Our Top Tips for Keeping Your Memphis Business Pest Free

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Roaches, bed bugs, ants, and termites — these are just a few of the common pests that we see when we visit Memphis businesses to do perform professional commercial pest control services.

These pests are not only annoying, they have the power to close down a business for health reasons. While we’re thrilled to help our fellow Memphis businesses out, we know you’d rather not have to contact us to begin with!

Fortunately, there ...

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Ultimate Mosquito Control and Prevention Guide

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While we long for warm, summer days, the change in season can also bring unwanted pests like mosquitos. Itchy welts left behind from their bites aren’t the only thing making American’s skittish. The threat of contracting viruses like the West Nile virus or Zika virus is also a big concern.

To guard your yard and protect your family this year, learn more about mosquitos and use the following tips to control and prevent ...

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What to do If You’ve Been Bit by a Spider: Symptoms, Signs & Treatment

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Have you ever gotten a bug bite but had no idea what bit you? Mosquito bites are fairly common and recognizable. But what about a spider bite?

All spiders have fangs and some spider fangs can break through human skin and inject venom causing harm. Spider bites most often occur in self-defense when a spider feels trapped, such as in a boot or in your sheets. While most spiders are harmless and irritation ...

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Know the Signs of a Termite Infestation

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By the time many homeowners discover termites on their property, they’ve probably been there for a while. The sooner you can spot a termite issue, the better chance you have of avoiding expensive structural damage and repairs. It’s estimated that Americans spend nearly five billion dollars on termite damages each year.

Termites are small, soft-bodied insects that feed on wood. The two main types of termites include:

  1. Subterranean Termites: Generally found ...
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Why Restaurants Need to Make Pest Control Their #1 Concern

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When working in the restaurant industry, it’s critical to have proper pest control systems in place as pests can be a serious health hazard to customers. Pests can also result in a significant monetary loss for restaurant owners due to damaged property, food products going to waste, or from health code violations.

Rodents are capable of chewing through wires, containers, furniture, and other structures inside your restaurant. If pests are visible or seen by your ...

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Pest Identification: Fleas

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Nobody likes discovering fleas in their home. While they are often brought inside by the family pet, fleas enjoy feasting on any warm-blooded body and leave little red bites to prove they were there. If you’ve experienced a flea infestation in your home, learn more about these pests, including what you can do to get rid of them and how to keep them from coming back.

What Are Fleas?

Fleas are parasites that feed on the blood of ...

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Top 10 Invasive Species in Tennessee

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Invasive species are animals, insects, plants, or diseases that rapidly take over and have the potential to harm existing ecosystems, human economy, and even human health. These species are usually, but not always, non-native to the area. They disrupt by dominating a region’s wilderness area or habitat.

Tennessee is home to several invasive pests threatening the local habitat. The following are the top ten invasive insect species to watch out for.

Southern Pine Beetle

The southern pine ...

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How to Get Rid of Carpet Beetles

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Discovering adult carpet beetles and crawling larvae in your home is never a good sign. While carpet beetles can be common in homes, they are persistent pests whose feeding habits can damage your property if not remedied early. Learn more about the nature of carpet beetles and how to get rid of them.

What Are Carpet Beetles?

There are two main groups of carpet beetles:

  1. Black Carpet Beetles: Adult beetles are ...
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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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