Wood Destroying Insects (WDI) Termite Inspections Dallas
Our trained specialists will conduct a visual examination to determine if your property is susceptible to or currently inhabited by wood destroying insects. Inspectors will look for signs of termites, as well as any other wood destroying insect that is commonly found in the Dallas Fort Worth region.
We’ll examine both the interior and exterior of your home for signs of active or previous signs of infestations. It’s good to note that inspections are visual and do not guarantee that insects are not hidden within your wall framing, the beginning of an infestation doesn’t always have signs.
A Wood Destroying Insect (WDI) Report is often required by lenders to be submitted when applying for a home loan, we recommend discussing this with your realtor or loan officer. Some lenders may even require that you correct any situations that make your home conducive to infestation. A complimentary WDI Inspection is performed during every Home Inspection it conducts.
What Our WDI Inspectors Look For
Moisture – Termites and other wood destroying insects build their colonies in the soil and are attracted to moisture. Standing water, gutters clogged with wet leaves and poor foundation drainage can all create an environment susceptible to wood destroying insects.
Wood Connecting Your Home To The Ground – These insects feed on cellulose found in wood and will leave their colony in search for this food. Having rotting firewood stacked against your home, tree limbs resting against your home or any other wooden bridge can create the perfect point of entry for insects.
Openings In Your Foundation, Roof or Walls – Wood destroying insects can find their way into your home through cracks.
Insufficient Ventilation – Dampness, and mildew are signs of poor ventilation and the moisture can attract WDI’s.