Orkin Termite/Moisture 'Control' — orkin scams the elderly!
21 years under contract with orkin for termiate and moisture control — when my contractor came out and pulled the carpeting from my living room floor and the linoleum from my kitchen floor - he found the subflooring and joists completely destroyed by termite destruction and moisture. The floor had actually begun to cave in because of the damage. Three calls to orkin's 800 customer service line, and finally the local rep called and came out to 'inspect.' he advised the termite damage was old (I have had the coverage for 21 years~) and he further stated that its was pre existing.
Question: how and why would a company write a contract for termite and moisture control if there was pre existing damage caused by the very perils they purport to protect against? What have I have been paying for all these years???
Also, over the last 21 years, why havent the technicians noted any damage during their annual inspection??? So, since the floor was caving in in april 2010, according to orkin logic, the damage must have occurred in april 2010 - since the technician inspection in february 2010 revealed no damage. Obviously, any way you look at it - old damage or new, im covered!
Unfortunately, orkin does not wish to pay for repairs to my premises - the very premises I paid thousands to protect for over 21 years. Im 81 years old, and its very obvious that I have been scammed.
I will be utilizing an attorney and the media for a breach of contract action to recover my damages at this point. Do not ever make the colossal mistake of contracting with orkin — just take a look at other complaints - including those from former employees. They do not provide service, they hire anyone with a pulse who can pass a drug test, and they will not honor their contractual obligations.
Has anyone else encountered this problem? Please feel free to correspond with me: [protected]@aol.com.
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