New Webinar Schedule Coming Soon
WDOs and Invasive Insects
Learn how to identify wood-destroying organisms including dampwood termites, subterranean termites, carpenter ants, moisture ants, and more. New insect pests are always arriving in the Pacific Northwest. We will discuss identification of exotic pests, including Asian Giant Hornet, and their potential impact to structures. Speakers: Becky Maguire, WSU Urban IPM and Dr. Chris Looney, WSDA Entomology
Home Inspections and Structural Pest Inspections: What is the difference?
Discuss the differences and similarities between home inspections and structural pest inspections. Review WSDA rules and safety-reminders including PPE and how to know if there has been a pesticide application. Speakers: Steven Smith, King of the House and WSDA Pesticide Compliance
Keeping Buildings Dry
Moisture is everywhere and when it gets into our houses it can do a lot of things. Discuss the Energy codes and building science. Learn how moisture can harm a structure and lead to pest invasion, such as moisture ants and other wood destroying organisms. Speakers: Michael Lubliner, WSU Energy Program and Larry Stamp, Cameo Home Inspection