Frequently Asked Questions
Why Should I use Tiger Termite?
We provide honest, accurate inspections, safe effective treatments, and high-quality repairs. We stand behind our work and will add value to your home.
What Do You Do?
Termite inspections, termite treatments, termite damage repairs, Vikane fumigations, and pest control services.
Where do you go?
Inland Empire, Orange County and portions of Los Angeles County
When can you come out?
Monday through Saturday appointments are available.
Do you use Orange Oil?
Do you charge a termite inspection fee?
Onsite estimates and consultations are free in most cases, we also provide termite inspection reports for real estate transactions, escrow or refinances for a nominal fee. Restrictions apply. Call for details.
Do you offer a guarantee?
Yes, all work is 100% guaranteed, the length and terms depend on the services provided.
Do I need to wash clothing, dishes or countertops after having my home fumigated?
No, after a property has been certified there is no need to wash anything.
Will the fumigation damage my roof?
The fact is the vast majority of properties will have little or no roof damage at all.
Will the fumigation damage my exterior plants?
With proper planning and a quality fumigator, plant damage rarely occurs.
How long does the fumigation process normally take?
Normally two nights is all that is needed.
Does fumigation leave any residue?
No, once the property has been aerated there is nothing left behind.
What do I need to remove from my home while preparing for fumigation?
In general, all people, plants, pets and baby mattresses must be removed. All food and medicine must be bagged or removed.
Should I remove baby toys and/or pet toys?
Baby mattresses must be removed, but toys do not need to be removed.
Do fumigations kill other insects?
Yes, most insects will die during a fume; however, since there is no residue left behind new bugs can enter.
How will I know it is safe to re-enter my home after fumigation?
The property will be tested and certified safe for re-entry, and the crew will place a re-entry sign on the front door.
Kill All Drywood Termites Not Just Visible Ones
Need a effective way to control Drywood Termites without breaking the bank? Fumigation may be right for your situation. Vikane fumigations almost always cost less than so-called alternative treatment methods, and they are far more reliable in solving your termite problem. Fumigation kills all Drywood Termites in a structure, not just the visible ones. And since Vikane fumigations have no residual, you won’t have to wash dishes, furniture, clothing, or anything else after the fumigation is completed! You will come back to your beautiful home and be at peace, knowing the termites are gone and you have no extra work to do.
Prepare Your Home In Just 5 Easy Steps
- Read the documents provided by Tiger Termite.
- Remove people, plants, and pets from your home.
- Trim plants away from the house.
- Remove or bag up food and medicine.
- Take your two-day vacation, and you’re done!
- When you return you do not need to wash dishes, furniture, clothing, etc…
- Click here for more information: How to prepare for a termite fumigation
- Click here for Bagging instructions: What Needs to be Bagged before a Fumigation
- Click here for Vikane Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Vikane Gas Fumigant
- Click here for Occupant Fumigation Notice: Occupants Fumigation Notice