A termite inspection costs $75 to $150 on average. When combined with a whole home inspection, services to check for termites are only $50 to $100 extra. If termites are found, then annual or ongoing termite inspections and treatments cost $500 to $2,000 for a termite bond.
A termite treatment costs $330 to $820 on average for a basic exterior treatment.
A termite inspection is worth it for:
During a termite inspection, you should expect the specialist to:
A termite inspection takes 30 to 45 minutes on average or up to 2 hours for large homes or properties. The total time depends on the property size, site conditions, and accessibility.
Signs that you need a termite inspection include:
You need to get a termite inspection every 1 to 2 years on average, or you can wait up to 5 years if you live in a very cold and dry climate where termites are rare. However, if you've had termites before, then get a termite inspection every 1 to 3 months for up to 1 year after the treatment.
You should prepare for termite inspection by:
Call an exterminator or termite specialist to get a thorough termite inspection. Before hiring:
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