6 Reasons why Winter Pest Control is a Must

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Nashville and Murfreesboro TN It’s certainly cold here in middle Tennessee. Temperatures may be tolerable during the day, but nighttime temperatures are dipping below freezing. Does this mean that bugs will freeze and die? Nope! Contrary to what most people believe, bugs don’t really die off during the cold winter. Instead, they find their way indoors, and their choice of shelter just may be your home or business. Pest control service provided in the Nashville area at Ameri Care Services wants you to know these six reasons why winter pest control is a must. Spiders such as black widows, ants, cockroaches, mice, termites, fleas, and the like may be scarcely …

Reasons to keep your Gutters Clean

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN “Make sure you clean the gutters this weekend!” That’s the age-old directive that almost all of us have either said to someone we love or had someone we love say it to us. Why is cleaning the gutters important? Ameri Care Services of Murfreesboro has some information that can answer this important gutter maintenance questions today! What are Gutters and Why are They Important? A rain gutter or surface water collection channel is a component of water discharge system for a home or building. Water from a pitched roof flows down into a valley gutter, a parapet gutter or an eaves gutter. Gutters are …

How Often Should I Recieve a Termite Inspection

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Nashville and Murfreesboro TN Termites. Just the word makes all homeowners cringe. There are few things, outside of fire and water, which can damage a home more than these tiny insects. Why are termites so damaging to homes? What are the signs of a termite infestation? When should you have your Murfreesboro or Nashville area home or business inspected for termites? What can be done if termites are damaging your home or business? These all are popular questions that you may be wondering. Termite technicians in Nashville at Ameri Care Services have some information and tips on how you can recognize, get rid of, and prevent termites in your middle …

Watch out for these Winter Pests in Nashville

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Nashville and Murfreesboro TN You may associate pests more with the warmer weather, but some pests actually become more active during the winter. When the weather turns cold, certain species of pest go on the move, trying to find new homes indoors where it will be warmer, and they can find a better supply of food. Mice, cockroaches, and spiders are the most common varieties of pests to make these types of moves during the winter. Whether you own a home or a business, Ameri Care Services wants to educate you on the danger of these pests, and some steps you can take to protect yourself from infestation. House mice …

Is your Home Exposing you to Toxic Mold

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN Flu season is here, but there are actually many causes and reasons behind an illness. Germs can lead to flu, the common cold, and even more serious viruses that even could threaten your life. One source of illnesses has nothing to do with germs … it comes from mold. Your mold removal experts in the Nashville area at Ameri Care Services are here to help you identify signs of toxic mold exposure and what you should do if you think you are being exposed to mold in your home or basement. Know the symptoms of mold exposure Skin rash can develop from direct contact …

Facts about Termites during the Winter

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Nashville and Murfreesboro TN Many people believe that termites die off during the winter, but that simply is not the case! Your termite control specialists in Nashville at Ameri Care Services want you to know these facts about termites so that you can protect your home or business during the winter months. Where do termites go during the winter? Termites don’t die off, contrary to popular belief, during the winter. Instead, they burrow deep into the soil where it remains a comfortable temperature while maintaining ample access to the wood that they thrive on. What’s the difference between subterranean and dry wood termites? Dry wood or damp termites prefer to …

Why you need a Battery Backup Sump Pump

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN Do you have a sump pump in your basement, then you already are taking precaution to prevent another flooding incident. You may already have dealt with such an unfortunate circumstance and know without a doubt that you never want to deal with that headache, and expense, again. Did you know, however, that even with a sump pump that there still is a risk of your basement flooding again? Here are four reasons why you need a battery backup sump pump as provided to you by your Nashville basement waterproofing experts at AmeriCare Services.  We understand that having a sump pump installed is a large …

Protecting your home against Pests this Fall

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Nashville and Murfreesboro TN Even though children in the South have been back in school for a couple of months, and high school and college football a few games into the season, it is still not too cold out, and many people find it hard to believe that summer is over. However, it is time to look into winterizing, and part of that is the effort to keep pests out of your home. Most creatures hibernate for the winter—diapause for insects—but rats and mice can’t hibernate and must look for warmth and shelter like people do. A way into someone’s house is like winning the lottery for them. How can …

7 Ways to Keep Mice out of your Home this Fall

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Nashville and Murfreesboro TN If there is one thing that is for sure, it’s that no one really likes to have mice in their home! These rodents carry 25 known diseases, can bring in fleas and other unwanted house guests, which makes them a potential threat to humans. Your Nashville pest control specialists at Ameri Care Services has seven ways to keep mice out of your home this fall. If you are already experiencing an issue with rodents or would like a professional to remove mice from your home, please contact us today! Seal up gaps and holes-Search around your home both inside and out, and seal up any small …

Fall is Time for Spiders, Rodents, and other Pests

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Nashville and Murfreesboro TN We have officially welcomed fall with open arms. Something about the crisp air and cool evenings that reminds us the holidays are upon us once more, but so is something else that may not be as enjoyable – pests! Fall is the time when spiders, rodents, and other pests make their way indoors. Your Nashville pest control experts at Ameri Care Services want you to know what you can do to prevent these pests from entering your home or business, and what to do if you find any inside. Spiders Spiders aren’t known for moving indoors because it’s cold out. Instead, they usually are just looking …

Scott Palumbo Promotion

Scott Palumbo

Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN Ameri Care Services is proud to announce that one of our own employees, Scott Palumbo, recently earned a promotion to the position of General Manager. Palumbo was promoted from his current position as the Sales and Real Estate Services Manager for Ameri Care Services. “Scott is known for his excellent managerial skills, leadership approach, decision-making qualities, and directive nature. He also has a proven record of punctuality, dedication, and sincerity,” said Tom Swett, owner of Ameri Care Services. Palumbo holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Embry-Riddle, as well as an Associate’s Degree in Hospitality Management. He also holds two Certificates of Technical …

Affordable Solutions to Prevent Basement Leaks

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Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN Water damage is becoming a bigger problem for homeowners, and a big reason why many home insurance rates are skyrocketing. Tens of thousands of dollars in water damage can result from a small leak. These leaks may go undetected for quite some time in little-used areas of the house such as the basement, where mold could grow due to the excess humidity or other problems may develop. If you encounter water damage, then the Nashville moisture control specialists at Ameri Care Services can help, but we also want to provide you with this list of do-it-yourself solutions to prevent basement leaks before they happen. …