Pest Control in the Healthcare Industry: The Highest Standard Begins with Prevention

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Pests in healthcare facilities literally add insult to injury. The last thing a sick or injured person needs while recovering is annoying and disease-carrying pests! If a facility has pests, pest control should be initiated immediately.

But pest control involves a much bigger picture than just bringing in commercial pest control services or “exterminators.” Rather, it involves what we might call a culture of pest control.

In other words, healthcare staff need ...

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Memphis TN Pest Control FAQs

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Pest Control in Tennessee

Tennessee is a land unto itself. Residents and visitors alike are drawn to the immense wild beauty, awesome attractions, and rock n’ soul attitude the Volunteer State affords. But the attraction for people is also an attraction for pests of all kinds into homes and businesses. How do you know the pest control company you’re trusting around your family and pets is reputable? How do you know their treatments are effective? With more than two decades serving ...

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Roach Control: 5 Tried And Trusted Ways To Protect Your House From Roach Infestation

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Did you know that cockroaches carry more than 30 species of bacteria in their gut and cuticle alone? That these microorganisms they ferry about include E. coli and Salmonella?

As if that’s not enough, these arthropods also give some types of viruses and parasites a ride to wherever! That wherever, unfortunately, can be your home.

And if you live in Memphis, TN, your house can be part of the 15% of homes with a roach infestation. That high rate puts ...

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Wasp Nest Identification: What to Do When You Notice Wasps Nests

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Wasps are the last nightmare you want in your home. A paper wasp sting is caustic and burning an experience you don’t want.

The Schmidt pain list suggests that pain from tarantula wasp ranks on level 4 while paper wasp ranks level 3. If you notice a wasp or a large number of them, they’re enemies that you should get rid of. Begin with their habitat also known as the wasp nest.

In a single season, a typical wasp nest can ...

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What Pest ID Services Can Tell You About A Pest

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There are many creatures that can be considered pests when they enter, reside in or infest your home. When these things occur, your first desire as a homeowner is to remove the pest from your property, and we are here to help make that happen for you and your family. A survey found that 84% of homeowners experienced a household pest problem in the year prior to it, so you certainly aren’t alone.

However, correct identification of the pest but occur before ...

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The Ultimate Restaurant Cleaning Checklist to Keep the Pests Away

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The movie Ratatouille was cute, but no one wants a rat in their kitchen in real life, no matter how “helpful”. Unfortunately, because kitchens and restaurants are stocked with food, it’s going to attract unwanted critters at some point if not kept clean.

Here’s your ultimate restaurant cleaning checklist, to help you keep the pests at bay and keep your customers coming back for more.

Daily Duties

The day to day responsibilities add up and if kept up, they will ensure ...

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What’s Bugging You? 11 Common Memphis Household Pests (And How to Get Rid of Them)

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Your home is the host for between 32 and 211 different types of bugs.

Does that bug you? If so, you’re not alone. Unless you chose etymology as your career, you probably aren’t interested in face-to-face contact with bugs or pests of any kind.

We get it, although bugs are kind of our thing.

Knowledge is power when it comes to bugs in your home. Learn about 11 common household pests and what you can do to keep them out of your home.

1. Flies

One of the ...

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Protect Your House: How to Prevent Pests from Destroying Your Home

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Knowing how to prevent pests from entering your house is an absolute must for any homeowner. Having pests can take away from your sense of well-being and security, and can throw you into depression

They can also cost you financially, as you will have to spend money replacing food and drinks that pests have ruined. 

Once these pests get in, they are very difficult to kick out. Depending on the types of pests infesting your home, you’ll need to take different measures ...

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Is Something Scratching? What to Do if There are Mice in Your Attic

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Think mice scuttle in your attic?

It’s not uncommon and rodents are among the most prolific pests in a home. The most common happens to be the house mouse. A female house mouse can give birth to half-dozen babies every three weeks.

While they look cute, mice are devastating as they can damage your home with holes and chewed wires.

They are also capable of spreading diseases. Among the health risks associated with such rodents include salmonella, leptospirosis, and even Hantavirus.

To ...

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What’s Eating My House? 7 Signs of Termites All Homeowners Should Know

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Every year, termites cause more than $5 billion worth of property damage to homes all across the country. And unfortunately, the cost of completing termite-related repairs is almost never covered by homeowner insurance.

With these things in mind, it’s very important for homeowners to be on the lookout at all times for signs of termites. If you even suspect that you might have a termite infestation on your hands, you should contact a termite control company right away and have them come out ...

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