Pest Control Articles – Knoxville

Protect your family from Ticks Carrying Life-threatening Powassan Virus


Powassan virus (POW) starts with fever, vomiting, seizures and memory loss. About half of survivors have permanent neurological symptoms and 10% of all cases are fatal, according to the Centers for Disease Control and

They’re Coming to Invade Your Home: ANTS!


As the East Tennessee weather gets warmer, more and more insects will begin to come alive, looking for delicious spots to invade your home. One pest we are sure to see a lot of

Run for the Hills! Swarming Termites are Coming!


Swarming Termites!!! Could there be anything worse!?!  Don’t Run for the Hills, Instead Call Preferred Pest Termite and Turf to stop these swarmer in before they take over your home. Termite swarmers are winged termites whose

Carpenter Bees vs. Bumblebees


There are many benefits to seeing bees around your home, but make sure they are the RIGHT kind of bee. Bumblebees are known to be unaggressive and harmless to your home, and play a vital

Sleep Tight without Bites


Another report has come out with these pests we just can’t stand to have in our homes, the ones that runs fear down our spine… BED BUGS! Local station, WBIR has done a story

Mice Mice Baby


As cold weather is still among us in East Tennessee so are mice and other rodents trying to invade your home! Don’t let these pesky guys take over! Sure you could set traps and

Don’t Worry About it, New Online Bill Pay Option


Don’t miss another payment for your lawn, termite or pest control. Now we are proud to feature a new option to pay your bill, online! It’s so easy! Just click here or the link

Be the Envy of the Neighborhood

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Be the envy of the neighborhood this summer with an amazing lawn. Start now with a Spring Emergent Herbicide. A Spring Emergent lawn care product eliminates weeds at the earliest stage of growth — before

Preferred Customers Act Now For the Best Savings

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Are you an existing Preferred Pest, Termite & Turf Customer? If you are now is the time to save big on those services you have been debating and haven’t acted on. Start now for

Fungus Gnats, Fruit Flies, and Drain Flies: What is the Difference?


      Fungus Gnats, Fruit Flies and Drain Flies are often similar in size and can over take your house. But which one do you have? Here’s tips on identifying and stopping these three pesky flies. Fungus Gnats