3 Tips for Preparing for a Termite Inspection

by | Aug 1, 2014 | Pest Control Service

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Each and every year, thousands of homes are fumigated for termite infestations. To many people, this may not seem like a big deal, but if you are a homeowner, then you know a termite infestation can ruin the structure of your home by destroying the wood, and make it impossible to sell. The first thing you need to do of, of course, is get a complete Termite Inspection. Once you do that, here are some tips to help you get your home prepared for the fumigation to come.


Seal up all Food and Medicine


Get Your Home Ready


Fumigation is not as simple as just leaving your home so that the pest control company can do their work. You need to open all of your cabinets, closets, drawers, doors, and window blinds, so that the chemical can get in everywhere to do its work. You should also make sure to remove any waterproof covers or bedding, and storing them in the tightly sealed bags that you have for food and medicine.


Take All Living Things Out of the Home


The day of the fumigation, everyone must leave the home. However, that does not just include your family and your pets. You need to remove any plants from the home as well. The poison can kill them, and you will come home to every plant in your home destroyed or dying.


A termite infestation is a nasty thing. It can destroy the wood in your home in no time at all. You should have an inspection completed right away, and then follow the tips above to make sure that your home is ready to go when the fumigation begins. You can find more info on what we offer by taking a look at our Youtube video and also see our reviews on how we perform our services.