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10 Things Termite Companies Won’t Tell You

By |August 18th, 2014|

Temite Inspection Reports

Termite inspection reports are packed full of great information; but there are ten things that most termite companies will avoid telling you…

1. We can’t find anything. Give us any home to inspect and we will find something, even if that something is a condition that may contribute to a […]

Failed Termite Fumigation or Filtering Frass?

By |April 3rd, 2014|

How to Tell Whether a Drywood Termite Fumigation Failed

It’s rare, really, really rare that a drywood termite fumigation fails to kill all the drywood termites currently infesting a structure. So why might someone continue to find termite frass (a.k.a. termite pellets, droppings, excrement) one month, two months, or two years […]

Subterranean Termite Damage Looks Like This

By |February 19th, 2014|

Subterranean Termite Damage Revealed

Most termite damage is invisible because termites are only interested in chewing through wood. Subterranean termite damage is no different, but they way they attack your home is very different from the behavior of drywood termites. Subterranean termites live underground and venture out only to feast on your home. They often build mud tubes up the […]

California Aeration Plan Protects Homeowners

By |February 10th, 2014|

People driving by a tented house may wonder what the huge tube running up the side of the tent is for. The tube, or duct, is one component of the CAP protocol for flushing fumigants out and fresh air in. Implemented three years ago, the California Aeration Plan (CAP) is a safety plan for the aeration of fumigated structures. CAP’s […]

Termites are Swarming–Protect Your Home Now

By |September 9th, 2013|

Termites are swarming in California and our phones are ringing off the hook! Here’s a quick video about termite swarms.

Buyers Beware – And Order Your Own Termite Inspection

By |August 1st, 2013|

Thrasher Termite Inspection

Do you really want to trust the seller’s termite guy? We recently inspected a house at the request of the buyer’s agent. What we discovered was so different than the findings in the seller’s termite report that we wondered if we’d inspected the same house!

How can such disparities happen? […]