Termites Inspection VS Home Inspection | Subterranean Termite Inspection | Home Inspection Tips

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In this video, David Olivas from Pyramid Pest Control and John Laforme explain the difference between a Termite Inspection Vs Home Inspection. Wood damage to a home can be general wood damage typically pointed out by a general home inspector, however determining if damage is dry rot or (WDO) Wood Destroying Organisms must be reported by a licensed pest control contractor only. This video is intended to explain the process in the simplest terms for the home owner or future buyer.

Termites are very common in most homes in California, being told your home has termites should be expected. The next step is addressing the issues noted in your termite inspectors report. Your termite report may indicate specific areas only or multiple areas of current dry rot or Termite damage. If multiple areas of damage are present and some areas cannot be reached then fumigation may be recommended by your Termite inspector.

A structural pest control specialist is any individual who is licensed by the board to apply a pesticide, rodenticide, or allied chemicals or substances for the purpose of eliminating, exterminating, controlling, or preventing infestation or infections of pests or (WDO) wood destroying organisms included in Branch 2 or Branch 3 Inspections.

Wood Destroying Organisms (WDO) including termites or any insect, as well as rot or any fungus, that damage wood. Under California law, only an inspector licensed by the Structural Pest Control Board is qualified or authorized to inspect for any rot or termite activity or damage. You are advised to obtain a current WDO report and must rely on that report for any potential rot or termite activity and recommendations for repair.

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