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How Mice droppings could make you Sick

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Indoor mice may seem like nothing more than a nuance to some Cordova homeowners, while to others, just the thoughts of these pests scurrying about may make your skin crawl in disgust, and for a good reason. This time of year, it is common for mice to find their way indoors searching for food and shelter. Today on the blog, find out why finding mice droppings in your home could make you sick. Whether you have an occasional mouse or an infestation of these furry rodents, you likely will find evidence of their …

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Cordova’s most Dangerous Pests

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Spotting pests in your home may cause an increased sense of uneasiness or fear. Whether crawling bugs or uninvited rodents, dangerous pests may seem harmless because of their appearance. As the cooler temperatures begin to settle in this fall, pests start looking for warmer places to ride out the cold months. Your knowledgeable pest control company in Cordova, AAA Termite and Pest Control, is sharing details of Cordova’s most dangerous pests so you can protect your family and home. Rodents Although there are several animals classified as rodents, the two main rodents spotted …

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The Secret to Preventing Termites in your Memphis Home

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Termites are among the most notorious pests for causing millions of dollars in damages to homes and businesses every year. As they burrow and eat through wooden support structures, walls, and floors of your Memphis home, you may not know the termites are there until extensive damage has occurred. Our termite specialists in Memphis, AAA Termite & Pest Control, are sharing the secret to preventing termites in your Memphis home and help protect your investment. Identifying Termite Swarmers Even though termites can invade your home any time of the year, there are certain …

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What’s the Deal with Carpenter Bees?

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Warmer months brings flowers and trees, along with bugs and insects. Carpenter bees, which resemble bumblebees, are a hairless variety of bee that makes them different than the yellow hair covered bumblebee. You can often find carpenter bees buzzing around wooded areas such as the eaves or wooden supports of your home. Today on the blog, your leading pest control company in Cordova, AAA Termite & Pest Control, addresses the question of what’s the deal with carpenter bees. What makes a carpenter bee unique? Carpenter bees are solitary creatures with a smooth, shiny …

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Get the Lowdown on the Brown Recluse

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN You may have heard horrendous stories about a friend or acquaintance getting bit by a brown recluse spider. Even though it is one of the scariest species of spider, identifying them is not difficult. They have a tannish brown color with a shape on their back that looks like a violin or fiddle. Some brown recluse spiders could grow to about the size of a quarter, but most of them are smaller. To help you avoid a spider bite from a brown recluse, your leading pest control company in Cordova, AAA Termite and …

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Pest-Proofing your Pantry

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Digging through your pantry when preparing your favorite meal can uncover the presence of insects in your flour, spices, or other packaged foods. These pantry pests, also known as stored product pests, typically gather inside of or near pantry or cabinets. From merchant grain beetles and Indian meal moths to flour beetles and other insects, these pests are brought in your home without your knowledge. They are often inside unsealed bags and paper packaging. Therefore, your professional pest control company in Memphis, AAA Termite & Pest Control, shares some helpful tips for pantry-proofing …

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What Cordova Homeowners need to know about Carpenter Ants

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Ants are often referred to as annoying pests as they seem to sneak in your home and quickly become overwhelming. Since they have the affinity for congregating in the kitchen, it could cause concern for your food supply as ants can contaminate your food. Although some species do not pose an imminent threat, the carpenter ant is one example where your home could be significantly damaged. Therefore, your leading pest control company in Memphis, AAA Termite and Pest Control is sharing what Cordova homeowners need to know about carpenter ants so that you …

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Why Termite Extermination isn’t a DIY Task

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Termites are a widespread pest in the Memphis area that causes millions of dollars in damage to homes and businesses every year. With humid temperatures, termites find the climate inviting and secretly seek to establish their colonies in homes and businesses. When termites invade your home or business, you could attempt to treat them on your own with DIY remedies or over-the-counter chemicals. However, most DIY termite solutions do not work. Your leading termite control company in Memphis, AAA Termite and Pest Control is sharing why termite extermination is not a DIY task, …

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Tips on Avoiding Stinging Insects this Summer

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Summer is a time of year when you want to enjoy your backyard and patio. Unfortunately, it is also the favorite season of stinging insects. Having the freedom to walk around barefoot in your garden or allowing your children to play outside in the grass is key during the warm summer months. To help you enjoy your yard, your leading pest control company in Memphis, AAA Termite & Pest Control is sharing tips on avoiding stinging insects this summer. Types of Stinging Insects in Memphis Although this list is not exhaustive, here are …

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Get the Scoop on Carpenter Bees in Memphis

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Warm temperatures in Memphis means pests buzzing around in the air. Carpenter bees are commonly confused with their honeybee cousins and other stinging insects. However, there are significant differences in the carpenter bee’s body and behavior. Your leading pest control company in Memphis, AAA Termite & Pest Control, is providing the scoop on carpenter bees in Memphis, so you know which species is infesting your home or business. What does a carpenter bee look like? Carpenter bees come in various species, but the most common is between one to two inches in length. …