The importance of Timber Pest Inspections

Whether you’re buying, selling or renovating your home, it is important to get a timber pest inspection done on the property. A timber pest inspection aims to find any potential damage caused by pests such as termites and wood borers or conditions around the property that could encourage pest infestation in the future.

A professionally trained timber pest inspector will help you become aware of these pests’ activities so you deal with them right away to protect your biggest investment.

Here are 3 reasons why timber pest inspection is important.


1. Help save you on repair costs

Hidden termites and other timber pests can do extensive structural damage to properties. If left unchecked, the cost of repairs will exceed the cost of prevention.

With the help of a timber pest inspection, you will be able to detect these pests early. In doing so, you save yourself time and money in the long run especially when such damages are not covered by insurance.


2. Can help boost your home’s value

If you’re a homeowner, regular timber pest inspection must be part of your routine home maintenance. This is to help you become aware of your home’s condition so if you pick up any termites or timber pest activities, you address them in a timely manner.

In this way, you preserve the value of your home and at the same time have that financial and emotional peace knowing that your home is safe from termites and timber pests.


3. Prevents risk on your investment

Whether you’re planning to buy or sell a property, it is important to get a pest inspection done first.

For the buyer, it is better to know the full condition of the property so you make informed decisions before committing your money. For the seller, it will boost your credibility and strengthen your sale position.

Want to know more about how timber pest inspections or have an expert inspect your property? Contact our expert team today.


Article by: 

Martina Gaunala
Supervisor Technical & Training

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