California has always been a high-ranking state for termites and termite damage, especially in the southern areas. The state doesn’t require a termite inspection before purchasing a property, but most lenders uphold that requirement. Trident Inspection Group offers termite inspections to help you complete your due diligence before closing on a new home. After all, you want to ensure the seller is held responsible for any infestations or damages before the home transfers to your care!
Do I Really Need a Termite Inspection?
You may not realize that termites can actually be difficult to detect, hiding under the surface of your home. Meanwhile, they are eating away at the inside, causing more damage as the problem remains undiagnosed. Trident Inspection Group is licensed by the state and can give you the information required for a Section 1 Clearance that verifies the home for purchase is “free of active infestation or conditions conducive of.”
What Will You Do at the Inspection?
At your termite inspection, our licensed termite inspectors will look for actual wood-destroying pests, including termites, carpenter ants, rot fungus, and wood-infesting beetles. We will also search for any signs of pest activity, such as damaged wood, termite tubes, and dead insects. In addition to the pests and their signs, we will look for conditions conducive to pests, like standing water, earth-to-wood contact, and plumbing leaks. Our visual inspection of your home will include the crawl space and sometimes the attic of accessible interior areas, as well as the exterior of your property.
What Happens After the Inspection?
After your inspection, we will record the result on a pest control inspection report. We offer all professional termite services besides the inspection, including local treatment, wood repair, and fumigation. Be sure and schedule an inspection before you put your home on the market so that you can take care of any problems that would likely scare away potential buyers. If you are the buyer, request a termite inspection during escrow so that you are in control if termites or termite damage is found.
Schedule Your Termite Inspection Today
Trident Inspection Group will present the facts you need to make the best real estate decision. We offer extensive inspection services to meet your needs, such as residential inspections, commercial inspections, indoor air quality and mold testing, and others. Contact us today at (714) 332-6689 to learn more. We serve customers throughout Orange County and the surrounding areas of California, including Los Angeles, Riverside, Anaheim, Mission Viejo, and Irvine.