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Termite Inspector CT: Carpetner Bee Damage

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Termite Inspector Carpenter Bee DamageTermite Inspector CT: Carpetner Bee Damage. Carpenter bees usually construct nests in exterior wood such as siding, fascia boards, trim, and log homes. A round holeĀ is chewed in the wood surface then a tunnel is bored, usually at 90 degrees to the entrance.

The tunnels that are constructed by the female carpenter bee in CT may be re-used and made larger year after year. This tunneling eventually weakens the wood. (more…)

Who Pays for CT Termite Inspections in FHA Loans?

Monday, July 15th, 2013

Termite Inspections FHA CT Who Pays?Who Pays for CT Termite Inspections in FHA Loans?

Connecticut FHA loans offer low interest rates and flexible credit requirements to make achieving home ownership for CT residents more affordable.

To ensure buyers are investing in a quality home, FHA requires that the borrower hire a licensed termite inspector to ensure the property meet certain standards. (more…)

Termite Inspector CT: When does Termite Season Start and End?

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Termite Seaston CT Termite Inspector ConnecticutTermite Inspector CT – When does Termite Season Start and End? Termite season in Connecticut does not have a set beginning and end, as termites are active year round. The season when termites are most visible is typically March to November.

While termites in CT typically are not visible year round, they can damage your house any month of the year which is why calling a termite inspector if you see any signs of activity is very important.

Termites eat material that contains cellulose, such as wood, roots, plant debris, paper or cardboard. Termites can gain entrance into a structure through any part of the wood frame in contact with the ground, through openings in the foundation around pipes and conduits or through cracks in the foundation.

Termites can enter through cracks that are no wider than 1/64 of an inch. Subterranean termites, which are the termites we have here in CT, require moisture to survive. They create mud tubes to obtain access to a structure that is above ground. (more…)