Sunday, March 8, 2009
Here are some things to consider before you can estimate a termite treatment cost.
Are you looking for some information on a termite treatment cost? What goes into figuring out what the termite treatment cost would be? Chances are you found this little article because you have some concerns about termites. So let’s look into some of the things that go into determining termite treatment cost. The cost of the job can be affected by many different things. It can include how long you've had the infestation, just how bad the infestation is and weather or not there are structural issues.
The size of the house has to be considered as well. Is the house or building two stories or not? All of these factors must be considered. There is more that goes into determining the termite treatment cost than you may think. Without seeing the building you are going to have treated it's really impossible to get an accurate estimate of the cost.
Did you know that Some Formosan termite colonies can eat two pounds of food a day. WOW! That could mean in a year you could be missing 700 pounds of wood! Aren't you glad you don't have a large colony of termites like that, or do you? It kind of makes you think “maybe the termite treatment cost isn't so bad” when you consider the cost of repairing the damage termites can do.
Here are some other things that go into a termite treatment cost. Is the building a one family or two family house? Is the building a commercial structure? Do you have a finished Basement or an unfinished basement or no basement at all? How long have you noticed signs that you may have termites? Is it less than a year, one to three years or is it more than that?
Some drilling may be required so do you have easy access to the outside walls of your house or building? Where do you see most of the termite evidence, is it in one or two places or more? Do you see activity on the inside or outside of your house or building? Do you see any mud tubes going up the side of your structure? I know it's a lot of questions but these are the kind of things you should be ready to answer when it comes to calculating the Termite treatment Cost.