A termite damage claim can help you recover your home after an infestation. Termites are tiny insects that can cause big problems for homeowners. If termites have taken over your home, we can help.
We know dealing with pest control companies is enough to worry about. At Exodus Public Adjusters we can handle your homeowners insurance claim. This way you can take care of your family’s safety and worry less about the financial burden and tricky insurance policies.
Discovering Termite Damage
If you find termite damage in your home, you should call a pest control company immediately. Most termites are harmless to humans but they can destroy your home and valuable assets. If termites have been eating away at your home, it’s important to act fast. Knowing and catching the warning signs of a termite infestation early can help prevent further and more extensive damage in the long run.
Signs of Termite Damage
Sometimes termite damage is not obvious at first and can be hard to detect. However, there are warning signs that termites have been feasting on your home. Look for these signs:
- Sagging Floors or Ceilings
- Muddy Tunnels Near House Foundation
- Missing or Damaged Wood that appears holey
- Termite Droppings in Your Home that look like sawdust
- Piles of termite wings near windows and doors
The truth is termites and termite damage can be hidden from view, this makes it difficult to know you have termites until the damage is extensive. Termite infestation can be extremely difficult to detect. Pesky termites like to eat the wood inside the structure of your home, so termite damage is not noticeable.
Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Termite Damage?
If you have damage to your home from termites, for example poor foundations or ceilings, it is important to know what is covered in your specific homeowners policy. The public adjusters at Exodus can help you to navigate the difficult policy and fine print.
Don’t pay for those repairs or replacement services until you know for sure. Exodus will help you understand your policy and understand what is, and what is not covered by your policy.
How Do I Protect My Home From Termites?
It is essential that inspections be carried out on a regular basis. Try not to store firewood near a home as it attracts termites and other pests. Keep wooden buildings in an enclosed environment and have a stored shed. Remove dead trees near your home for termite prevention. These prevention measures can save you from hefty repair expenses. Prevention is better than cleaning up.
Should I File a Termite Damage Claim?
If termites have damaged your property, you should speak to a professional at Exodus immediately. You will want to know if you have coverage and can be compensated by your home insurance and file a claim. The damage caused to your home could be dangerous and will only worsen if left untreated.