Facts About Termites
There are several species of subterranean termites throughout the country. In Georgia the eastern subterranean termite is the most common termite. In the spring, mature eastern subterranean termites swarm in search of new places to start a colony and unfortunately it can be your home. Since subterranean termite nymphs need constant contact with the soil, they feed on your home from the bottom up indicating their presence with termite tubes leading from the soil to the foundation of your home causing damage to the structure.
A termite inspection is a type of inspection that is conducted to determine the presence or absence of termites and other wood destroying organisms in a property. During this inspection our licensed pest control technician will examine the exterior and interior of the property, including the foundation, walls, attic and other areas throughout the property. A termite inspection is recommended before purchasing or selling a property, annual yearly inspections are also recommended and come standard with our termite service.
WDO Reports, also known as Wood Destroying Organism reports, serve the purpose of identifying any previous or existing damage caused by wood destroying organisms such as termites, powder post beetles, wood boring beetles, and wood decaying fungus (not molds or mildews). It provides an assessment of visible damage caused by the wood destroying organisms, this report is required by lenders, buyers, and sellers during a real estate transaction.