homeowner dreads because these small pests can cause a lot of damage to a structure. Unfortunately, termites are a common problem in our area!Inspector for Termite Damage

Don’t worry… just because you are dealing with a termite infestation, doesn’t mean that your home will be a total loss. There are things that can be done to stop the infestation and eliminate the pests. Then, you can work on repairing and rebuilding the damaged areas.

Here are three reasons why you should call an inspector if you discover a termite problem:

1. Avoid the Dirty Work

It isn’t fun to get into the mess where the bugs are residing. Instead of putting yourself through the discomfort of cleaning up the infestation, it is better to let the experts handle the dirty work. You have enough stress and responsibility in your life. You don’t need to worry about the addition of pest control on top of everything else that you are already doing.

2. Eliminate the Infestation

It is important to treat the problem to remove the infestation thoroughly. If a few termites are left behind, then it could potentially result in more problems again in the future. An inspector can give you the peace of mind to know that the problem has been completely eradicated. The inspector will look for signs of life and make recommendations about continued treatments if they are needed.

3. A Plan for Damage Restoration

A termite professional can assess the damage and put together a plan to repair your home. This repair work is essential to maintain the integrity of the structure and protect your property. If the destruction is minimal, then it might be as simple as filling in the holes and applying a wood hardener. For major damage, the wood might need to be scraped away and replaced. The treatment plan varies for each situation. So, the best thing that you can do is talk with a professional pest control expert to get recommendations for your situation.

Are you interested in learning more about termites and pest control? Call Mathews Termite and Pest Service at (951) 751-0885.