The Best Way to Clean up after a Mouse Infestation

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN What do the Black Plague, hantavirus, Lyme disease, salmonella, and typhus all have in common? Mice and rats have been known to spread these harmful diseases. Rodents are carriers of diseases and spread these maladies through their bites, feces, or the bites of fleas and ticks that then bite humans or pets. This is …

Tips on dealing with a House Mouse during the Holidays

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN The holiday season is a time when you want everything in your home to be perfect. Unfortunately, that vision can come crashing down when you find an uninvited house guest. Mice enter homes searching for shelter, food, and water, especially during cold seasons. Although small, a mouse can be hazardous to your family, guests, …

Crawl Space Insulation FAQ

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN Does your home have a crawl space? A well-maintained crawl space can be an asset to your property. It helps regulate the temperature and improves the air quality inside your home. A poorly maintained crawlspace, however, can lead to problems. That’s why you should consider insulating your crawl space. You probably have questions about …

Are Termites Active During the Winter?

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN According to long-term meteorological forecasts, for the second straight year, “La Nina” conditions are expected this winter in Middle Tennessee. When it comes to limiting the risk of pest infestations during the winter, the colder the weather, the better. In this article, Ameri Care Services, a Murfreesboro termite control company, examines just how active …

7 Tips to Avoid getting bitten by a Brown Recluse

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN Spotting a spider in your home can cause panic, especially if you only get a glimpse and are unsure if it’s poisonous. Although house spiders are typically harmless, it is the opposite when speaking about the brown recluse. The presence of a venomous and potentially deadly brown recluse should encourage the homeowner to take …

5 Undeniable Signs of Roaches in your Nashville Home

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN Cockroaches are no strangers to humans. We’ve dealt with these pesky disease-carrying insects for years. They prefer to live where the food supply is plentiful and with access to shelter for egg-laying. However, cockroaches or roaches make their way indoors at times. People often associate roaches with dirty, old homes. But the fact is …

The Lesser-Known Issues with Dirt Crawl Space Floors

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN Homeowners worldwide can experience issues with their crawl space area that majorly affect their home’s indoor air quality. Those with dirt crawl spaces may have several common problems, but additional complications exist for homes with little to no protection. Our Nashville professional crawl space company, Ameri Care Services, shares on the blog today the …

Controlling Ants in your Home this Fall

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN Changing seasons from warm summer weather to cold fall days nights prompt common pests, like ants, to search for new winter homes. Some ant species seek a new residence where food, water, and warmth are available for survival as the cold temperatures replace warm days. Unfortunately, when you have cracks or crevices in your …

5 Reasons to Opt for Year-Round Termite Treatments

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN Termites are known to thrive and swarm during the hot, humid spring and summers here in Tennessee. However, it’s a common myth that termites (and other pests) die off during the winter. Termites actually just burrow deeper into the ground or inside your home, destroying it without your knowledge. Wood-destroying insects cause approximately $30 …

Tips on Dealing with Spooky Pests this Fall

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN Household pests can be more than just a nuisance to homeowners. Some pests carry and transmit diseases, while others may infiltrate your pantry and packaged food and leave evidence of their presence behind, like chew marks or feces, ruining your belongings and contaminating your food. From creepy spiders to mice that fright, pest control …

The Truth about Crawlspace Vents

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN The crawlspace in your Nashville home may not be at the forefront of your mind, but it is a crucial element in your safety and health. The barrier between your home’s floor and the earth functions as the lungs of your house due to the air pressure naturally drawing up from the lowest levels. …

4 Smart Ideas for Preventing Spiders in your Murfreesboro Home

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN Spotting a spider in your Murfreesboro home may cause a terrible scare. While most people despise these eight-legged creatures, spiders prefer to mind their own business and usually aren’t harmful to humans. However, when you have a spider infestation, it could be challenging to deal with it. Therefore, Murfreesboro’s pest control experts at Ameri …