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WOOD DESTROYING INSECT INSPECTION

Ohio Dept of Agriculture License: 108771

Regular inspections of your house are an important part of home maintenance. Inspecting for wood-destroying insects can alert you to possible infestations in the wooden structural components of your home— a serious problem that often goes undetected for long periods of time. As a qualifed inspector, I will give you peace of mind about the safety of your investment.

Wood-destroying insects and other organisms can cause serious problems in the wooden structural components of a house, and may go unnoticed by the homeowner until damage is extensive. Control measures include reducing the potential infestation, preventing insect entry, and applying chemicals for remedial treatment.

Termites
Subterranean termites are the most damaging insects of wood. Their presence is hard to notice, and damage usually is found before the termites are seen. Homeowners should take measures to prevent infestations, which may require hiring a pest-control service.

Ants
Ants are among the most prevalent pests in households, restaurants, hospitals, offices, warehouses, and virtually all buildings where food and water can be found. While mostly harmless to humans, ants (especially carpenter ants) can cause considerable building damage

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