Sydney, NSW | Pest Manager Lic: 5074237 | Builders Lic: 211725C
A termite inspection visit typically involves a licensed pest control professional conducting a thorough inspection of the property to identify any signs of termite activity. Here are the steps that may be involved in a termite inspection visit:
1. Initial assessment: The pest control professional will first conduct an initial assessment of the property to determine the size and scope of the inspection needed.
2. Visual inspection: The pest control professional will conduct a visual inspection of the property, both inside and outside, looking for signs of termite activity. This may include inspecting the foundation, crawl spaces, basement, and attic, as well as any visible wood structures, such as decks or fences.
3. Moisture assessment: Termites are attracted to moist environments, so the pest control professional may also assess the moisture levels in the property to identify any areas that may be at higher risk of termite activity.
4. Use of specialized equipment: Some pest control professionals may use specialized equipment, such as moisture meters, infrared cameras, or acoustic emission devices, to help detect signs of termite activity that may not be visible to the naked eye.
5. Detailed report: The pest control professional will provide a detailed report of their findings, including any signs of termite activity, the extent of the damage, and recommendations for treatment and prevention.
6. Treatment recommendations: If termites are present, the pest control professional will recommend an appropriate treatment plan, which may include chemical treatment, baiting, or other methods of termite control.
It is important to note that termite inspections are typically not a one-time event, and regular inspections and ongoing maintenance may be necessary to prevent future termite activity. It is recommended that property owners have a termite inspection conducted at least once a year to help prevent termite infestations and minimize the risk of costly damage.