Pro Tech Home Inspections – Home Maintenance Tips – Termites

Protect your home from the risk of termite infestation.

Termites present a significant hazard to wooden homes. Without the right precautions you may find eventually discover your home’s structural integrity or its foundation is compromised.

Termites cannot survive in direct sunlight, so a likely place you’ll discover them is your home’s basement. Use a can of spray foam to fill in any openings in your basement where the insects could enter, then use a flashlight and screwdriver to check the wood for damage. If you find that the wood is soft and rotting, there may be a termite problem that calls for immediate service.