5 Types of Roaches Found in Nashville Homes and How to Get Rid of Them

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN The typical Nashvillian response to finding cockroaches in a home or business is gasping and screaming or squealing loudly. Whether it’s because cockroaches can survive in freezing temperatures or they can live for a week without a head, most businesses and homeowners prefer not to encounter the species. However, thousands of cockroach species have …

Is a Damp Crawlspace to Blame for your Allergies?

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN Many homes are built over a crawlspace partly because it’s cheaper and quicker to build than a basement. However, crawlspaces are notorious for collecting moisture and developing mold and mildew. While you might not think about the condition of your crawlspace, you should. A damp crawlspace can lead to wood rot, attract pests, and …

How to Avoid Bed Bugs while Traveling

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN Summertime is just around the corner, which means it’s almost time for vacations. You’ve probably spent months planning your getaway, from saving for your trip to planning your stay, activities, and dining options. And, you want your trip to go smoothly, and we certainly hope that it does. But there is one thing that …

How to Prepare your Home for Termite Season

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN When is termite season in Nashville? Now! Termite season usually begins around the beginning of spring and may last as the temperatures warm well into summer. While termites are active year-round, the chance of getting termites in your home increases during the swarming season. Most homeowners don’t seem to worry about termites, although wood-destroying …

Nashville Pest Control Company shares how to get rid of Ants

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN Springtime brings favorable weather and open windows for fresh air. But with the weather change comes the chance for more bugs, especially ants. Ants are common household pests in Nashville homes, and they can quickly infest your home. So today on the blog, one of the best Nashville pest control companies shares how to …

5 Ways to tell that your Crawlspace needs Attention

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN Homes are often built over a crawlspace, which adds a buffer between the ground and the home and helps support the entire structure. Unfortunately, building codes haven’t been updated in decades, and crawlspaces aren’t all that they are cracked up to be. Crawlspaces often are the culprit for moisture damage, mold, and mildew growth …

7 False Claims about Termites

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN It’s no secret that termites are bad news for homeowners. Wood-destroying insects are prevalent in Middle Tennessee, destroying homes and other wooden structures, costing thousands or more dollars in repairs. But unfortunately, even with known risks, homeowners leave their homes vulnerable to termite destruction each year because of false claims like termites are only …

Top 4 Ways to Pest-Proof your Garage in Nashville

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN If your garage is like most people’s, it’s messy, dirty, and probably buggy. Spiders, ants, and rodents tend to prefer garages because they are easy to access, there are many places to hide, and usually isn’t a lot of commotion. But as homeowners, your garage doesn’t have to look like it’s decorated for Halloween …

7 Springtime Pest Control Tips

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN Springtime is a season of warm temperatures, blooming flowers, and time for short sleeves. But unfortunately, it’s also when pests emerge from dormancy and become active. Whether they are ready to mate, hungry, or looking for shelter, unforgiving winter conditions could create more desire for them to enter your home. Therefore, our Nashville pest …

3 Crawlspace Moisture causes and how to Fix Them

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN Water under your home can create devastating damage and reduce your home’s value. Both can contribute to mold, wood rot, pests, and other animals, whether you have standing water or high moisture levels. In most cases, the damages are extensive and expensive. Therefore, our Nashville crawlspace experts at Ameri Care Services share on the …

Are Mobile or Manufactured Homes Susceptible to Termites?

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN Termites are sneaky pests that can live inside walls, underneath the flooring, and other unseen areas, causing millions of dollars in damage to homes and businesses worldwide. Although most people are familiar with termites entering site-built homes, some potential home buyers may wonder if they can have termites when purchasing a mobile or manufactured …

Is There Such a Thing as Good Spiders?

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN A radioactive spider once bit Peter Parker, and Spider-Man was born. Despite the arachnid origins of one of the most beloved superheroes in popular culture, many people are creeped out or downright afraid of spiders. Are you one of them? Rest assured, you’re not alone. You also should know that not all species of …