The Importance of Home Moisture Control

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN A little moisture in your home may seem like no big deal, but nothing could be further from the truth. Water can seep into your home in various ways, including leaks, bathroom showers or even cooking. Especially right now, during the hottest months of summer, humidity is at its highest outdoors. That means that …

Managing Mosquitoes at your Next Cookout

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN If you’re planning to host a cookout this summer, you’ve most likely got a guest list of family and friends–and that list does not include mosquitoes. No one wants their backyard barbecue ruined by buzzing bugs and itchy welts on their skin. Although mosquitoes are determined to put a damper on the party, your …

Are Stink Bugs Dangerous?

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN Stink bugs can be scary if you don’t know anything about them but their slightly threatening name. The invasive brown bugs look and sound a lot scarier than they actually are, though. Keep reading as the Murfreesboro pest control experts at Ameri Care Services explore the topic of whether stink bugs are dangerous. What …

5 Warning Signs of Termites

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN Did you know that the standard homeowner insurance policy does not cover damage from termites? That’s a scary fact to know, especially when you also consider that termites do $5 billion dollars in damage each year and the average cost per household to repair damage is thousands of dollars. Now, consider that termite damage …

Where Do These Ants Come From?

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN Warm weather is here, and that means insects of all kinds begin to make their yearly emergence. Ants are no exception to this, and they will begin to infest your home in a heartbeat. Anywhere there is a possible food source, ants will be there to chow down on any and all crumbs available. …

How Weather can Affect your Foundation

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN Summertime is here, and that means a higher likelihood of severe storms in Nashville and the surrounding area in Middle Tennessee. With heavy rain and fast winds, these storms can cause serious damage to the foundation of your home. If any foundation damage goes unchecked, it can cause far more expensive and difficult problems …

Dealing with Fruit Flies

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN Fruit flies are harmless, but can be worrisome pests for homes and businesses throughout Nashville and the surrounding areas in Middle Tennessee. Once fruit flies make their way into your home, they can be quite difficult to remove. That’s why the pest control professionals at Ameri Care Services put together this guide to deal …

Get the Facts about Spiders in Nashville

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN Research from the Cleveland Clinic estimates that about 15% of the population suffers from arachnophobia, or the fear of spiders. People who are skittish of these eight-legged arachnids can become especially upset when spiders infiltrate their home. Spiders aren’t the most dangerous pest you could have hanging around, though, and learning about the way …

How to Find the Right Company to Waterproof your Basement

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN Contrary to popular belief, basements are not inevitably damp and musty. Rather, a damp basement is a sign that something is wrong, and for a variety of reasons: it can create mold, destroying anything that is stored, it can wreak havoc on walls and floors and it can cause unpleasant smells. Wet basements should …

When is the Best Time to Waterproof your Basement

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN It has almost become commonplace in the United States that basements are going to be damp and musty smelling. While it’s considered a “normal thing,” it is not supposed to be. Water in the basement is not a fact of life but a sign that the basement is in disrepair. This water is, at …

Air Quality in the Home

Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN For most people, home is a sacred space in which everything is under one’s own control: company, noise, temperature and surroundings can all be selected to produce the environment that is most peaceful, welcoming, relaxing, and safe. But another important element is ensuring the home’s air is clean. What are some signs that it …

Get the 411 on Mice

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN Mice are destructive, especially through their gnawing (the word “rodent” comes from the Latin word rodere, “to gnaw”). They carry bad smells, especially through their waste. They can be dangerous: they gnaw on electrical wires, causing a fire risk; they are known to carry certain illnesses, like hantavirus, and they are often accompanied by …