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The 4 Most Dangerous Pests in Memphis

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Hang up the wanted poster, pardner. While many pests that may infiltrate your home are harmless, certain pests pose a threat to humans. As the weather warms and these interlopers become more active, it is time to familiarize yourself with these varmints. That’s why, today on the blog, AAA Termite & Pest Control takes a look at the four most dangerous house pests you may encounter in Memphis. Fire ants This small, red ant possesses a venomous bite and a stinger on its rear segment that can sting repeatedly. Fire ants can be …

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How to Deal with Ants Invading your Home this Summer in Cordova

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Ants are fascinating creatures that play an important role in nature, but they can quickly become a nuisance when they invade our homes. If you’ve ever had to deal with an ant infestation, you know how frustrating it can be. Not only are they unsightly, but they can also cause harm to humans and pets if you disturb their colony or suffer from ant bites. However, generally, ants are more of an aggravation than anything, as they don’t spread diseases like other common household insects like roaches do. So today on the blog, …

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The Importance of Professional Mosquito Control

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN With temperatures already back in the 80s and the heat of summer still to come, warm weather appears to be back to stay in Memphis for another year. That sunshine and warmth brings an unwelcome consequence: mosquitoes. These flying, blood-sucking insects can leave itchy welts on your skin, making it difficult to go and enjoy the outdoors. You can take measures by yourself to try and repel  mosquitoes, such as citronella candles, installing mosquito-deterrent plants such as lavender or buying mosquito repellent spray in bulk. For the best results, we recommend investing in …

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How to Tell If You’re Attracting Termites to Your Home: Prevention Tips

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Termites, the silent destroyers, can wreak havoc on your home without you even noticing until it’s too late. Termites have an insatiable appetite for cellulose, which is abundant in wood, making it their favorite food source. Their feeding activity continues ceaselessly, day and night, throughout the year. These tiny insects cause structural damage and pose a significant threat to your property. Once termites infiltrate your home or property, they embark on a relentless journey, devouring everything in their path. In this article, we will explain how you’re attracting termites to your home and …

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7 Tips to Prevent Termites in your Memphis Home

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN With its moderate climate, Memphis is a popular destination for termites. These voracious insects can start swarming as early as February, due to the temperate weather. When it comes to termite control, prevention is the best strategy. It’s better to take steps now to deter them from your home, than it is to wait and have to deal with an infestation. That’s why your termite control professionals at AAA Termite & Pest compiled this list of seven tips to help prevent termites in your Memphis home. Tip 1: Watch for loose wood Termites …

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How to Handle an Ant Infestation in Memphis

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN What do ants and humans have in common? They are both social creatures. However, if you see ants skittering through your kitchen or bathroom, you have a problem. Where you see one or two ants you soon could see a long trail of many ants, foraging into your home in search of food. Worry not. Your Memphis pest control professionals are here to help you with this guide on how to handle an ant infestation. How does an ant colony function? A colony includes multiple types of ants, each of which has its …

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The Importance of Total Termite Control

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Five billion dollars. That’s how much property damage that termites are estimated to do each year. Do not let the small size of these insects fool you. They are a significant threat to a wide variety of structures and, because they are so small, they can remain hidden in concealed spaces for quite some time – all while building their colonies and devouring the structure of homes and businesses just like yours. There is no guaranteed failsafe method of protection against termites, but your best defense is termite control services, provided by a …

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Here’s How to Deal with House Spiders

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Do spiders give you that creepy crawly feeling? While most spiders are harmless to humans, that doesn’t mean you want them in your home. You may also have family members that suffer from a fear of spiders (aka arachnophobia), or you might have this fear yourself. That’s why, today on the blog, the pest professionals in Memphis at AAA Termite & Pest present this guide on how to deal with house spiders. What spiders are common to Memphis? Common species of spiders in Memphis, Cordova and the surrounding areas in West Tennessee include …

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Tips for Keeping Pests Out of Your Home this Year

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN The holiday season is behind us, and it’s a fresh new year. And while gatherings often result in good cheer, that’s not always the case. Bugs gathering or living inside your home is not a cozy and comfortable experience for you. It can send chills down your spine as a homeowner. Plus, some pest harbor and transmit diseases that could affect your overall health. The last thing you want to worry about or deal with is bugs like ants, spiders, roaches, and other common household pests. Therefore, today on the blog, we share …

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Cold weather pests to watch out for in 2023

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Frigid winter temperatures can naturally drive pests to find a more conducive living area that’s warm and safe from outdoor elements. Unfortunately, in many cases, your home is up for grabs and can become a hotel to unwanted and uninvited guests. Fortunately, through essential pest control services, you can drastically reduce pest presence in your home this winter. Our Memphis area pest control experts at AAA Termite & Pest Control share on the blog today the most common cold weather pests to watch out for in 2023. Plus, we provide a few extra …