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4 Tips for Controlling Spiders in your Memphis Home

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Spiders may not be bothersome to all homeowners, but people who dislike them share a passionate disdain for these unwanted pests. In most cases, spiders mind their own business and pose no danger to humans. However, a spider-infested home is intolerable, no matter how you feel about the eight-legged invaders. Therefore, our experienced Memphis pest control technicians at AAA Termite and Pest Control share four tips for controlling spiders in your Memphis home. Spider Types in Memphis Most spiders in your home are harmless. Although some poisonous varieties can sneak inside, most spider’s …

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Should you buy a House that had Previous Termite Damage?

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN When the housing market has multiple homes to choose from, you may struggle to reach a final decision. Among many characteristics of each property, the results of your termite inspection report should be a crucial element in your decision-making process. Of course, the mere presence of termites alone is not necessarily a deal-breaker. Still, it should receive consideration before you invest a significant amount of time or money into any property. Therefore, our Memphis area termite control company, AAA Termite & Pest Control, shares factors you should consider before buying a house that …

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5 Ways to tell that you have Roaches in your Cordova Home

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Cockroaches have been around for years, and they find their way indoors in search of food, water, and shelter. They don’t distinguish a fancy house from an old home, and they even have been spotted in some of the cleanest homes. Seeing one or multiple roaches scurrying through your kitchen is enough to make most people’s skin crawl. But unfortunately, where there’s one, there’s many more lurking behind walls and appliances and underneath flooring. It’s even possible to have a roach infestation without seeing any. So today on the blog, we share five …

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How to Avoid the Dangers of Stinging Insects this Summer

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Summertime means backyard gatherings for parties, celebrations, and barbeques. Even if you have a screened-in porch or covered patio, you’re likely to encounter stinging pests this summer at some point. Stinging pests such as wasps, bees, and hornets often build nests underneath patio furniture, in the eves of your home or porch roof, on playground equipment, or other structures left unused for any length of time. Unfortunately, people unknowingly disturb stinging insects, which results in getting stung. For some people, a wasp or hornet sting is just a painful disturbance, but it could …

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What to know about the New Dangerous Mosquito Species

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Enjoying a beautiful summer night outdoors often gets interrupted by pesky, biting mosquitoes. Unfortunately, mosquitos are incessant and can be such a nuisance that it alters the ambiance of your outdoor event or relaxing time. Additionally, mosquitoes can carry a wide variety of diseases transmitted to pets and humans, sometimes causing more severe health problems than an itchy rash. The Memphis mosquito control experts at AAA Termite and Pest Control share on the blog today what you need to know about the new dangerous mosquito species and how to protect your family outdoors …

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What’s a Termite Letter and when do I Need One?

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN If you’re buying or selling a home, whether it’s your first time or not, you’re likely to encounter unfamiliar terms and rely on your real estate expert for advice. A common term used in real estate transactions is a termite letter. But it may also be referred to as a termite inspection report, termite real estate report, or wood destroying insect report. Regardless of the name, these letters refer to the inspection of wood-destroying organisms and may address other insect infestations or damage to a home or real estate structures. Other wood-destroying organisms …

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What are Earwigs, and How can I get rid of Them?

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Noticing a creepy-crawly pest in your home can send shivers through your body. Even though not all pests are harmful, they can still cause mental discomfort for some homeowners and prompt an immediate search for a quality pest control company. Fortunately, our professional Cordova pest control technicians at AAA Termite and Pest Control share the information below about earwigs so that you can not only identify the pests but also understand how to eradicate them from your home. Earwig Characteristics Earwigs have a brown or black body with a leathery exoskeleton appearance measuring about ¼ – 1 inch …

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10 Tips to Prevent Termites in your Memphis Home

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Termite damage costs homeowners in the United States an estimated $5 billion annually. These wood-destroying insects can infest homes and wooden structures without you knowing until significant damage has been done. Termites often cause severe damage to homes while remaining undetected unless you have regular termite inspections or a termite warranty from a quality pest control company in Cordova. While enlisting the help of a pest control company is a definite way of preventing termites, there are other steps you can take to protect your home. Today on the blog, AAA Termite & Pest Control shares 10 tips to prevent …

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How Common Pests could make your Family Sick

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Finding pests in your home can cause a general uneasiness. Unwanted pests can become more than an unsightly nuisance. Unfortunately, pests can impact your family’s health as well. Pathogens, disease, and allergies are some of the conditions your family may face when you have a pest infestation. The expert pest control company in Memphis, AAA Termite & Pest Control, explains how common pests could make your family sick and what you can do to reduce harmful rodents and insects in your home. How pests quickly spread disease Pest infestations strike concern in homeowners because of damage …

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Why do I get Spiders in my Cordova Home?

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Spiders that silently sneak into Cordova homes are often met with a rolled-up newspaper, shoe, or flyswatter when handy. Usually, when homeowners notice the creepy-crawling pests, an uneasy feeling quickly follows that can be unsettling. Although spiders are one of the most common household pests, seeing more than usual could indicate a more complex situation. The Cordova pest control experts at AAA Termite & Pest Control explain how spiders get in your home and how to eliminate them effectively. Why do spiders want to come indoors? Contrary to popular belief, spiders do not …