New rules for termite contracts effective 7/1/06. These rules make termite companies more accountable for their services to repairs.
- Contracts must specify which type of contract is covered subterranean or drywood or both. Also contracts that do not cover Formosan termite must say so.
- Treatment stickers on the home must specifiy if full treatment or spot treatment performed.
- Companies must treat for termite no later than 90 days after evidence of infestation and 180 day for mulit unit - such as a condo.
- Companies must also repair structure from termite damage if the company is aware of it.
Courtesy of Orlando Sentinel 7/7/06.