West Nile Virus in Tennessee

West Nile Virus makes its appearance in Tennessee at some point every year. Nashville Metro Public Health officials have alerted that the West Nile Virus has been found in mosquitoes in their area. Metro Public Health Department’s Pest Management Division has its first positive tests of West Nile after trapping mosquitoes near the intersection of…

Buggiest Cities

FAIRFAX, Va. – The summer months usher in warm temperatures and plenty of sunshine, however, the season also brings with it plenty of bugs. While pests are problematic across the country, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), compiled the list of the “Top 10 Buggiest Cities,” which will leave residents buying repellent in bulk and…

Where do Brown Recluse Spiders Live?

Brown Recluse spiders are pretty common in our area of Tennessee, as well as the rest of the Southeastern United States. Yet, there are many misconceptions about them. And certainly many misidentifications for the brown recluse spider. First: What Does a Brown Recluse Spider Look Like? We covered what the recluse looks like in another…

How to Kill Bed Bugs

There are a lot of companies out there that will charge you a lot of money to kill bed bugs that have invaded your home or workplace. Often they do only half the job and you will continue to have problems with bed bugs. So what should you know about how to kill bed bugs?…

Bed Bugs Everywhere

The National Pest Management Association in partnership with the University of Kentucky surveyed a national sampling of pest management professionals to find out that bed bugs are indeed everywhere. Bed Bug Research Executive Sample Once again, the pest management industry has explored a topic that leaves most Americans very uncomfortable: bed bugs. Though the public…

Bed Bug Awareness Week

With summer travel season quickly approaching, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) has declared June 7-13 as Bed Bug Awareness Week to remind the public that vigilance is key to quelling a potential bed bug infestation this summer. We are proud to take part in this important public education effort and encourages travelers to brush…

Do It Yourself Pest Control

We share a lot of tips, advice, and tricks on this website on how to help prevent pests from disrupting your life. We thought we’d put together a listing of some of the things that you can easily be done today to help prevent pests. NOTE: Nothing is full-proof and guaranteed. We guarantee our services,…

Protecting Pets from Fleas and Ticks

With the return of warm weather, everyone wants to spend more time outdoors—including household pets such as dogs and cats. Like people, pets are also at risk for the serious health complications that can arise from tick and flea bites. Pet owners need to take the necessary precautions to protect their pets this spring. Fleas…