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Fall Pest Prevention Tips

Just when you thought bug season was over, an influx of new pests start making their way inside your home. Fall is an active time of year for several pests that are searching for food, water, and warmth as the...
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6 Ways to Prevent Head Lice this School Season

School is back in session! Unfortunately, this means that lice are back too. Here are 6 ways to prevent the spread of lice & treatment tips for anyone infected with lice in your household. 1. Avoid Head-to-head Contact The most...
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Common Types of Roaches

There are several different species of roaches but only a few that you’ll see in the U.S. Here are the 2 most common types of cockroaches you’ll see inside your home and tips on how to get rid of them:...
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Well-Traveled Pests

These pests really get around! Here’s what you should be on the lookout for while taking summer vacations, visiting relatives, or when students return home from college, and tips on how to prevent these unwanted guests: Bed Bugs Usually come...
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5 Pests Problems When It Rains

Sometimes pest problems are worse after periods of rainy weather since rain can drive them out of their protective shelters or hiding places and leaves behind areas of standing water. Here are 5 pests commonly seen after rain and tips...
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9 Common Types of Spiders: Identification, Threats & Prevention Tips

1. BROWN RECLUSE SPIDER Environment: Woodpiles and sheds Closets, garages, and cellars Any places that are dry and undisturbed Favor cardboard indoors because it mimics tree bark Identification: Adults are 1/4″ to 3/4″ body length Dark violin shaped image on...
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Ant Identification & Treatment Tips

Because there are over 12,000 species of ants in the world, it can be difficult to determine what kind of ants you’re seeing in and around your home…which is an important step in getting rid of ants. Ants are social...
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Swarming Termites or Flying Ants?

Seeing “flying ants” around your home? They may not be ants. Spring is the season of swarming termites, which look similar to winged ants but have a few distinct, physical differences: 2 pair of wings – equal in length, straight...
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How to Prevent Fleas & Ticks

While fleas are most active in the summer and ticks in the spring and fall, flea and tick prevention should be a year-round effort to keep your pets a family safe from the associated health risks – skin irritation, inflammation,...
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8 Common Snakes in Tennessee

Here are 8 of the most common snakes you may encounter in Tennessee including identification tips, threats, and treatment recommendations: 1. Eastern Kingsnakes Eastern kingsnakes are large snakes, usually 3-4 feet long, shiny black in color with white or yellow...
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