Crawl Space Moisture Barriers and Waterproofing

Mt. Juliet, Murfreesboro, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Nashville, TN Question from a long time Ameri Care Services customer in Nashville Tennessee.  She writes, “I’ve been one of your customers for years and have recommended you to friends and family.  However, recently I received a phone book with a magnet on the cover saying “you fix crawl spaces”. I had a plumber under the house back in the summer, and he said I had some standing water in my crawl space; is this a problem?” Answer from Tom Swett owner of Ameri Care Services.  He says, “It’s not uncommon for most houses in Middle Tennessee to get some standing water. If the …

What Kind of Spider is in My House?

Nashville, Murfreesboro and Mt. Juliet TN Question from Nashville Tennessee Resident about spiders: All this spider talk has made me a little nervous. I was watching TV last night when down from my ceiling pops this tiny, yellowish spider like he was saying hello. I freaked out and swatted and don’t know where he landed. Is this a spider I should be concerned about? Answer from Ameri Care Services owner and general manager Tom Swett Without seeing the spider, I can’t be certain, but sounds like you were paid a visit by the Yellow Sac Spider.   Like most pests, as the weather gets colder and it becomes more difficult to …

Top 5 Pest Control Concerns?

Nashville, Murfreesboro and Mt. Juliet TN Q: What would be the top five pest concerns during the summer and early fall?   Answer: In a recent survey, homeowners sounded off about the pest that concern them most and pose the biggest threat to their health and safety during this time. Mosquitoes came in on top followed by ants, ticks, wasps and hornets. Spiders rounded out the top five. We suggest the following: Since pests invade from the outside by way of vegetation and structural guidelines that run along your home, make sure tree branches, shrubs and plants are trimmed back away from the home. Check for and seal off any …

Are the Chemicals Used in Pest Control Safe for My Family?

  Nashville, Murfreesboro and Mt. Juliet TN Today’s pest control products are far superior than in years past, and are safer for people and the environment. Pesticides for household insects are designed to be applied at low concentrations and are usually designed for particular application methods and specific sites in the house. We also have an entire line of bait products that include baits for termites, ants and roaches. Additionally, pesticides are tested extensively for adverse effects on health. Before a product can be used, numerous studies are conducted by the manufacturer and independently evaluated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Based on the current body of knowledge, registered pesticides …

Mold & Moisuture Problems

Mt. Juliet, Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN Mold & Moisture can wreak havoc on both your health and your home. In just a few years, they can significantly damage your home and property, while allergens from mold spores and dust mite waste damage your health. Eliminating mold and moisture will protect your home and family Mold starts with moisture problems. So you can’t solve the mold problem until the moisture problem is addressed. Mold can be found in walls, underneath paneling, in and under carpet, in the ceiling tiles and any other moist locations. Mold can produce toxic substances called mycotoxins. Many media reports have extensively reported on the …

Mold Removal

Mt. Juliet, Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville and Chattanooga TN Ameri Care Services is certified in mold clean up along with mold inspection and testing and specializes in black mold, toxic mold and many other types of mold in your home. Black Mold, Toxic Mold, Mold Infestations Do You Have a Mold Problem? Mold can grow inside or outside of your home and requires damp, wet conditions. Mold spores are similar to pollen in that they travel through the air and degrade the air quality in your home and can cause allergy symptoms and other major health disorders. Mold inside your home creates a major health and safety problem for you and …