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Your Pet’s Food Could be a Magnet for Rodents

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Mice are fascinating creatures. They can enter homes through an opening as small as a dime. Often, these disease-borne rodents are searching for food and shelter, and your home may just be the perfect fit. If you have pets, though, their food could be attracting rodents into your home. Here’s how to know if your pet’s food bowl is a magnet for rodents in Memphis. Do mice eat dog food? Mice are omnivores, which means they are attracted to protein-rich foods or foods containing fat. While they prefer seeds and grains, mice will …

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Get the 411 on Mice

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Finding a mouse in your home can generate feelings of uneasiness and disgust. Having these critters crawl around in your kitchen, pantry, or bedroom can certainly cause concern about the spread of germs and diseases that could make your family ill. Mice are one of the worst pests you can have in your home as they are very unclean and transmit diseases. From climbing in dumpsters and trash cans to leaving their waste where they sleep, mice can undoubtedly be a health concern as they carry diseases and can contaminate food sources. Top-rated …

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Tips on choosing a Pest Control Company in Cordova

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN At the first site of pests in your Memphis home or business, it can cause grave concern, or at the very least, make your skin crawl. Pests can spread diseases, damage your property, and even bite or sting you or your pets. Professional pest control treatments can protect your family against these unwanted intruders. However, a quick Google search will have you up in arms at deciding on the best pest control business in Cordova. AAA Termite & Pest Control wants to share with you some quick tips on choosing a pest control …

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Winter Pest Prevention in Cordova

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Have you questioned whether you need pest prevention services in the winter? What about the different ways to prevent winter pests in your Cordova or Memphis home or business? Are winter pest prevention methods safe for children to be around? AAA Termite and Pest Control has answers to these questions and is ready to partner with you in achieving your winter pest prevention goals! Do You Really Need Pest Prevention in the Winter? According to the National Pest Management Association, Americans spend more than $4 billion per year just to get rid of …

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Bug Bad Guys (Part 2)

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN On our last blog, we talked about the ways that Hollywood has portrayed bugs as villains. We’ll conclude our review of villainous bugs this go around. AAA Termite & Pest Control is a business built around bugs. We have seen what these insidious evildoers do. That’s why we decided we should do our homework on the way pop culture has been infected by bugs. Flies Flies aren’t hard to kill necessarily, but they’re everywhere. It seems like once you have one, they can magically appear and buzz on and around your food just …

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Bug Bad Guys (Part 1)

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Fear or disgust? This is a question that pertains heavily to bugs right now. Do you have a phobia of bugs? This is known as entomophobia, and while many people fear bugs, science thinks we might be getting our wires twisted. In Chapman University’s 2016 Survey on American Fears, 25 percent of respondents said they were afraid of insects and/or spiders. That’s more than the number of people fearful of becoming the victim of a violent crime, germs, or even dying. However, a closer look indicates that most people were afraid of bugs …

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6 Reasons to get Professional Pest Control Treatments during the Holidays

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN The holidays are coming, and the pests want to join your party. As the temperatures begin to drop this fall, the bugs and pests will be looking for a warm place to call home. Inside your home or business is the perfect place for them to call home for the winter season. Now is the time to protect your home from these invaders this holiday season. Even if you don’t see pests such as cockroaches, fleas, ants, mice, and spiders, they can still lurk in the warm crevices of your home without you …

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Will my Homeowner’s Insurance cover Termite Damage?

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Homeowner’s insurance is intended to provide peace of mind that protects you and your assets in the event your home and property are damaged. A typical homeowner’s insurance policy covers damage from fire, theft, windstorms, hail, and lightning strikes… but what about termites? The answer can be complicated, so the experts at AAA Termite and Pest Control want to help you understand this issue. Even though termites do an estimated $5 billion in property damage each year in the United States alone according to the National Pest Management Association, your standard homeowner’s policy …

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The Danger of Super Termites in Cordova

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN You may know that there are two common species of termites in Tennessee: the subterranean and the drywood. However, there’s another more destructive type of termite that is becoming increasingly prevalent in the United States: the Formosan termite, also commonly referred to as “super termites.” Formosan termites are most common in Florida, but this species also has been found in Tennessee on a handful of occasions. Your termite professionals in Cordova at AAA Termite and Pest Control want to educate you as to the dangers of these super-termites. Super-termites move fast, breed quickly, …

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Don’t let Pests ruin your Tailgating Fun

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN For some folks, there are only two seasons throughout the year: football season and waiting for football season. Guess what? Football season is back in full swing. If you live for game day, you’ll probably be choosing to celebrate during this joyous time of the year. And by celebrating we mean the traditional football feast and gathering: a tailgate party. Tailgating is the time when we gather our friends, colleagues, cohorts, and rivals to enjoy a smorgasbord of foods and drinks in abundance in honor of our mighty team that so playeth on …