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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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Deck at sunset

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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A Builder’s Review Of Arcadia Patio Covers

I’ve been building and installing patio covers for homeowners throughout San Diego for over a decade, and usually one of the first questions I ask a new client is, “how much sun do you want?” Some homeowners prefer a solid patio cover that gives them plenty of shade during the hot summer. Other homeowners embrace […]

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Stay Cool In Spring With A Patio Cover

In many other parts of the country, spring is the time of year when the snow begins to thaw, and the temperature slowly climbs from its winter lows. Here in San Diego, there isn’t much thawing going on. In fact, our springs can get a little toasty, especially in the afternoons if you live inland […]

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Is Your Patio In Shape For Spring?

We’ve had another beautiful and mild winter in San Diego, but spring will be here soon. Spring is still the time renewal, rebirth and longer days. I don’t know about you, but spring is also the time I really start itching to spend more time outside, especially on a gorgeous weekend. Spring is the time […]

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