What is a Pest Inspection?

Pest inspections, also known as termite inspections, WDI (wood destroying insects) inspections, or WDO (wood destroying organisms) inspections, are visual inspections to look for signs of infestation or damage to a structure by wood-destroying pests.

During a pest inspection, home inspectors look for:

• Wood-destroying pests, such as termites, carpenter ants, rot fungus and wood-infesting beetles.

• Evidence of pest activity, such as damaged wood, dead insects and termite tubes.

• Conducive conditions for pests, such as standing water, earth-to-wood contact and plumbing leaks.

The inspector will visually inspect accessible areas inside a home (including crawlspaces) and the exterior of the property. In areas where dry wood termites are prevalent and in houses where there are no crawlspaces, the attic is also inspected.

The average termite inspection takes about an hour. Findings are recorded on a pest control inspection report. At First-In our Inspectors are licensed by the Ohio Department of Agriculture to perform Pest Inspections. Call us today at 330-961-1010 to schedule or fill out the form below.

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