Choosing a termite professional
Before choosing a termite professional, you may wonder, do you “need” a termite professional? Yes, and here is why.
Termites cause $5 billion in damage per year to homes in the United States. FIVE BILLION DOLLARS IN DAMAGE, PER YEAR.
Doesn’t insurance cover termite damage?
Rarely. Termite damage is considered preventable through “home maintenance.” In the simplest terms, if you could have prevented it, you should have.
Do your research
When choosing a termite professional it is important to do your homework. States regulate and require that termite technicians be licensed. However, some companies do the minimum required to satisfy those regulations.
Constant training at Lawn and Pest Solutions
Weekly meetings and occasional class settings provide Lawn and Pest Solutions pest techs with the most up to date information and training available. We choose to provide additional training in order to provide the safest and most effective termite protection to our customers.
In addition to training our technicians, our licensing requires ongoing training for management. Being a select provider of the Sentricon System requires even more training and in-depth knowledge of termites. So not only are our techs getting more training, our management is required to have ongoing training. All of this education is a part of being licensed to provide the Sentricon System for our customers.
What is a termite contract?
Before you sign a contract, make sure you fully understand the details and pricing. Don’t be afraid to ask your technician lots of questions.
At Lawn and Pest Solutions, a termite contract includes:
- An interior AND exterior inspection of your home.
- A full treatment as defined by state regulations. This can be a liquid application that is trenched and injected into the soil around your foundation, or a bait station application around the perimeter of your home.
Your termite contract should include:
- type of application performed
- products used
- diagram of the structure treated
- cost for the initial treatment and ongoing annual inspections.
Annual inspections must include:
- interior AND exterior inspection of your home
Please note: If your current provider comes by and hangs an invoice once a year, you have not received a proper inspection.
Prevention is the best medicine.
When choosing a termite professional, we make it pretty easy. Avoid the costs and headaches of repairing your home with a Termite 360 program from Lawn & Pest Solutions. Check out our Ask Paul termite playlist if you have any questions!
Contact our office any time of day or night and let us schedule a visit to your home or business. Our company offers the best termite and pest control services! Lawn and Pest Solutions serves the North Mississippi and Memphis, Tennessee areas.