About the Termite or (WDI) Certificate

Termite Inspection Basics

About the Termite a/k/a  Pest Inspection, Wood-Destroying Insect (WDI) Certificate   

What – Inspection for activity and/or damage from the presence of any and all wood-destroying insects. Termites, Powder Post Beetles, Carpenter Ants and Carpenter Bees all destroy wood.

Who – All buyers and sellers of any home that is not brand new should request this inspection.   Condos that are not on the ground floor usually do not require a Certificate.


–   Your mortgage company will require a clear Certificate.

–   The sellers usually agree to repair and treat before you purchase.

–   Issues can be major

–   A clear Cert is a one-year warranty from the pest company that issues it.

When   –  For Buyers: bundle it in with your Home Inspection.

–  For Sellers: inspect at the time of listing.

How      – When scheduling the Home Inspection, we seamlessly arrange for a qualified company to inspect for Termite/WDI.

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