Why should Wood Repairs be Completed Prior to a Fumigation

lumber1Have you ever heard about a fumigator falling through the roof as they were putting the tarp on for a fumigation? Weak and unstable roof sheathing can cause a fumigator to fall through the roof and cause serious injury. This is one reason it is a good idea to have wood repairs completed prior to a fumigation.

Did you know that in the Repair & Termite industry it is common knowledge to have any and all wood repairs completed prior to a Fumigation? As a Repair & Termite company we know how important it is for a homeowner to stay on top of their investments and how hard we work to make it possible to afford these upkeep’s. We want to help you understand what it means to have a fumigation done on your property and how to get a complete kill of Drywood termites. On the first day the tent goes up and the gas fumigant is introduced. Fans will be strategically placed to insure full circulation and complete penetration through the wood members killing any active Drywood termites. Then once the tent comes off the structure and the property has been deemed free and clear for re-entry you can return to your home. The eradicating process is completed. Thus meaning if you were to start the wood repairs after the fumigation is complete, we cannot guarantee that the wood received from the lumber yard is free and clear of active termites or fungus and now you’re at risk to be right back where you started. The only way we can guarantee that your home would be free and clear of active Drywood termites is having the wood repairs completed prior to the fumigation. Though the likely hood of getting infested wood from a lumber yard is minimal it is still possible.

Another good thing about having all wood repairs done prior to the fumigation process is once the fumigation is done you can get back to living your life without any contractors working on your

 

 

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