Are you Attracting Termites to your Home

are you attracting termites to your house

Nashville and Murfreesboro TN Many homeowners are aware that termites exist but assume their home is safe, or that a termite infestation will never happen to them. While a termite invasion can strike any home, there are five specific things that attract them. Once you know how to avoid these mistakes, you are one step closer to keeping your home …

It’s Winter, where are all of the Mosquitos?

where are the mosquitoes

Nashville and Murfreesboro TN Most people assume that these cold winter months kill off mosquitos. After all, we don’t see them around in subfreezing weather. While wintertime means we don’t have to worry about these pesky, blood-sucking insects, it doesn’t mean that they are gone until summer. Here is what happens to mosquitos during the winter, and how you can …

Termite Letter – An Important Step in Buying a Home

termite letter

Nashville and Murfreesboro TN The warm, humid climate of middle Tennessee makes it a perfect breeding ground for subterranean termites or wood destroying insects. While this is probably the last thing on your mind when buying your dream home, it shouldn’t be. Your pest control company of Murfreesboro, Ameri Care Services, is here to tell you why getting a termite …

Waterproofing my Basement

waterproofing your basement

Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN If you have a basement, the last thing you want to see is moisture or water seeping through the walls or floor. Waterproofing your basement is an excellent way to ensure your home maintains structural integrity, that your family stays safe from mold toxins, plus, a dry basement means peace of mind. Here is …

Do you have Termites? Here’s how to Tell

do you have termites

Nashville and Murfreesboro TN You probably associate swarming winged termites with warmer months such as during the spring and summer, but that does not mean they are only active during that time. Spotting these winged insects around your home could point to the signs of an infestation that could otherwise go unnoticed for years until the wood damage is so …

Are Pest Control Treatments Safe for Kids and Pets

is pest control treatments safe for kids and pets

Nashville and Murfreesboro TN This is a common question we get when it comes to treating homes especially. If you are like most people, you probably associate “pest control” with the use of chemical treatments that are often assumed to be harmful or toxic. At Ameri Care Services, our approach to treating pests in your home (or business) is more …

What Happens to Insects During the Winter

what happens to pest in winter

Nashville and Murfreesboro TN We can already tell that the seasons are changing, not just because we feel it, but we see it happening as certain insects make their way inside. Many bugs go unseen during the winter months. What exactly are they doing? It is called overwintering, which is basically like hibernation where the insects go dormant. To prevent …

Dealing with Winter Pests

dealing with winter pest

Nashville and Murfreesboro TN You may think most all pests hibernate during the winter. While some do, certain pests simply move indoors to find warmth and food, those pests being mice, cockroaches, and spiders. As a home or business owner, here are some tips you can practice to keep these pests from coming inside during the winter. House Mice The …

Keep Roaches out of your Home or Business with these Tips

keep roaches out with these tips

Nashville and Murfreesboro TN Cockroaches also referred to as roaches, are nasty bugs that can invade your home, causing problems for homeowners and property managers of businesses. Not only do roaches carry harmful diseases that can easily be transmitted to humans, but also their feces can cause breathing problems for everyone living in the home. Although no one actually wants …

Tried and True Ways to Getting Rid of Ants

tried and true ways to get rid of ants

Nashville and Murfreesboro TN During these warmer months and into the fall, we long to go outside and enjoy the sunshine but there is something itching to get inside your home or invade your outdoor activities, ants! Many homeowners and businesses in Middle Tennessee, battle ant invasions this time of year, trying all sorts of methods to get rid of …

Termites Facts Every Homeowner Needs to Know

termite facts

Nashville and Murfreesboro TN Termites can be more than just a nuisance – costing homeowners in the U.S. billions of dollars a year in damage. Termite inspections are required when financing a home, but what happens after that initial letter? Down the road, your Nashville home (used or new) could succumb to a termite infestation causing extensive damage that costs …

How Do I Know If I Have Bed Bugs?

how do i know if i have bed bugs

Nashville and Murfreesboro TN Bed bugs are most assuredly an unwanted pest in any home or office. Unfortunately, bed bug infestations can happen to anyone at any time. The best way to determine if you have bed bugs is to provide a sample of a bed bug to your pest control technician. However, spotting the bed bugs isn’t always easy, …