What tactics do fraudulent termite inspectors use?

In Alabama, residents treat termite infestations like the serious problem they are. Termites can ruin the value of a home in a matter of months. They can cause irreversible damage to your home, making it a nightmare to sell. Unfortunately, some people out there take advantage of this caution and fear. Here are some signs you might be facing a fraudulent inspection.

There are two main types of fraudulent inspectors. Both of them are trying to make a quick buck off of people who do not know any better. The first type are people who actually find damage and signs of termites on your property. They do not have the type of equipment necessary to handle them, though. You pay them to spray ineffective poison which creates more problems. It only kills a handful of termites, too. They take your money and leave you to deal with the destructive aftermath.

Other types of scammers are more dedicated to getting a target to pay. These scammers actually carry termites around, planting them as evidence on your property. They show you the termite they “found” and use that as reason to charge you for treatment and services. As mentioned above, these treatments usually do not work. You pay money for something that does nothing for your termite problem. The termites persist and continue causing damage.

Are you interested in reading more about termite litigation? Do you want to take a look at the true damage termites can cause? Are you curious about the way fraudulent exterminators lie about termite damage? You can visit the link here to view our web page on termite fraud claims if so.

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