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Can Termites Return after Treatment

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN If you have had termites infiltrate your home, and then received treatment from a Memphis pest control company, you probably will be concerned that termites will return. You are right to be worried. Termites can come back, and if your home already has sustained damage from these pests, it will be even more vulnerable to a major infestation. Don’t let this happen to you! Follow these tips from your Memphis termite experts at AAA Termite and Pest Control to prevent a repeat infestation of termites in your home. Hire the right pest control …

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Scare off Cold-Weather Pests this Halloween

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville TN Spiders are a popular motif in Halloween decorations but did you know that, at that time of year, you are much more likely to encounter the real thing? Your Memphis pest control experts at AAA Termite and Pest Control want to educate you on the potential dangers of cold-weather pests, and how to scare away these pests this Halloween. Spiders reach maturity during the fall season, meaning they tend to be especially active by October 31. In most climates, the moist and cool temperatures during that time of year make this prime time …

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Termite Letters Should be part of your Home Buying Process

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville  TN West Tennessee has a warm, humid climate. This makes for mild winters but also makes the area a breeding ground for termites and other wood-destroying insects. These subterranean insects can be overlooked if you are in the midst of buying a home, but they shouldn’t be. Your Memphis pest control professionals at AAA Termite and Pest Control are here to explain why a termite letter should be part of your home buying process. If you are a homeowner or you currently are looking to purchase a home, you need to be aware of the …

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Reasons to Hire a Pest Control Company

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville  TN Insects and rodents are called pests for a reason. A pest infestation can cause property damage, raise the threat of illness for your pets and loved ones, and even may contaminate your home. If you see ants crawling in your kitchen or notice a scurrying spider in your living room, you may be tempted to run to your local store for a can of bug spray to handle the problem yourself. However, for lasting removal of any type of household pests, you should hire a professional pest control service in Memphis to do the …

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Spider Myths Busted

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville  TN It is common for people to be fearful or afraid of spiders. This phobia is referred to as arachnophobia, and it does exist! While many people may not mind spiders living outside, they most certainly do not want them anywhere near or inside their home. Whatever may be the cause of this phobia, there are certainly some common myths about spiders that may feed into this fear. Your Memphis area pest control provider AAA Termite and Pest Control is here to set the record straight. While you may not want spiders in your home, …

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Why Mosquitos Find Some People Irresistible

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville  TN Every day that you are outside during the summer puts you at risk for being bitten by a disease-carrying mosquito. Does it ever seem like mosquitos are attracted to you, and not other people around? It is not your imagination, health experts have now discovered that mosquitos do find some people irresistible. Certain people such as pregnant women, people with Type O blood, and athletes attract mosquitos more than other people do. Also, drinking alcohol slightly raises your body temperature, which is what experts believe attracts mosquitos to people who drink. For pregnant women, …

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Preventing Cockroaches in your Home or Business

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville  TN Cockroaches are commonly referred to as roaches. These disease-carrying insects can invade your home or business. Not only can these nasty bugs transfer diseases to people, but their feces can be harmful to anyone that suffers from breathing or respiratory illnesses. It is obvious that no one wants roaches in their home or business, but you may unknowingly be attracting them inside. Here are some tips for preventing cockroaches in your home or business: Keep up with maintenance All structures, be it a home or business, requires routine maintenance. From sealing up cracks and …

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How to tell if you have Termites

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville  TN Termites are swarming winged insects that make their presence known most often during the summertime or warm spring season. However, termites can still be quite active during the winter. Trying to spot these unwanted pests in or around your home may be difficult, but there are certainly warning signs that may signal you have a termite infestation. Here is what to look for and what to do if you believe that you may have termites destroying your investment – your home. Live Termites Termites are known to look similar to ants, but they have …

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Dealing with Unwanted Pests During the Winter

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville  TN Wintertime may seem like a dormant season, which it is for some pests. However, certain pests simply make their way indoors for warmth or in search of food and water. The last thing you want is for rodents, cockroaches, or spiders setting up camp inside your home this winter. Here are tips from the pros on how to deal with winter pests. House Mice Regardless of where you live, either in the city or the country, house mice are everywhere. They even make their way into clean, newly built homes. They are simply looking …

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Repel Pests the Natural Way

Serving Memphis, Cordova, Germantown & Collierville  TN An infestation of pests is always going to be an inconvenience. However, you can follow some simple steps to protect your home or business from certain pests, and do so naturally. A few bags of peppermint tea, for example, can eliminate mice from your home or business. How does this work? Peppermint repels mice because the smell of the herb irritates their noses and serves as an effective deterrent. Just take some used peppermint tea bags (we recommend placing at least four in every room where there is an infestation) and let them do …