Things To Consider When Buying A Home With Termite Damage

Termite damage is something that is never listed on a home buyer’s wish list. Nonetheless, there are people who buy homes with termite damage. Below are some things to keep in mind if your new home has termite damage.

Have Repairs Completed

You must hire a professional to repair the existing termite damage once you have purchased the house. After all, the current homeowner is responsible for the house they own. Failing to have these repairs completed can result in structural damage to the home. 

Conduct Inspections

It is always a good idea for homeowners to be proactive when it comes to maintaining a house. This is especially true for homeowners who are dealing with termite damage. To err on the side of caution, be sure to have an inspection completed by an inspector who specializes in termite damage. 

Prevent Future Infestations

There are a number of things you can do to prevent future termite infestations. For instance, it is important to fix leaks and inadequate drainage. That way, you can nip these issues in the bud. 

Are you in the process of buying a house that has termite damage? If so, Knockout Pest Control can inspect structures for termite problems and knockout termite infestations. We keep termites down for the count!

Call 1-800-244-PEST or 1-800-244-7378 to schedule an appointment with us.  

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