Kilpex services to Realtors, home buyers or sellers:
Homeowners who are selling their homes are often required to get WDO inspections performed on their properties before any transactions can take place. We can provide you the appropriate inspection and WDO inspection report for these purposes.
What is a WDO Inspection?
When obtaining a mortgage or a mortgage guarantee to finance the purchase of a home, you most likely will be required to obtain a Wood-Destroying Organism (WDO) Inspection by the bank, mortgage company or guarantor (FHA, VA, HUD, etc.). Although commonly referred to as a “termite inspection” or a“ clear letter”, a proper WDO Inspection looks for evidence of infestation by termites (both subterranean and dry wood types), wood decay, wood-devouring beetles, evidence of past infestation, damage to wood, or conditions conducive to infestation, and evidence of past treatments.
By having a thorough WDO inspection, you can ensure your home is free and clear of wood destroying organisms , and get a clearance report from us. During the course of our inspection Kilpex technicians are trained to be looking for signs of damage or giving you double the protection when combined with your official WDO Inspection. In addition to inspection and standard treatments, we use the most advanced techniques including equipment to measure moisture and wood density
WDO KEY POINTS
- Don’t rely on the WDO report alone.
- Ask questions.
- Obtain documents on termite treatment history and copies of protection contracts issued to the property.
- Maintain an Active Termite and WDO Protection contract on the structure after the purchase.