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Termites are small insects that can cause huge issues for commercial buildings. These pests feed on wood, paper and other cellulose-based materials and can cause extensive damage to a building's structure if left unchecked. One of the best ways to protect your commercial property from a termite infestation is to schedule regular termite inspections. While it may seem a bit annoying and unnecessary, these inspections may end up saving you hundreds of thousands of dollars through early pest detection and management. Here are a few reasons why you should schedule a termite inspection on a regular basis if you are a commercial property owner.
Understanding Just How Much Damage A Termite Problem Can Cause
Commercial buildings, like any other structures, are vulnerable to termite infestation. Termites can cause structural damage to a building, weakening its foundation and making it unsafe. They can also damage the building's insulation, electrical wiring and HVAC systems, leading to costly repairs. In addition, a termite infestation can also lead to health hazards due to the presence of mould and other allergens caused by termite damage. From top to bottom, termites can really wreak havoc, and the worst part is that a lot of the time, they do this unnoticed. It is only through the use of a termite inspection you can actually catch these problems early on.
The Inspection Process
During a termite inspection, a trained professional will visually inspect the entire property, both inside and outside. They will look for signs of termite infestation, such as mud tubes, swarmers and damaged wood. They will also check for potential entry points and conditions that may attract termites, such as moisture issues. After the inspection, the inspector will provide a detailed report of their findings, including recommendations for treatment, if necessary. If you take up these recommendations, usually the inspector themselves will be able to perform these treatments and protective measures themselves to save you time.
The Importance Of Repeat Inspections For Commercial Buildings
A one-time termite inspection is not enough to ensure your commercial building is protected. Regular follow-up inspections are critical to detecting and preventing termite infestations. Many termite companies offer annual or semi-annual inspection plans to ensure your property stays protected. By scheduling regular inspections, you can catch infestations early and prevent significant damage to your property that could otherwise fester and go unnoticed until it is too late. Think of it as part of your annual insurance policy in that you pay a small amount for a lot of protection against what can be an unpredictable threat.
For more information on a termite inspection, contact a company near you.Share
24 January 2023