Termite Inspection

Termite Inspection

Berry home inspections are committed to satisfying client’s needs with the best possible quality of service and expertise. We inspect readily accessible, visually observable installed systems and components. By request, a Berry Home Inspector will perform a termite inspection along with your home inspection.
When inspecting for Termites, these are some of the things we inspect.

  • Any mud tubing
  • Cracks in concrete foundation
  • Plumbing leaks
  • Inspection of window frames
  • Inspection of roof voids
  • Inspection of siding voids
  • Weathered, wet or rotten wood
  • Wood in contact with Earth
  • Crawl space areas of homes

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Termites all belong to the phylum Arthropoda, the class Insecta, and the order Isoptera. There are over 2,000 different species of termites with over 40 species in the United States alone. Although they have distinct characteristics, most look similar. They typically measure between 1/4 and 1/2 of an inch long and have soft bodies with straight antennae. The queens and kings are larger, capable of reaching over one inch long. Colors range from white to light brown where worker termites often appear lighter, while swarming termites darker. Flying termites, also called reproductives, have two pairs of prominent wings. A termite infestation and damage can be devastating to your home or property. Termites are often called the “silent destroyer” because they may be secretly hiding and thriving in your home or yard without any immediate signs of damage. All termites consume cellulose-based plant materials. Unfortunately, all homes, regardless of their construction type, can provide cellulose food for termite infestation. Call Berry Home Inspections for more information. Call us at-417-861-2983