Pest ID: What are Clover Mites and How Do You Get Rid of Them?

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While their name resembles that of luck, there’s nothing lucky about finding clover mites in your home. These tiny insects can quickly become a big nuisance when discovered indoors. Learn more about what makes these little insects tick and how to avoid them.

What Are Clover Mites?

Clover mites are oval-shaped, dark reddish-brown pests smaller than a pinhead. They have eight tiny legs with two front legs longer than the other six legs. Their long legs are often confused as the ...

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Pest Identification: What is a Silverfish Bug?

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Have you ever woken up to a silverfish in your bathroom sink? Or have you ever moved something and a silverfish darted across your floor? Though small, silverfish are fast and creepy enough to give anyone the heebie-jeebies.

But what exactly are silverfish and can they cause harm? Learn more about this interesting insect and what to do if you see them in your home.

What Are Silverfish?

Silverfish are small, wingless insects that get their name from a silvery light grey coloring ...

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Understanding the Difference Between Insects and a Pests

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Do you have a pest infestation problem? Or are do you have beneficial insects around your home? And more importantly, how can you tell the difference?

While there is some relationship between pests and insects, not all insects are pests. Some insects are beneficial to our ecosystem and to humans whereas pests are not.

What Are Pests?

In the dictionary, a pest is defined as a destructive insect or animal that attacks crops, food, livestock, etc. Pests ...

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Best Plants to Have in Your Home that Get Rid of Pests

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Are you interested in natural ways to keep pests out of your home? Certain houseplants can do the trick. Not only can plants deter pests, indoor plants offer significant health benefits. They can reduce pollutants in the air, boost your mood, and help you think better and smarter.

When selecting indoor plants for your home, don’t forget to think about pests. Some plants attract them while others do a better job of keeping ...

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How to Prevent, Control, and Eliminate Stink Bugs in Your Home

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Fall has officially arrived when the leaves change, the mornings are crisp and cool, and the seasonal smells of pie and cinnamon fill the air. The downside of this season is when the weather cools and stink bugs arrive. These pests can be an unwelcome addition and an odorous nuisance in the home.

Stink bugs frequently enter homes when the weather gets colder in search of a warm place to stay through the winter. When they find ...

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When is it Okay to DIY Pest Control and When to Call a Professional

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Some pests can be easily exterminated or discouraged from being inside your home with natural methods and common store-bought products. However, not every pest issue can be managed with DIY methods alone.

Here we’re helping you identify when a pest issue can be handled on your own and when to call the professionals to get involved.

When It’s Okay for DIY Pest Control


Tiny Sugar Ants

Do sugar ants invade your home in the spring or summer? ...

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Cockroach Prevention Guide – How to Stop Them Before They Start

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Cockroaches are easier to prevent than exterminate. Understand cockroach habits and keep them from being attracted to your home or business by using simple, preventive measures.

Even the cleanest homes or buildings can be susceptible to cockroaches without prevention. Use this as a guide to stop cockroaches before they start.

Prevention Starts Outside the Home

Roaches come inside in search of warmth, water, and food. The first line of defense is preventing ...

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Complete Guide to Eastern Subterranean Termites

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Eastern subterranean termites are common in Tennessee and can damage structural timber in homes or buildings. Damage typically results from years of unknown infestations. Use this resource as a guide to understand eastern subterranean termites avoid structural damage to your home or business.

Eastern Subterranean Termites – An Overview

Subterranean termites are social insects and live in large colonies with thousands or even millions of termites. These termites are a serious concern to homeowners with older homes. Over time, a colony of ...

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Spring Pest Control Advice for Memphis Homeowners

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Finally, winter is nearly over and spring is here! While spring brings the budding of new life, cheery flowers, and warmer temperatures, it also brings spring pests.

Common springtime pests can cause infestations for Memphis homeowners if not taken care of early. The following are the top spring pests Memphis homeowners should avoid.

Bees & Yellow Jackets

Bees, and more specifically, yellow jackets, are common in the spring. They search for places to build their paper nests made of chewed up cellulose materials ...

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6 Major Pest Control Mistakes Homeowners Make

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From ants to termites, mice and bed bugs – no one likes uninvited pests entering their home. But when you discover a pest in your home, what’s your first reaction? It may be to grab a can of ant spray or leave traps with bait.

While some of these solutions can help, it may not treat the problem. Keep these six pest control mistakes homeowners make in mind the next time you find pests where they don’t ...

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