Own Property? Get your Property Termite Inspection!

Own Property? Get your Property Termite Inspection!

Lawn Treatments

You can avoid a possible termite infestation. Above all, inspect your home on a regular basis. A professional inspection will detect the potential presence of these insects. Even if your property seems to be in a perfect condition, termites can strike your home at any time. Most of the time, you won’t even notice them when they move into your home.


It is advisable to have your home inspected at least once a year. But don’t wait if you suspect termite activity. The cost of a termite inspection may vary depending on the company. ProControl offers a free inspection. Get in touch now to schedule yours.


Are Termite Inspections free?


Termite inspections are free in most situations. This is even more often the case when you are going to order other services from the same company. An exception is often made during real estate transactions, which are often subject to a fee. Indeed, in this situation, fees are usually charged. Why? Because extra wood-destroying insects are also included.


The cost of a termite treatment is always higher in case of a confirmed infestation. The cost of any repairs will have to be then added to the cost of the treatment, which can sometimes be very high. This is why it is important to ask for a termite inspection as soon as you suspect the presence of these insects. The sooner you act, the less damage will your home will have.


How much should a termite inspection cost?


Many companies will offer you a free diagnosis. They will include it in their termite treatment quote. It shouldn’t exceed $200 for this simple service.


If the diagnosis reveals a termite infestation in the house, we’ll have to do something about it! It will be especially tricky if your roof structure is all affected. It will be necessary to repair and reinforce your structure before treatment. You will then have to inject an anti-termite product. Spray your house with insecticide.


What do they do for a termite inspection?


The technician first performs a visual examination of:

  • Slabs
  • Baseboards
  • Joinery
  • Cladding
  • Framing
  • Joists.

To detect insects, the operator may use sound or motion detection devices. Sampling or punching with hand tools will be sometimes needed.


1) Pre-sale termite inspection


The termite inspection is part of the technical diagnostic file. Its absence may result in a cancellation or reduction in price. The owner will lose the benefit of the guarantee on hidden defects.


2) Termite inspection before work


This inspection should take place before starting work. It aims to identify the zones and elements of the dwelling infested by the parasites.


The report must be all submitted at least one month before the start of work. It must be then sent to the project manager, the project owner, and the companies likely to work on the site.


Schedule your termite inspection at +1 888-466-9772.