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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
With the onset of mosquito season here in Tennessee, now is the time to protect yourself and your family from mosquito bites and the diseases they carry. Here are 3 common mosquito-borne diseases you should be aware of this summer...
Spring has sprung! It’s the season of home cleaning, warm weather, sunshine, travel, and…PEST INVASIONS. Here’s what you can do to prevent and get rid of household pests this Spring. Seal Entry Points Common pest entry points – cracks or...
Unfortunately, bugs are a year-round nuisance. When the cool, fall temperatures turn cold, certain pests seek warmth, shelter, or food indoors – like ladybugs, box elders, stink bugs, caterpillars, moths, flies, crickets, rodents, and other wildlife like squirrels and raccoons. Before the...
Jody Millard Transitions to Northwest Exterminating