How to Protect Your Home and Family from Roof Rats

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The thought of rats lurking inside your home is enough to make anyone’s skin crawl. As roof rats travel in search of food and shelter, they may stumble across an opportunity in your home or neighborhood. To avoid roof rats coming inside and getting comfortable, learn more about their habits and how to keep them out of your home.

What Are Roof Rats?

Roof rats can grow up to 10-12 inches and are brown, black, or gray. The distinguishing feature ...

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10 Beneficial Insects You Don’t Want to Get Rid Of

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Not every insect is bad. In fact, our world and ecosystem wouldn’t be the same if insects didn’t exist.

Many insects offer inherent value to our ecosystem through pollination and even pest control. Before you grab the swatter, don’t forget these ten beneficial insects serve a good purpose in your yards and gardens.

Ladybugs

Ladybugs are commonly known by their red shell and black spots. They are helpful at fighting harmful agriculture pests such as aphids ...

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Stinging Insects You Need to Be Concerned About

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Stinging insects are concerning not only for the pain of their sting, but also because they can cause severe allergic reactions for some people. If a reaction occurs, visit an emergency room immediately and always carry epinephrine.

In Tennessee, we have a range of insects known for their sting. Learn about the top stinging insects you need to be concerned about in Memphis and our best tips for how to handle them:

Paper Wasps

Tennessee hosts several ...

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10 Fun Facts About Termites

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Have you ever found the world of insects interesting, or even frightening? While termites can cause great damage to homes or property, they lead an interesting life and serve an important role in the outdoors.

Get to know a little more about the fascinating life of termites with these 10 fun facts.

1.    Termites Play an Important Role in the Circle of Life

While we don’t want them in our homes, the great outdoors is a better ...

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Top 5 Pest Control Myths

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Pests are often mistaken creatures because no one wants them hanging around long enough to learn their patterns or behaviors. In the same way, pest control tactics are often surrounded by falsities and myths that need debunked. Before you believe these myths as truths, we’re exposing the top five pest control myths so you can understand the difference.

MYTH #1: Pests Are a Sign of an Unsanitary Home

While pests and rodents are often more attracted to dirty ...

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10 Outdoor Pest Control Tips for Summer

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June kicks off the summer months, and for many, this means vacationing and spending more time outside with family and friends. The only problem is the warm weather also brings unwanted guests such as mosquitoes, yellow jackets, ants, flies, and more.

Summer insects are more prevalent in specific areas and are often attracted to barbecues and outdoor gatherings. Flies, yellow jackets, and ants are drawn to barbecue fare while mosquitoes become active at dusk.

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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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4 Ways Pests Are Killing Your Memphis Home’s Equity

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Pests are more than a nuisance to your personal peace and comfort. Many cause damages to homes that eat away at your home’s value. Worst of all, pest damage is often not covered by home insurance.

Damage caused by many pests is not always obvious. For this reason, pests are often allowed to roam untreated. By the time a homeowner notices the damage, it’s a lot more expensive to fix.

Learn about the hazards caused by Memphis’ most common pests so ...

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