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Going on Vacation? Here’s How You Can Prevent Termite Damage While You’re Away

Wow. August is already here, and summer vacation is still going strong. Before time runs out and you’re sending kids back to school, there’s a good chance you’ll be doing some last minute traveling. But—don’t head out the door before considering what We all know termites eat wood. It’s one of life’s well-known truths. In […]

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It’s Swarming Season! Here’s How to Keep Your Home Safe From Infestation

Here in Southern California, it’s hot; it’s sticky. It’s also swarming season for Drywood termites. As you’re busy keeping cool, termites are gearing up for expansion. Colonies are reaching capacity and are now on the hunt for new lumber on which to lay their eggs. Now, if you see termites buzzing around your home, that […]

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An Extension to Your Home – Take Care of Those Decks!

Not only is the deck the perfect chill-out zone for summer afternoons—great for throwing back a few cold ones and soaking up some rays as burgers sizzle on the grill. It’s also a major boost to the value of your home—turns out, home buyers of all stripes love their decks. According to Home Remodeling Magazine, […]

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May is Deck Safety Month

As the summer weather starts to shine, homeowners start planning their summer barbecues. Before you start inviting friends over to hang out on your deck, let’s go over the different areas of a deck and their purpose to help you understand the areas to inspect to make sure your deck can handle all the fun! […]

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East VS. West – Damage Caused to Your Home

San Diego, California, is a beautiful place to own a home. We have perfect weather year round and you just can’t get much better than that. The down side would be with the sun shining for most of the year, our homes take a beating. Sunlight is the major cause of damage to a number […]

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Choosing the appropriate contractor for your specific job

A contractor can be a great asset for your wood damage repairs as long as they specialize in wood damage repairs like Best Rate Repair and Termite. Before you hire just anyone, you will want to make sure they are licensed and reputable. Hiring the right contractor for your job can make the difference when […]

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How to Inspect Your Home for Moisture Damage

    Believe it or not we San Diegans have to worry about moisture damage to our homes. Sometimes moisture damage is quite evident, and can be easily spotted by the untrained eye. On the other hand it can also be a very subtle problem that creeps up on you. Moisture damage can wreak havoc on a […]

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Happy Holidays from the Best Rate Family

Happy Holidays from everyone at Best Rate Repair & Termite. We hope your holidays will be filled with joy and laughter through the New Year. During this season, we take time to reflect upon the good things we have… like our partnership with you. We would like to express our sincerest appreciation for the trust […]

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Deck at sunset

May Is Deck Safety Month – Is Your Deck at Risk of a Collapse?

A well-built deck should be a fun and enjoyable part of your home; a place to host family barbeques, curl up with a good book on a cool morning, or watch the sun set in the evening. Unfortunately, even though your deck feels sturdy under your feet, it may not be as safe as you […]

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How to Protect the Exterior of Your House From Wood Rot During This Crazy El Nino Season

The normally chipper weathermen and women on the local San Diego news channels have been banging the drums of war for the last few months. “El Nino is coming!” they’ve cried. And so it has come, drenching San Diego in buckets of rainfall that doesn’t show any sign of letting up. This super storm system […]

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