10 Termite Scams: Consumer Beware

#7.  Overselling Fumigations



Fumigations are expensive and intrusive. Some termite companies will recommend a fumigation when drywood termites are found, regardless of the size or severity of the infestation. Oftentimes, fumigation is warranted where the evidence points to a widespread problem.

In many cases a traditional “local treatment,” like Cal Oaks Termite's
Foamigation™, could solve the problem, but in order to increase profits, companies recommend fumigations.