During a termite inspection, it is not always possible to find all termites, especially if they are hidden or have not yet caused visible damage. However, a professional pest control service will conduct a thorough inspection of your property to detect any potential termite activity and identify areas where termites are likely to be present.
The inspection will typically involve a visual examination of the exterior and interior of your home, including the foundation, walls, roof, and other areas where termites are likely to be found. The inspector may also use specialized equipment, such as moisture meters, infrared cameras, or borescopes, to detect hidden termite activity.
However, it’s important to note that even the most thorough termite inspection cannot guarantee that all termites have been detected. Subterranean termites, for example, can live underground and enter buildings through hidden access points, making them difficult to detect until significant damage has already been done.
If you suspect you have a termite infestation, it’s important to contact a professional pest control service as soon as possible to inspect your property and determine the best course of action to prevent further damage. Regular inspections by a professional can also help detect potential termite activity before it becomes a serious problem.