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Termite Letters Should be part of your Home Buying Process

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West Tennessee has a warm, humid climate. This makes for mild winters but also makes the area a breeding ground for termites and other wood-destroying insects. These subterranean insects can be overlooked if you are in the midst of buying a home, but they shouldn’t be. Your Memphis pest control professionals at AAA Termite and Pest Control are here to explain why a termite letter should be part of your home buying process.

If you are a homeowner or you currently are looking to purchase a home, you need to be aware of the profound threat to your property that is posed by termites. These pests do about $11 billion per year in property damage. Termites’ preferred feeding source is rotten wood, so it could be quite some time before you notice any visible evidence of termites in your home. They can stay hidden in walls and floors. By the time you do start seeing termites, it often can be too late to prevent catastrophic damage being done to your home.

Remember even recently built homes can suffer termite damage, depending on if the underlying structure was infested or if the wood used to build that structure was left out in the rain longer than it should have been—which can make it attractive to termites. Termites also can threaten older homes, as well as homes in foreclosure.

It does not matter if you are buying a new home, an older home, or one that is in foreclosure. A termite clearance letter should be a necessity in your home buying process. This letter serves as a written verification that the structure has been inspected by a pest control professional for termites and wood-destroying insects—and that none have been detected either in or around the property. A termite clearance letter usually is good for up to 30 days—long enough for you to close on the home. After that point, the responsibility for termite protection falls to you, the homeowner, who is encouraged to hire the services of a pest control company in Memphis like the professionals at AAA Termite and Pest Control.

If you are buying a home in the Memphis area, call on AAA Termite and Pest Control to perform a termite inspection. We can identify signs of the presence of termites that go unnoticed by the consumer. We assess every aspect of the structure and property with care, making notations of any problem areas. We also offer our clients a worry-free termite warranty. This means that your home will be treated and guaranteed free of any termites or wood-destroying insects. These warranties can be transferable to new owners, which makes your home more attractive to future potential buyers.

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No amount of risk is acceptable when it comes to termites. To learn more about how AAA Termite and Pest Control can help give you peace of mind when purchasing a home or keep your new home safe from termites, give us a call at (901) 737-7378.

AAA Termite and Pest Control is proud to serve the termite and pest control needs of homes and businesses in the areas of Cordova and Memphis in West Tennessee.