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After termites, wood-boring beetles are the most important wood-destroying insects in homes. The amount of damage that wood-boring beetles cause depends on many factors. The type of wood (hardwood or softwood), the moisture of the wood, and the environmental conditions at the infestation site all...
12/17/2009
Most people need a termite inspection when they sell their home. Arden Termite specializes in real estate pest inspections and works closely with your Realtor and title company to help close your escrow. Only a certified Pest Mangement Company can perform a thorough termite inspection, The first...
11/20/2009
For more information, you can visit our website at:  www.ardentermite.com While it is called a "Termite Inspection" it is officially a "Structural Pest Control Inspection."In addition to termites, the inspector will also be looking for fungus and water damage and for conditions such as plumbing l...
07/31/2009
When you are putting an offer on a foreclosure home, you should definitely get your inspections done. Whether this is an investment property or a home you plan to make your own....it's better to know what potential problems you may have to correct on your own.   Most foreclosure homes are as-is s...
07/13/2009
Wood Decay Fungi Brown rot, white rot and soft rot are three classes of fungi that are listed according to the type of decay they cause. Wood decayed by brown rot fungi looks like dry leather and breaks easily into small cubical pieces. The strength of the wood decreases as the growth spreads. M...
11/12/2008
(Subterranean termites) The answer is yes. Although the colony is more dormant in the winter and the homeowner may not notice the same type of activity during the spring time, the colony is still active and still causing damage. It's important to get the treatment done as soon as you are aware of...
10/30/2008
I get a lot of phone calls from people who are not familiar with termite reports, asking what is Section One? What is Section Two? Those are very valid questions. If I didn't work in the termite business, I would be just as confused as others. I don't know why they call it Seciton One or Two, but...
10/22/2008
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Todays real estate market is mostly foreclosures....we are seeing more and more of them. There are a few things I believe that prospective buyers should be aware of. Some banks seem to be discouraging pest inspections. Some banks are leaving it up to the buyers to even have one done at all.   I t...
10/10/2008
We Recommend Termidor to Eliminate Your Termites Termidor is America's best product to kill termites. Nothing else eliminates termites in and around you home faster. We can choose from dozens of pesticides and termite baiting systems, we recommend Termidor as the primary solution to eliminating y...
11/07/2007
While it is called a "Termite Inspection" it is officially a "Structural Pest Control Inspection." In addition to termites, the inspector will also be looking for fungus and water damage and for conditions such as plumbing leaks or earth to wood contact that can lead to termite or fungus damage. ...
10/23/2007
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