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4 Things We Wish Everyone knew about Pest Control

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Year-round pest control is the best way to control spiders, ants, and other bugs inside your home. But there are a lot of misconceptions surrounding pest control, the best products to use to kill bugs, and whether professional pest control treatments are worth the money. So today on the blog, our pros share four things we wish everyone knew about pest control. Year-round treatments are worth the money Many homeowners believe that pest control treatment should be a one-and-done kind of thing. But unfortunately, pest control doesn’t work that way. Controlling pests requires …

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Pests to Look out for this Spring in Cordova

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Spring is here, which means warmer temperatures and more daylight hours. We also enjoy beautiful blooms and a colorful landscape as nature seems to awaken and come alive again. However, spring is also a time when we see more pests. Ants, flies, termites, and stinging insects emerge and can quickly ruin your outdoor fun or invade the inside of your home. So today, on the blog, our experienced pest control company in Cordova wants you to know which pests to look for this spring and how to keep them from infesting your home …

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Spring Cleaning Tips to Reduce Pests Inside your Home

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN The arrival of spring often motivates homeowners to spend their weekends cleaning their homes. From removing old decorations in the attic or garage to deep cleaning the baseboards throughout the house, your efforts can help reduce pests in your home. Today on the blog, our Cordova pest control experts at AAA Termite & Pest Control share spring cleaning tips to reduce pests inside your home. Kitchen Ants are the most common pest in kitchens since there is ample access to food and water. If your kitchen has sticky residue from spills, crumbs on …

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Expert Advice on Preparing for Termite Season

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Spring marks the official beginning of the termite swarming season. Although termites are active year-round, male termites leave their existing colonies to mate, forming termite swarms. Next, these swarms look for a place to call home, which could be yours! Termite swarming season usually begins around the first of spring and may last into late fall as warm temperatures continue. You may or may not spot a termite swarm because termites remain well hidden within walls, flooring, and inside structures where they find a constant food source – wood. Unfortunately for homeowners, your …

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What Does it Mean if I have House Centipedes?

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Encountering centipedes in your home may cause alarm and uneasy feelings. Although their 15 pairs of legs may seem like fifty when you’re surprised at the sight of them hanging out on the wall, house centipedes are harmless as they cannot pierce the skin, nor do they have venom to inject to cause harm. However, Memphis homeowners should understand why an increased centipede population occurs, why it’s a cause for concern, and how to control it so that they can protect their homes. Therefore, our Memphis pest control company, AAA Termite and Pest …

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3 Signs you need a Termite Inspection

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Termites are tiny pests that can invade your home year-round and hide within your home’s structure, potentially causing thousands of dollars in damage. Whether you notice termites inside your home, on your property, or are purchasing a new home, a termite inspection can help give you peace of mind. Therefore, our Memphis area termite control experts at AAA Termite & Pest Control share three signs you need a termite inspection so that you can protect your home against wood-destroying insects and maintain your investment. You Notice Infestation Signs Uncovering signs of a termite …

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What’s the Difference Between a Mouse and a Rat?

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Mice and rats are considered rodents and look similar but are often confused with each other. Both carry and transmit diseases to humans and can be harmful to your health, chew through wires causing an electrical fire or destroy your personal belongings with their feces and urine. However, there are distinguishing differences between these two common rodents in Memphis. Today on the blog, AAA Termite & Pest Control shares how to tell the difference between a mouse and a rat so that you can better prevent them from invading your home or business. …

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4 Types of Ants that Invade Memphis Homes

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Did you know that there are more than 10,000 known species of ants? If ants are infiltrating your home in Memphis, you don’t need to find an entomologist (that’s a scientist who studies insects). You just want them gone, no matter the species. Properly identifying pests invading your home is the first defense against controlling unwanted bugs. So today on the blog, our Memphis pest control experts came up with this guide to four types of ants you’re most likely to find inside your home. Argentine ants This species of ant was originally …

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5 Proven Tips to Control Mice inside your Home

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN The weather can be frightful this time of year, which means rodents find your home quite delightful. Like any warm-blooded creature, rodents are drawn to potential sources of both heat and food—especially during the winter. However, rodents represent a problem because of the damage they can do, the health risks they pose, and their rapid reproduction rate. Even a small crack in your wall, window, or door can be an entry point for rodents. You want to have a warm and welcoming home, but mice and rats aren’t on the guest list. That’s …

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What type of Cockroach is living inside your Home?

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Spotting a cockroach inside your home can send chills down your spine. These disease-borne insects have been around for thousands of years, and they won’t be going away any time soon. Unfortunately, that means that roaches make their way indoors when their current situation isn’t working out, or they are in search of food and shelter. Pest control treatment for cockroaches is most effective when you know which time of roach you’re dealing with. So today on the blog, our Memphis pest control techs share what type of cockroach could be living inside …