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Termite Inspection Checklist
Termite Inspection Checklist
Inspection score
79.31%
Failed items
4
Created actions
1
Property/Site/Client
North House
Conducted on

10th Jan, 2020

3:05 PM PST

Prepared by
Paul Smith
Location
E Suncrest Rd Anaheim Hill and Canyon Area CA 92807 United States (33.84955327609349, -117.7961596071193)
Failed items
4
Termite Inspection / Points of Entry
Points where soil comes into direct contact with wood, particularly untreated wood
No
Termite Inspection / Points of Entry
External foundation walls (Look for mud tubes)
No
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Termite Inspection / Interior
Joints, cracks, and expansion joints in the foundation (Unusual blistering in paint or wall surfaces, discoloration or staining on walls or ceilings may indicate water leaks, which can decay wood and aid termite infestation)
No
Termite Inspection / Interior
Clear of discarded wings from swarming alates (flying termites)
No
Notes
I remember a swarm two months ago and didn't think much about it. The termites I found today could be the result of that swarm that I ignored.
Actions
1
Termite Inspection
4
1
79.31%
Are the following clear of termite infestation or damage?
Termite Critical Areas
87.5%
Mulch beds
Yes
Wood piles
Yes
Tree stumps
Yes
Timbers
Yes
Wood fences
No
Notes
There are mud tubes connecting from the old fence to the foundation.
Wood decks or porches
Yes
Wooden posts sunk into the soil
Yes
Trees and shrubbery
Yes
Exterior
1
83.33%
Foundation of the property, garage, and other points with exposed wood that connect with the soil
No
Notes
Foundation on the south-west of the property
Photos
Actions
To do
Hello Shine, Our North House's south-west foundation, the one where we had the same termite infestation 3 years ago, has termites again. Please contact the same pest control guys we had then.
Attached porches, patios, sidewalks, areas near kitchens and bathrooms
Yes
Windows, door frames, and utilities (air conditioning pipes, gas and electric services) where termites may enter
Yes
Wood eaves and guttering (also check for leakage or wood rot)
Yes
Exterior electrical meter or fuse boxes on walls
Yes
Wood materials near swimming pools
N/A
For properties of pier and beam construction, check the area between the floor and the underlying soil (crawl space). Examine the inside of beams, chimney bases, hearths, or piers.
N/A
The point where the floor and wall intersect
Yes
Points of Entry
2
77.78%
Points where soil comes into direct contact with wood, particularly untreated wood
No
Areas where surface water, or wet soil, contacts or is very near the structure
Yes
Areas where foundation material has degenerated and become permeable, cracks in slab, and expansion joints in slab
Yes
External foundation walls (Look for mud tubes)
No
Photos
All wood members in subfloor (if present)
Yes
On ground earth-filled patios (High-risk areas)
Yes
Trellises which touch the soil and are connected to the house
Yes
Flower planters built against the house
N/A
Patio steps in contact with the soil
Yes
Area around heating unit/s (Warmth is conducive to termite development)
Yes
Interior
2
66.67%
Patios, doors, window facings, baseboards, and hardwood flooring
Yes
Attached earth-filled patios
Yes
Joints, cracks, and expansion joints in the foundation (Unusual blistering in paint or wall surfaces, discoloration or staining on walls or ceilings may indicate water leaks, which can decay wood and aid termite infestation)
No
Plumbing or utility pipes that enter the foundation or flooring (Check floor coverings for raised or split areas)
Yes
Inside roof void attic
Yes
Clear of discarded wings from swarming alates (flying termites)
No
Notes
I remember a swarm two months ago and didn't think much about it. The termites I found today could be the result of that swarm that I ignored.
Moist mud tubes and broken mud tubes that get repaired later indicate an active termite tunnel.
Completion
Comments/Recommendations
Foundation on the south-west of the property has signs of a new termite nest. That same area had a termite infestation around 3 years ago. Urgently need to contact the pest control to treat and make sure the rest of the property do not have other pests.
Inspector Name and Signature
Paul Smith
10th Jan, 2020 3:19 PM PST
Media summary
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